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I was appointed in September 2014 as Community & Heritage Training Officer for the Morecambe Bay Partnership’s Landscape Partnership Scheme entitled 'Headlands to Headspace. I have a heritage background and have worked for the last 15 years in the Museums sector in curatorial or management roles in the North West. Most recently I was the Manager of Lancaster Maritime Museum where I developed a great interest in Morecambe Bay. I have ways worked closely with volunteers in my career and delivered a wide range of community heritage projects including exhibitions, workshops, research initiatives, oral history projects and hands-on activities for everyone from the over 90s to the under 5s.
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