the seven saints of st pauls® | st pauls’ carnival heritage initiative mural & trail

In 2015, The Seven Saints of St Pauls’® exhibition was held. Overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response of those in attendance, the artist, Michele Curtis, quickly realised more needed to be done. Two years later, what started as a one-off exhibition has become a creative movement that is changing the very landscape of Bristol and improving the city’s social and cultural health.

This heritage trail features a permanent outdoor gallery. The seven large-scale murals and accompanying mobile app are educational tools to learn about the rich history of the St Pauls’ Carnival and the contributions made by the Windrush Generation.


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The Honourable Owen Adolphus Henry

In 1962, Owen Henry opened Homelands Travel Service, the first Black-owned travel agency in Bristol. The agency specialised in chartered flights to and from the Caribbean and offered a safe alternative for sending money overseas.

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dolores Evadne campbell

Dolores Campbell actively supported young people within Bristol and encouraged them to be empowered and confident members of society. In 1993, Dolores became a foster parent. She fostered approximately 30 children over an 18 year period until her death on 25 August 2011.