Announcing Glenburn Buddies History Skills Project
Next meeting Friday 23rd September, 10am to 1pm.
This project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Renfrewshire Council’s Great Place Scheme. The Great Place Scheme aims to promote Renfrewshire as a cultural destination by celebrating Renfrewshire’s community heritage.
We are currently recruiting up to 10 volunteers to participate in the project. Some places are available to other projects involved int he Great Places Scheme, but we are looking for residents of Glenburn to join the course.
The project aims to equip those attending who have had no prior training in researching historical information with the skills required to carry out historical research, oral history, the use of IT and social media in relation to history and much more. Between 10 and 1pm there will be two 50 minute teaching session with time set aside for breaks, and research.
The project will be teaching: basic research skills, oral history, digital imaging, using archives, understanding landscapes, genealogy, along with social media & presentation skills.
Participants in the project will also have the opportunity to explore Glenburn on a heritage walk , visit a local archive, participate in the Glenburn Heritage Group Drop In Sessions which will start on the 20th August in the Outreach Centre and in Doors Open Day when the Outreach Centre will be open, with heritage displays relating to the history of the former Glenburn Parish Church and the move from George St Church to Glenburn in the 1950s.
To join the course, please fill the form in as soon as possible . We will then Contact you by email to confirm your place and provide joining instructions.
The project is supported by: