Tag: shuttle row

David Livingstone Birthplace from above

Reader, Darren Watson kindly shared this series of great photos he took by drone above the David Livingstone Birthplace! Located at the village, near the the River Clyde, Darren’s photos show the beautiful renovation thats being finalised at Shuttle Row, the birthplace of famous explorer, David Livingstone. The newly laid out grounds are shown to […]

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, […]

Visitor Experience Assistant

Summary This is an exciting time to come and join us, as we get ready for the re-opening of the David Livingstone Birthplace (DLB) in Summer 2021. Following a three-year refurbishment, we will open our brand-new museum exhibition, shop, and café. Location David Livingstone Birthplace (DLB), in Blantyre. Background This is an exciting time to […]

Internal Fit-out Underway

With building work almost complete at the David Livingstone Birthplace, attention now turns towards the internal fit out of the inside of the building. This month has seen the arrival of ‘Elmwood’, to begin a 3 month fit out of the new look museum at Shuttle Row. As internal fit out contractors, Elmwood bring their […]

Birthplace Project – An update

This evening on Wednesday 2nd May 2018, around 50 members of the public met at the Africa Pavilions at David Livingstone Centre to hear the Centre’s plans for the renovated Museum and Grounds. Following teas and coffees graciously provided by volunteers, an interesting hour long meeting was held by staff, providing a wealth of information […]