Called to Justice and Freedom:
A celebration of the Life and Legacy ofArchbishop Trevor Huddleston CR KCMG
A service to mark the centenary of his birthSaturday 29 June, 11am
(doors open 10.30am)
St Martins in the Fields,
Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 4JJ
Doors open at 10.30 for the service to start at 11 am. It is anticipated that the service will lastbetween and hour and quarter and hour and half.There will be a light reception in South Africa House afterwards, courtesy of the South Africa HighCommissioner, Dr Zola Skweyiya who will be attending the service.
The service is open to all but for logistical and security reasons for the reception it isessential to register in advance at:E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: 020 3263 2001 www.actsa.org
Archbishop Trevor Huddleston and the Anti Apartheid Movement
Archbishop Huddleston was at the forefront of the Anti-Apartheid Movement in Britain andinternationally, especially since his return from Mauritius.Highlights include:
The mass protest against the visit of P W Botha to Britain in June 1984. On the eve of thismeeting, Archbishop Huddleston led an AAM delegation to meet Prime Minister MargaretThatcher to protest at the visit;
The 120,000 strong demonstration in London in November 1985 to protest at Britain's anti-sanctions stance at the Nassau Commonwealth Summit, which was also addressed by OliverTambo and Reverend Jesse Jackson;
The Artists Against Apartheid and AAM march and festival on 28 June 1986 attended by 1/4million and addressed by Trevor Huddleston and Thabo Mbeki in which many top rock and popstars performed. This took place the day following the European Community Summit in TheHague at which the British Prime Minister, Mrs Thatcher, again blocked EC sanctions againstapartheid South Africa;
The "Nelson Mandela Freedom at 70" campaign in 1988 which was initiated by ArchbishopHuddleston and included the Wembley Concert which was broadcast to an audience of onebillion world-wide;
Archbishop Trevor Huddleston wasPresident of the Anti Apartheid Movement1981-94 and founding patron of ACTSA in1994.
The service is organised by the TrevorHuddleston Memorial Centre and ACTSAand hosted by St Martin in the Fields.