Sankofa: Connections and Collections Project - Maeve Morris

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Maeve Morris and her husband Roger founded the Liverpool Samba School in 1995 and also went on to create the Brazilica Festival, its first parade was in 2008 as part Liverpool’s 2008 Capital of Culture celebrations. Listen below to part one and hear Maeve talk about how a chance encounter led to the creation of the Liverpool Samba School and how Maeve and Roger were inspired to create their first parade after a trip to Brazil. Listen below to part two and hear Maeve talk about the impact the festival has had on the local community and how people can get involved with the Liverpool Carnival Company, based in what used to be Edge Hill Library on Lodge Lane.