David Livingstone Birthplace

Events

We are running a series of events and we invite you to join us!

You can view these events on our Events Calendar.

or subscribe to our DLB Calendar to always keep up-to-date.

Note: Some of our events have limited spaces so please remember to Book Your Place early to avoid disappointment.


Events Playpark

Games on the Green

2 August 2021 (11:00-15:00)
Come out to play! We will have a variety of lawn games available for you to play with on Mondays 11-3 in the parklands of David Livingstone Birthplace.
Drop-In Event Families
Events Modelling With Clay

Modelling Animals From Clay

3 August 2021 (14:00-16:00)
An afternoon of learning how to make animal sculptures with artist Sally Hackett.
Age: 5+ Booking Required
Events Climate Change Champions

Climate Champions

4 August 2021 (14:00-15:30)
Become a Climate Change Champion! Fun games and challenges will empower you to understand what climate change is, its impacts and the actions we can take for a sustainable planet.
Booking Required Families
Events Crafts

Crafts

5 August 2021 (13:00-15:00)
Join us on Thursday afternoons and get creative! Suitable for families, children and young people.
Drop-In Event Families
Events Child In Meadow

Nature Explorers

6 August 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Join the DLB team in exploring the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum. Learn more about flowers, trees and mini-beasts!
Booking Required
Events Child In Meadow

Nature Explorers

6 August 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Join the DLB team in exploring the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum. Learn more about flowers, trees and mini-beasts!
Booking Required
Events Ben Mali Macfadyen

Storytime at the David Livingstone Birthplace

7 August 2021 (13:00-15:00)
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling and a facilitated workshop with Ben Mali Macfadyen.
Age: Under 12 Booking Required Families
Events Water Safety Photograph

Water Safety Event with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

11 August 2021 (12:00-16:00)
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will be at David Livingstone Birthplace talking about water safety.
Drop-In Event
Events Storytime

Storytime at the David Livingstone Birthplace

11 August 2021 (13:00-13:45)
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling and a facilitated workshop with Tawona Sitholé.
Booking Required Families
Rspb Scotland

Explore Urban Nature

11 August 2021 (14:00-15:30)
Explore urban nature: Discover the wonderful wildlife living right here in Blantyre!
Booking Required Families
Events Storytime

Storytime at the David Livingstone Birthplace

11 August 2021 (14:30-15:15)
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling and a facilitated workshop with Tawona Sitholé.
Booking Required Families
Events Child In Meadow

Nature Explorers

13 August 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Join the DLB team in exploring the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum. Learn more about flowers, trees and mini-beasts!
Booking Required
Events Child In Meadow

Nature Explorers

13 August 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Join the DLB team in exploring the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum. Learn more about flowers, trees and mini-beasts!
Booking Required

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to Contact Us.


We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project. Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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