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Past events

RFET: Past events


Soweto Gospel Choir
  • 24 October 2022

Soweto Gospel Choir concert in Durham Cathedral in memory of Ruth First (including a tribute by her daughter Gillian Slovo)


Sponsored walk 2022
  • 4 September 2022

Sponsored 10-mile walk with this year’s Ruth First Scholar Shamiso Zamba round Durham to raise funds for the Ruth First Scholarship (with Helen walking in Norway and Pearson and Peter in Malawi)


Ruth First mural
  • 8 March 2022

Unveiling by Hilary Wainwright of the mural and plaque on the side of Ruth First House (on Providence Row, Durham), restored by the original artist Lotte Shankland