The House of Commons Launch - 30 January 2012

Image of inside the house of commonsThe official launch of the 'Echoes of Benin kingdom/British conflict 1897' and the introduction of the volunteers to the project took place at the House of commons (The Jubilee Room) on Monday 30th January 2012.

The event attended by a delegation of 50 people (30 volunteers) and others consisting of project staff, partner organisations (British museum, Aston-Mansfield, Benin union trust, the African youth organisation and REIN). Members of NACRC management committee and councillor Joy Laguda from Newham council were also in attendance.

The event hosted by Lyn Brown (MP for West Ham) included a guided tour of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.