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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:30 to 15:30

Heritage Skills Day - Leading a Good Guided Tour

Overton Memorial Hall

If you work as a volunteer with a heritage site or lead (or would like to lead) local history walks in your area, refresh your skills for giving a good tour. Presentation tips, managing groups around a site, sensible route planning and learn how to do risk assessments. This training will be led by Minerva Heritage who specialise in Heritage Interpretation. The training is FREE, but pre-booking is essential.

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Heritage Skills Day - Learning to Record Oral History

Ford Park, Ulverston


Top tips for groups or individuals thinking of undertaking oral history projects. Learn about best practice, try out the technology and discover how to archive and process recordings properly so the memories are treasured and available in the long term. There will be plenty of chances for practical learning throughout the day. The day will be led by Jenn Mattinson, a specialist in Oral History, who is leading our own Fishing Heritage Oral History Project. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:00

Silverdale shore beach clean

Beach clean

Silverdale Shore. All equipment provided. All welcome. 

Meet at car park on the shore GR SD 458 748 

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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:00 to 12:00

Morecambe Lodge Beach Clean

beach clean

Morecambe Lodge

All volunteers welcome. All equipment provided.

LA5 8JP (GR SD 469 674)

Meet at the road end by the shore


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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:30 to 16:00

Heritage Skills Day - Effective Displays and Exhibitions

Lancaster City Museum

If you enjoy preparing community displays or delivering local history projects around the Bay, join us and learn some professional but easy to achieve top tips to make your local history displays shine. The course will be led by Lisa Keys from Minerva Hertiage who specialises in heritage interpretation. Booking is required and places are limited.


Image: Displays at Carnforth Heritage Centre by Tony West 

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Events Programme

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00

New Barns beach clean

New Barns 

Meet on the foreshore at the bottom of New Barns Road before the Bob-in-Cafe.LA5 0BN


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