The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative is an exciting HLF Landscape Partnership that aims to protect, enhance and celebrate the the unique natural and historic landscape and heritage of the upper reaches of the River Forth. My role as Communications Officer is to help the Initiative to achieve its aims through communications and interpretation - working with the project partners, local communities and the wider public. See http://www.innerforthlandscape.co.uk/about/what-is-ifli. Before my role at IFLI I was a freelance writer and interpretation consultant, based in central Scotland. I specialise in natural history, horticultural and environmental subjects. I research, write, design and produce leaflets, interpretation boards, magazines, web text, and reports. I still do the odd contract to keep my hand in!
What's going on in our community
Yesterday we hosted an engaging live chat about archives , with a host of expert guest who have worked with everything from photos and glass plate negatives, to sound recordings, and even seal blubber stove smoke-stained diaries, maps and letters! It was great to hear about the variety of routes... read more
As part of the HLF South East England Team’s focus on LGBT+ Heritage, we welcome Beth Asbury, the project manager for Out in Oxford , to have a chat with us. The Out In Oxford project, based at the Pitt Rivers Museum, created an LGBT+ Heritage Trail across all of the University of Oxford’s... read more
We have compiled a short handout containing top tips for planning and delivering a project focused on, or involving, community archaeology. It covers: The archaeology project life-cycle Types of activities that can be included Rough guide to costs and support needs Important points to consider... read more
HLF recently spoke to Sado Jirde , Director at the Black South West Network (BSWN), about the HLF-supported There IS Black In The Union Jack project (#ThereISBlackInTheUnionJack). Sado, There IS Black In The Union Jack is a film and history project by BSWN which looks at the relationships between... read more