Our vision is a South Africa where everyone truly belongs: where opportunity, prosperity and resources are used to create a society where none live in poverty; where children and young people are active citizens of the world, cherishing our democracy, our Constitution and our freedoms
Our programmes integrate leadership and value-
We also preserve and share the history of this area, and the histories of the multi-
Our values are inspired by the life-
Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre, 71 Toby Street, Sophiatown, Johannesburg, 2092 . Post: PO Box 468, Westhoven 2142.
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The Trevor Huddleston Memorial Centre. NPO no 020 393
Patrons: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Ambassador Abdul Minty, Rev Mpho Tutu
Hon Sophie du Bruyn MP, Emeritus Archbishop Khotso Makhulu, Esme Matshikiza, Sally Motlana.
The Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre (THMC)
Our venues, known as Sophiatown the Mix -
All profits are routed to support our work with young people and creative community development that is sustainable: where the impact on people, planet and profit is carefully judged and resources shared.
15 June 2018, the staff and friends of the Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre in Sophiatown marked the anniversary of the birth of Father Huddleston, the anti-
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Entrance to heritage house: R45
(Full Sophiatown walking tours R170 every Saturday 11am)
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February 2018 Media Release
Sophiatown’s Removal Commemorations goes back to the future through music
In March we joined the nation and the world in remembering Bra Hugh Masekela, his legacy and influence: read here about Bra Hugh receiving his first trumpet from Fr Huddleston; and here, a later gift of a trumpet from the legendary Louis Armstrong.
Here we remember Bra Hugh’s impact on us at the Fr Huddleston Memorial Centre in Sophiatown (clip courtesy of Kliphard)
As this month we mark Youth Month we also remember the birth of Fr Huddleston on June 15 1913.
This year we are screening the film ‘’One Humanity” in which the role of Fr Huddleston, in 1986,led to the largest ever tribute concert to Nelson Mandela, is told alongside all those who made it happened
You can also visit a free exhibition about the life of Fr Trevor at the Sophiatown National Heritage House click here for details and opening hours
We are an 18-
We do this in Sophiatown itself, and through partnerships established across the world: these include the ASHA Centre, UK; St Martin in the Fields; Gloucester Theatre Company; Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) and with individuals and groups from the USA to Uganda.
In South Africa, the THMC board established a BBBEE social enterprise company in July 2014 – Sophiatown Motswako Enterpises (SME) Pty Ltd -