Each month, one of the Trustees, Ambassadors and sometimes guest authors, will be writing blogs to provide followers of the Mary Seacole Trust with further insight into the work of the Mary Seacole Trust.

Colonel David Bates ARRC

November 2018 saw thousands of commemorations around the world with people and organisations marking the signing of the Armistice that confirmed a ceasefire between the Allies and Central Powers on the Western Front in November 1918. This was only the beginning of the end of World War I, or the Great War, as fighting continued […] Read More

Karen Bonner

In a year in which Great Britain celebrated the centenary of the act of parliament that granted the vote to some women, the 70th year anniversary of the National Health Service and the arrival of the HMS Windrush, I poise to reflect upon how these events have shaped my life. My parents arrived in UK […] Read More

Black History Month: Reflection without a mirror

There is much debate each year over whether there should be a focus on UK Black history during the course of just one month each year. Many people understandably consider that there should be a perennial acknowledgment without any specific period being identified. It is perhaps true that in time there may be less of […] Read More

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