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Over the last 7 years, since the age of 17, I have been a volunteer with the Llŷn Maritime museum in Nefyn, North West Wales. http://www.llyn-maritime-museum.co.uk/ During this time I have become a committee member and trustee. In 2014, the museum reopened thanks to HLF funding. Through my experience with the museum I am now Vice Chairman of MOROL- Institute of Welsh Maritime Historical Studies. I am in my second year of an AHRC CDA PhD studentship research at the Ironbridge Institute, University of Birmingham on Education at World Heritage Sites- How are World Heritage Values communicated within the formal learning process. This follows an Archaeology BA and International Cultural Heritage Management MA from Durham University.
What's going on in our community
Welcome to our online forum for people connected to our Great Place Scheme programme. As a UK-wide initiative we know how tricky it can be to get people in the same room so an online community is the perfect way to get folks connected, sharing and learning from each other. Whether you are... read more
OUR CRAFT CHANGES LIVES The Dry Stone Walling Association is offering the opportunity to train for a new career in the traditional craft of dry stone walling. With support from Heritage Lottery Fund Skills for the Future Programme , a National Training Bursary Project has been launched. Our new... read more
Yesterday we hosted a really intersting live chat on the topic of 'When is heritage?' . That is to say - how old does something have to be to be considered heritage? We invited some guests along to talk about their HLF-supported projects which deal with what might be considered 'contemporary'... read more
Stories, Stones and Bones was a dedicated programme created to help communities participate in Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology with a focus on engaging new audiences. £850,000 was awarded to 98 projects across Scotland exploring all kinds of heritage. The programme aimed to get... read more