Catrine CEVIC photo gallery

Catrine CEVIC photo gallery

Photos of the HLF-funded Community Education and Visitor Information Centre in the village of Catrine, East Ayrshire. I was interpretation project manager along with Fergus Sutherland. Graphic Design is by Tea and...
Catrine Walks – community built heritage walk ‘app’

Catrine Walks – community built heritage walk ‘app’

Catrine is a small village in East Ayrshire with a fascinating history in the textiles industry. Sadly, not many people have heard of Catrine, certainly not compared to the nearby and better-preserved World Heritage Site of New Lanark. Catrine Community Trust has been...
Sustainable Interactive Interpretation (yes, really!)

Sustainable Interactive Interpretation (yes, really!)

This is the content of a talk that I gave with Ken Boyd of FifeX at the Scottish Museums Federation conference and AGM last week. I promised to share the slides and some web links but as the slides are just photos I thought I’d better write some text too! The...
Lessons from Bannockburn

Lessons from Bannockburn

It’s ok, this is not a Scottish Independence Referendum blog post… The National Trust for Scotland’s Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre  opened in 2014, the 700th Anniversary of the battle itself. I was lucky enough to visit and get a...
Using digital technology in museum displays

Using digital technology in museum displays

Last week I was invited to speak at the Scottish Museums Federation event “Digitally Speaking: how do we engage our visitors?” held at the National Mining Museum Scotland. Between joining the guided tour of the colliery, networking with colleagues from...
News: Prayer Wheel film now online

News: Prayer Wheel film now online

The film about the making of the National Museums Scotland Prayer Wheels which is referred to in this blog post and this one can now be viewed online...