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News - 2021

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Learn More About Our Social Media Comment Policy

Date June 2021


Learn more about our comment policy. We love to hear from our visitors and followers. We appreciate the support, questions, and even the criticism as it helps us learn and develop! We encourage conversation and the sharing of ideas.

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Scottish Black History Piloting as Part of New Schools Programme Launching this Autumn

Date May 2021


David Livingstone’s Birthplace will reopen this summer with a new schools’ learning programme focussing on Scottish black history, anti-racism, learning for sustainability, outdoor learning, STEM and the arts.

Playpark Completed News R1
The Blantyre Telegraph

Date March 2021


Learn more about our recent playpark announcement exclusively in the The Blantyre Telegraph. We’ve been delighted that the The Blantyre Telegraph help fund this, with the latest donation of £2,584.

Also see our archived news items: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015


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.

National Lottery Heritage Fund
Scottish Government
Historic Environment Scotland
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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