David Livingstone Trust

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November 2019
Tourism Chief Visits Livingstone Birthplace
VisitScotland’s Chief Executive was on site at the David Livingstone Birthplace Project to review its on-going restoration during a tour of the Lanarkshire area. Malcolm Roughead met with the Trust’s Chair Isabel Bruce to discuss the next steps for the historic landmark.

November 2019
David Livingstone Birthplace Releases First Podcast About Newly Published Digital Edition of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels
In the first podcast from the David Livingstone Birthplace Kate Simpson, from Edinburgh Napier University, interviews Justin Livingstone, of Queen’s University Belfast, about the newly published digital edition of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels.

October 2019
David Livingstone Birthplace Partners with Scotland Malawi Partnership for First School Partnership Awards
The awards, in partnership with the Scotland Malawi Partnership and supported by the Year of Young People National Lottery Fund, aim to celebrate the variety of school partnerships held between Scotland and Malawi.

October 2019
Black History Month Wikipedia Editathon
Join the Birthplace Project and Wikimedia teams in the David Livingstone Birthplace’s first Wikipedia Editathon on 16 October in Rutherglen.

September 2019
The David Livingstone Birthplace Explores the Local Community for Volunteers
The David Livingstone Birthplace Project, home to the history of Scotland’s famous explorer David Livingstone, has announced that it is exploring the local community for a series of new volunteer positions in the run up to its planned re-opening next Summer.

September 2019
David Livingstone Trust Wins Funding For New Exhibition Thanks To Community Support
The David Livingstone Trust has won a £2,471 award to fund a new exhibition about the local area, thanks to a major thumbs-up from the local community.

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