Tag: david livingstone birthplace

Free Summer Arts Programme

Young people in South Lanarkshire and other areas across Scotland are invited to sign up for free workshops in art and music. These free summer courses are running in South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire, Glasgow, North Ayrshire and Edinburgh. Nearest one is in Blantyre at David Livingstone Birthplace Museum. Impact Arts’ CashBack to the Future programme offers […]

Free Summer Arts Course

The David Livingstone Birthplace museum has partnered with arts charity ‘Impact Arts’ to run the ‘CashBack Summer Programme’ from 4th July – 3rd August 2023.  This is an opportunity for young people aged 14-19 to be based at the museum for five weeks during the summer holidays, where they can take part in high quality creative workshops […]

New Exhibits at David Livingstone Birthplace

The David Livingstone Birthplace Exchange group (six participants from African, Caribbean and South Asian backgrounds) have commissioned a new co-curated touch screen exhibit, a mixed media painting and creative writing that explore the legacy of the 19th century explorer David Livingstone highlighting the untold stories of his African crew members on the 150th anniversary of his […]

Paul McDougall’s Wildlife Exhibition

Blantyre Photographer Paul McDougall, is currently exhibiting his excellent wildlife photography work at an exciting new exhibition at David Livingstone Birthplace. Paul’s photographic skills were honed on the plains of Masai Mara and the desert of Samburu in Africa, and his work being shown is the culmination of 20 years experience in the field. He has […]

Blantyre Christmas Fayre

There’s a fantastic Christmas Fayre & Festive Fun Day on tomorrow, Sunday 11th December at David Livingstone Birthplace. With FREE entry… and open from 11am until 3pm, there will be a range of stalls selling lots of wonderful goodies! And, while you’re shopping, the children can enjoy a scavenger hunt and jungle trail. There will […]

My Own Scottish Flower Garden

David Livingstone Birthplace has announced three new workshops called ‘My Own Scottish Flower Garden’. The workshops will be facilitated by artist Sophie Minervini and aim to promote curiosity and connection with our natural world. Each workshop will be supported by ‘Grow Wild’ which is a national outreach programme of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Livingstone […]

Beauty of David Livingstone Birthplace

When you think of the beautiful grounds at David Livingstone Birthplace, just off Station Road, Blantyre its hard not to notice the considerable improvements which have been made this summer. From the nicely renovated working fountain and renovated lion statue, to the stunning new planting around the statue and buildings, its easy to miss all […]