Uncategorised – Tay Landscape Partnership http://www.taylp.org Tay Landscape Partnership History, Environment, Conservation, Heritage & Craft Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:12:58 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.11 Meet Ruth our new Learning and Interpretation Project Officer http://www.taylp.org/meet-ruth/ http://www.taylp.org/meet-ruth/#respond Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:04:25 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1859

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Fruit Festival This Saturday! http://www.taylp.org/fruit-festival-this-saturday/ http://www.taylp.org/fruit-festival-this-saturday/#respond Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:38:34 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1489 c-barrow-band-1 ]]> http://www.taylp.org/fruit-festival-this-saturday/feed/ 0 Deuchny Wood Historical Research http://www.taylp.org/deuchny-wood-historical-research/ http://www.taylp.org/deuchny-wood-historical-research/#respond Mon, 07 Mar 2016 11:20:10 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1294 Local volunteer Steve has been involved in all things hill fort related recently and before helping

PKHT's Dave and FCS's Graeme chatting hillforts at Deuchny
PKHT’s Dave and FCS’s Graeme chatting hillforts at Deuchny

on the recent survey on Deuchny Wood he undertook some historical research ( see article below)

A big thanks to Steve for sharing his findings with us – a very interesting read!

Deuchny Historical Research_Steve Ponsonby

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Fieldwalking Sessions http://www.taylp.org/fieldwalking-sessions/ http://www.taylp.org/fieldwalking-sessions/#respond Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:16:13 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1230 Fieldwalking PosterOur first fieldwalking sessions kick off in a couple of weeks and all the spaces went within 24hrs!

Keep an eye out on the events section for upcoming sessions to book to avoid disappointment.

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Museum of Abernethy Oral History project – Can you help? http://www.taylp.org/museum-of-abernethy-oral-history-project-can-you-help/ http://www.taylp.org/museum-of-abernethy-oral-history-project-can-you-help/#respond Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:15:37 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1217  

Abernethy Coble Boat
The restored salmon coble boat at The Museum of Abernethy

Over the past 6 years volunteers from the Museum have interviewed local people, resulting in the creation of 22 oral history recordings. In 2015, with TLP grant funding, we purchased an audiopost,  in the form of an old Bakelite phone, to use as a “hub” where visitors can listen to selected excerpts.   In its first year the hub has offered three audio clips relating to salmon fishing on the Tay, however we are very keen to further develop its use, and  maximise the potential of this wonderful resource.  We just don’t have the manpower to do this ourselves!   Help is required, firstly to make summaries of the recordings and secondly to identify possible themes and suitable excerpts to add to the hub. making it both appealing and accessible to visitors. Frequent visits to Abernethy would not be necessary as much of the work could be done on a computer at home, and expenses can be covered.      For further information contact Sally Rose, 01738 850538

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Festival Pictures from UNEARTH! http://www.taylp.org/festival-pictures-from-unearth/ http://www.taylp.org/festival-pictures-from-unearth/#respond Sat, 12 Sep 2015 09:48:27 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=1019 First off, thanks to everyone who came to UNEARTH and to all the volunteers who helped on the day. We had a really fun time and we hope you did too! We thought you might like to see some of the photos from the day and for those who missed it, get a flavour of prehistory coming alive in Perth! Thanks to George Logan for his professional photography  which we think is brilliant!

All images copyright of George Logan (c)

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Clay Doctor! http://www.taylp.org/clay-doctor/ http://www.taylp.org/clay-doctor/#respond Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:59:22 +0000 http://www.taylp.org/?p=501 "Dr Clay"!
“Dr Clay”!

Andrew Driver from PKHT and Sophie from TayLP will be in Errol Village Hall Foyer on Thursday 26th February between 17:30 and 19:00.
Andrew will be on hand to chat all about the TayLP clay building projects including good repairs, how to help record the buildings in Errol, volunteer opportunities and more. If you want to find out more about the project, be part of helping to promote this important heritage or just want to meet the TayLP team come and have a chat!

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