Tag: david livingstone centre

David Livingstone Birthplace Reopening Date!

Exciting news today! The museum at Shuttle Row, which was birthplace to famous explorer, David Livingstone will re-open on 28th July 2021! Following a wonderful £9.1m renovation, the state of the art museum is now rebranded as David Livingstone Birthplace and will re-interpret his story for a new generation, telling his life-story from multiple perspectives, […]

Tableaux Conservation Programme

A group of precious polychromatic plaster tableaux depicting David Livingstone’s historic journey to Africa have been painstakingly restored as part of a £6.1million project to transform the Scottish explorer’s birthplace, due to re-open to the public in 2020. The tableaux, created by prominent 20th Century British sculptor Charles d’Orville Pilkington Jackson in the 1920s, were […]

Community Volunteers Required

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.  The project, which is […]

Exclusive: Spooky Success at local Museum

Lanarkshire Paranormal enjoyed a successful evening investigating Shuttle Row and David Livingstone Centre. A good time was had by all 23 people who turned up for the event which lasted from 9pm until 3am on Saturday 29th August 2015. Janice Murdoch-Richards told us, “Everyone really enjoyed themselves, lots of dark shadows were seen in various […]

Exclusive: Closure of Museum at Blantyre

Shuttle Row, the main building of the David Livingstone museum, will close at the end of September for a long awaited redevelopment. Over the next two years essential repairs will be made to the structure and fabric of the building, ensuring its continued survival. New displays and exhibitions will aim to bring the story of […]