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
Yesterday we hosted a really informative live chat about working with consultants . We heard first-hand from consultants about why their work is important and how it can help with your HLF application or project delivery, how to go about employing them and who much it costs, and importantly, how to... read more
On the 21st and 22nd February I attended the BRICK Conference 2018. The conference was titled ‘Learning for the Future: How to evaluate the impact of heritage projects’ and across the two days delegates and speakers explored the importance of evaluation in heritage, what it entails and how to do it... read more
The FSC BioLinks project aims to improve our capacity for recording and monitoring natural heritage by providing training in invertebrate identification and recording. It soon became apparent during our consultation that the sector was having difficulty recruiting young adults as active biological... read more
Last week we hosted a really lively live chat about engaging young people in heritage . In fact, it was our most popular live chat to date! It was great to hear first-hand from young people about why they love heritage, why they think others should love it too, and how we can all go about removing... read more