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After training in a number of repositories across the UK Pamela qualified as an Archivist from Liverpool University in 1995. Since then she has been responsible for a range of collections including higher education, museum, business, private, and local authority archives. Pamela has always really enjoyed the practical elements of heritage and collections, and getting people involved. As a consequence she has more recently diversified, working in the Volunteer sector, and on a large scale community learning Heritage Lottery funded project. Pamela's current post is Project Development Officer, Libraries. Museums & Galleries, for South Ayrshire Council, with the aims of developing these services, and engaging communities through grant funding, partnership working, exhibitions, learning, interpretation and specific events. Pamela also volunteers for Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies as their Secretary.
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