Anti-slavery cause still important

PUBLISHED: 15:54 01 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:25 10 June 2010

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1: A sun-drenched Lympstone garden celebrated freedom on Sunday at the 30th anniversary party for Anti-Slavery International. Guest of honour at the Church Lane party was Gerard Wilberforce, Topsham-based great-great-grandson of William Wilberforce, the York

A sun-drenched Lympstone garden celebrated freedom on Sunday at the 30th anniversary party for Anti-Slavery International.Guest of honour at the Church Lane party was Gerard Wilberforce, Topsham-based great-great-grandson of William Wilberforce, the Yorkshire politician who drove the British Empire to the abolition of slavery in 1833.The garden party pressed home the need to continue working against slavery in the modern era. Guests also enjoyed live music, food and drink at the fundraiser.

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