Leadhills is Discovery Library of the week

During March Leadhills were one of the organisations recognised by the  Library Hub as Discovery Library of the week. Library Hub Discovery is an online platform, hosted by the JISC which provides access to library catalogues all over the world. It includes among others the British Library, National Library of Scotland and the libraires of […]

Douglas Heritage Society

In conjunction with the re-opening of Douglas Museum on Saturday 2nd April, Douglas Heritage Society are hosting an evening talk at the St Brides Resource Centre The speaker on this occasion will be Dr Callum Watson. Dr Watson graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a PhD thesis entitled ‘Attitudes Towards Chivalry in Barbour’s Bruce […]

MGS Funding

he COVID-19 Adaptation Fund is making £330,000 available to support museums with the costs of opening back up in a way that ensures the safety and confidence of staff, volunteers and visitors while restrictions are still in place due to COVID-19.   MGS Recovery and Resilience Fund now open.  Independent museums can apply for support to help them […]

Celebrate Lanarkshire’s rich heritage

A new exhibition celebrating Lanarkshire’s rich heritage has opened at Hamilton’s Low Parks Museum. Fermtouns to New Toons looks at the landscape, industry and buildings that have shaped our towns and villages, our communities and the people who have made a difference locally and internationally. From fruit orchards in the Clyde Valley to lace-making, coal […]