Cultural events

Cultural events

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Event Information:

  • Mon

    Fairfield House : How we preserve Emperor Haile Selassie I's legacy for Our Community

    8.00 pm - 9.30 pm

    The first Fairfield House online public meeting is a discussion and Q&A about the future of Fairfield House, former home of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I 1936 - 1941, which he graciously gifted to the Corporation of Bath as a home for the aged in 1959.

    Fairfield House : How we preserve Emperor Haile Selassie I's legacy for Our Community. 

    Facilitated by Rob Mitchell (Imperial Voice Radio)

    Welcome from Esther Antohin, founder and director of Heritage Watch Ethiopia

    Pauline Swaby Wallace - Manager, BEMSCA

    Cllr Dine Romero - Leader, B&NES Council

    HE Teferi Melesse Desta, Ethiopian Ambassador to the UK

    Dr Shawn Naphtali Sobers, director, Fairfield House Bath CIC

    Andy Salmon - Pro Vice Chancellor External, Bath Spa University

    John Wilkinson - B&NES Council

    and an introduction to the other Fairfield House Bath CIC Directors.

    Date: Mon 30 November 2020

    Time: 20:00 - 21:30 GMT

    Once registered via Eventbrite, you will receive a Zoom link for this event. Capacity for the Zoom meeting is 200 people.

    You can listen to this event via Fairfield House's own radio station

    Donations always welcome for Fairfield House and we will be encouraging these on the evening via our Local Giving platform :


    " Deciding to make our residence at Bath, We bought a house called Fairfield, and with renewed vigour, continued Our Struggle."  - His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I