Participate in an 8-week project (start date 25th October, 2019) exploring and interpreting the history of the workers at the Carron ironworks over time, and their lives in now lost villages. The project will create digital interpretation including image galleries, written articles and stories, and audio guides and scripts from the imagined point of view of workers through time as well as creating pieces utilising recordings from our Industry Histories oral history project. This content will be incorporated into the Our Stories website and Falkirk Explored trails app, as well as informing potential projects in 2020.
The Great Place project is a district-wide 2-year programme of activities celebrating the places, people, traditions, and industry of the Falkirk area with thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
What's in it for you?
Phase I - research
Phase II - digital interpretation
Skills, attitude, and experience required
Other important information
Location: The project will take place in a mix of Larbert and Falkirk locations including the archives at Callendar House.
Time Commitment: 2.5 hours per week for 8 weeks. There will be the opportunity to participate in activities that further develop the research conducted in 2020, but this is optional.
Contact: Helen Rashad, Great Place Project Coordinator 01324 590984 firstname.lastname@example.org
Training: Project volunteers will be supported by Great Place staff and workshop facilitator, with additional training from archive staff.
Expenses: Travel expenses within the Falkirk area will be reimbursed. Expenses from outwith the district may be reimbursed on a case by case basis.
How to apply
Please complete the online application form here.
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