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The goal of the London Black History Coordinating Committee is to engage the community in celebrating Black History Month through organizing, supporting, and collaborating with community organizations on programs and activities that are available in the region to educate, inform and uplift.

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Historic Moment

Emancipation Day at Fanshawe Pioneer Village


July 30 | 10am-4pm
Fanshawe Pioneer Village
1424 Clarke Road, London

On August 1st of 1834, the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect for the British Empire. In Canada, communities began holding Emancipation Day events to commemorate the day. In London Ontario, these celebrations often included parades around the core of the city.

Join us this year at 1:00 pm to take part in a parade around the Village grounds and presentations about London's rich Black History.

Hosted by Fanshawe Pioneer Village, and the London Black History Coordinating Committee