Trustee Dawn Hill honoured with CBE in 2018 New Year’s Honours list

The Mary Seacole Trust is delighted to announce that Dawn Hill, trustee and president of the Mary Seacole Trust, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours list. The honour was awarded for services to culture, in recognition of Dawn’s pivotal contribution to recording and celebrating Black history and heritage in …

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Memorial honouring healthcare workers unveiled

A plaque commemorating healthcare workers who have put themselves at risk to care for people caught up in conflict and natural disasters was unveiled by Sir Hugh Taylor, Chair of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, on Friday afternoon (December 8th). Trevor SterlingSir Hugh TaylorCol. Marie RichterMrs Angella Rose-Howell Guests were welcomed by Trevor …

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Healthcare workers honoured

A memorial plaque commissioned by the Mary Seacole Trust will be unveiled on Friday by Sir Hugh Taylor, Chair of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, in an invitation-only ceremony at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Guests will include representatives from the defence medical services, nursing, local government, politics and the Jamaican High Commission, with …

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Jon Daniel

A tribute to Jon Daniel

The Mary Seacole Trust pays tribute to Jon Daniel, the independent creative director, designer and columnist, who died earlier this month at the age of 51, following a short illness. Classically trained as a graphic designer, Jon was an art director for many of London’s leading advertising agencies in a career spanning over twenty-five years. …

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Mary Seacole Trust shortlisted for prestigious diversity award

The Mary Seacole Trust has been shortlisted for the UK’s largest diversity awards. MST, the charity which promotes the legacy of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole, has been shortlisted in the Community Organisation Award for Race, Religion & Faith category at the National Diversity Awards 2017. Charities and role models from across the UK will …

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New charity will promote the legacy of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole

As well as maintaining the statue, the Mary Seacole Trust hopes to build on the huge amount of community support that made the statue possible, encouraging individuals and organisations to sign up to Mary Seacole’s legacy. Trevor Sterling, chair of the new Trust, explained: ‘The statue was funded by donations from thousands of individuals and …

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