Tag: local heritage

The Last Word

As our project comes to an end, Project Officer Felicia Davies reflects on what we’ve achieved in this concluding blog. Having had the privilege of managing the delivery of the Know Your Place – West of England project, I am delighted to have the last word – and blog – of the project. This is […]

Now available: Know Your Place learning pack!

Take a look at our NEW learning pack and the fabulous world of historic maps! An educational resource for key stages 2, 3 and 4 designed to support Know Your Place as a tool for local history and local heritage learning in schools, community groups and educational facilitates across the West of England.     The pack […]

Heritage Walks for all the family…

Are you new to the area? Want to learn more about your local heritage and explore historic maps?     Know Your Place are running a series of FREE HERITAGE WALKS around the region to help you discover your local heritage on the go. Attend an introductory talk and bring your smart phones and tablets to […]

Developing and testing our learning resources!

We’re going back to school! Alice Millard describes the steps being taken to trial and test our vibrant schools learning pack… We are in the process of developing our Know Your Place learning pack and have been putting together a range of exciting, initiative activities that support local heritage learning, with advice from partners Pete Insole from ‘Local Learning’ and […]

Preparing records to share on Know Your Place

In Top Tips this time we turn our attention to growing the Know Your Place map in a different way – by adding to the Community Layer.   Putting your information on the Map With six counties now mapped onto Know Your Place – and extra map layers being added soon – its time we […]

Showing off the Best of the West: Plans for our Touring Exhibition

Sharing our plans for the touring exhibition. Since June we have been working with our appointed exhibition designers – Hotrod Creations and City Insights – to develop ideas for the exhibition, work out what will go in it and decide where it will travel. What we want the exhibition to do The aims of our exhibition are very similar […]

Swans Maps & Project news: Update 6th JULY 2016

July Project News It’s July already? Just where has the time gone? We’re pleased to update you on what we’ve been up to over the past few weeks. Happy Anniversary! It’s celebrations all round, with Know Your Place Bristol recently passing its 5th birthday, and the Know Your Place – West of England project turning 1 […]

Putting South Gloucestershire on the map

News Release: Announcing the launch of Know Your Place South Gloucestershire For the first time, historical maps of South Gloucestershire are now freely available online thanks to the Know Your Place West of England project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Know Your Place is a free digital mapping resource that enables you to explore […]