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Statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston goes on display in local museum 

A statue of slave trader Edward Colston (pictured) that was toppled during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 7, 2021 will go on public display on Friday - almost a year-to-the-day since it was torn down

The public display of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston lying flat after being torn down during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol last year has been branded a ‘partisan act’ by an art critic. Its’ new home is at the M Shed museum in the city alongside placards from the protest and a timeline…

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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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Darth Vader figure is placed on plinth where slave trader Edward Colston’s statue stood

A leading street artist created the unofficial tribute to Dave Prowse, saying the city 'has lost a son' after the British actor died on Sunday

Mannequin Skywalker! Darth Vader figure is placed on plinth where slave trader Edward Colston’s toppled statue once stood in tribute to late Star Wars actor David Prowse A street artist created the unofficial tribute to the Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse The creator, who has not been named, said city ‘has lost a son’ after…

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