Community Heritage Research Workshops - talking our way around Scotland

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We are talking with you about your heritage in your community - come and join in!

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Twelve discussion days are being held around Scotland in 2019 for people who are involved with heritage in their communities in any way. You might be a volunteer, someone managing a heritage site, or perhaps running a business - or just interested and actively involved.

We will be talking about a potential new national network for community heritage. How might it work, and how might it meet your needs and wants?

What you tell us will directly influence what happens in the future, so come and join in the conversation.

The workshops are free to attend, and there will be plenty of tea and biscuits - but please bring your own lunch! Not providing lunch has enabled us to reach more communities.

All events start at 10.30am and finish at 4pm *except for Leverburgh which is an hour later to fit ferry times.

The research workshop tour is organised by the University of St Andrews together with the National Library of Scotland and Ergadia Museums and Heritage, and working closing with the grass-roots led Scottish Community Heritage Alliance.

The project is funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

The schedule is as follows. Click on 'register' (above right) for tickets to all events.

  1. Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow - 15th May
  2. Peter Pan Moat Brae, Dumfries - 17th May
  3. Strathpeffer Community Centre, Strathpeffer - 31st May
  4. Timespan, Helmsdale - 4th June
  5. Garioch Heritage Centre, inverurie - 7th June
  6. Blairgowrie Town Hall, Blairgowrie - 8th June
  7. Voe Hall, Shetland - 29th June
  8. Kyle Village Hall, Kyle of Lochalsh - 18th September
  9. Nevis Centre, Fort William - 19th September
  10. Kilmartin Church, Kilmartin - 20th September
  11. Eyemouth Hippodrome, Eyemouth - 11th October
  12. Leverburgh Hall, Isle of Harris - 25th October * starts 11.30am, ends 5pm

The programme for each event is the same:

10.30 registration, tea and coffee

11.00am Introduction

11.10am Speaker (various) to warm everyone up

11.30am - 1pm Workshop session 1

1pm - 2pm lunch and networking

2pm - 3.30pm Workshop session 2

3.30pm Wrap up discussion over tea and biscuits

4pm Finish

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