November has been a busy month for inHeritage! We’ve barely had time to draw breath.
We have been appointed to the new Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars heritage project by Walkley Community Centre, providing project management, oral history mentoring, design and interpretation on a three year community heritage project.
The final self-guided trails for the Hunter Archaeological Society’s centenary have been produced as leaflets and audio tours.
We have been appointed to work on a project in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, to help develop a series of heritage workshops around the theme of the Mark Kirby Free School, which celebrates the 300th anniversary of Kirby’s endowment this year. The workshops cover aspects of life in the village in the early 1700s, including childhood, costume, food and the landscape.
We have begun work on interpretation of the Grenoside Reading Room, Sheffield, to coincide with the refurbishment of the room as a community events and arts centre.
Tideswell Tales has been continuining apace with planning work beginning in earnest on the community performance. This will take material from the oral history work to create a series of free-flowing promenade performances throughout the village in Wakes Week next year.
The report writing phase of the Castleton and Hope Lives of the Medieval Common People project is now underway, especially for the documentary research and archaeology test pits.