David Livingstone Birthplace

News - 2020

Volunteer Opportunities

Date September 2020

We have two new volunteer roles available at the David Livingstone Birthplace (DLB). As part of Museums Galleries Scotland’s project "Upskilling and Celebrating Volunteers".

Maintenance Manager Employment Opportunity

Date September 2020

The Maintenance Manager role is a unique opportunity to be involved with a community based heritage project, that has been established to support the regeneration of the local community as well as that of our international partners, specifically that of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Help Us With the Exploration and Imaginative Play Park

Date February 2020

The David Livingstone Trust is currently restoring and developing David Livingstone's Birthplace and Parkland and making it more accessible and interactive for our communities. We hope to reopen in Summer 2020.

DLT Special Event with Award-Winning Zimbabwean Writer Petina Gappah

Date February 2020

Celebrating the well-known Scottish explorer’s birthday the David Livingstone Birthplace is holding a special event with Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah at 7pm at Summerhall’s Main Hall, Edinburgh.

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Volunteer for the David Livingstone Birthplace

Date January 2020

Get 2020 off to a great start by volunteering for the David Livingstone Birthplace, an exciting opportunity to enhance your skills and contribute your own experiences to a team of dedicated volunteers.

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David Livingstone Birthplace Secures New Grant for Developing Partnerships and Networks with Museums and Organisations in the African Countries

Date January 2020

The David Livingstone Birthplace has secured a new grant of £39k from Museums Galleries Scotland for a project which will develop working partnerships and networks between the David Livingstone Birthplace and museums and organisations which hold collections relating to Livingstone in the African countries he explored.

Also see our archived news items: 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015

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