News - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Publication of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857): A Critical Edition
Livingstone Online have announced the first edition of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857): A Critical Edition.
The David Livingstone Birthplace Project Unveils Fresh Branding
The David Livingstone Birthplace Project, home to the history of Scotland’s famous explorer David Livingstone, has revealed a new brand this month.
Are You Part of David Livingstone’s Living Legacy?
Next year the David Livingstone Birthplace will reopen after a major redevelopment. Scotland Malawi Partnership are excited to have been commissioned by the David Livingstone Trust to develop inspiring video and photographic content for the last and largest room in the museum, which will now explore Livingstone’s contemporary legacy.
Belong Nottingham Visit 14 May 2019
The Birthplace Project team were delighted to welcome Belong Nottingham team to our offices to have an exchange of research, information and start a new research partnership.
Birthplace Project's Pop-up Display at Livingstone Memorial Church in Blantyre
Our pop-up exhibition has now moved on to David Livingstone Memorial Church in Blantyre where you can see it until the end of April. Opening times are...
Volunteers Day 2019
Our wonderful volunteers had a closer look at some of the graphic content for the redesign as well as some tea and cake!
Association of Scottish Business Women Recognise Isabel Bruce as one of their Women of Inspiration 2019
As Chair of the David Livingstone Trust, she is the driving force behind a £6.1m project to transform Livingstone’s Blantyre birthplace into a hub of learning and cross-cultural importance, securing funding from the Scottish Government, Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Environment Scotland.
Publication of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857) - A Critical Edition
We are thrilled to announce the publication of Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857): A Critical Edition after a long period of development.