David Livingstone Trust

News - 2019

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.

September 2019
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.

August 2019
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.

July 2019
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.

April 2019
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.

April 2019
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...

March 2019
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!

March 2019
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.

January 2019
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.

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