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UK: National Waterways Museum (Ellesmere Port)

UK: National Waterways Museum (Ellesmere Port) | Interpretation | Scoop.it

“Having a long-term interest in canals I decided that I would visit the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port on a glorious sunny day. Upon arrival I went for a cappuccino to find the café ove...”


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UK: Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry

UK: Restoration begins on historic Severn Princess car ferry | Interpretation | Scoop.it

HeritageDaily “Mabey Bridge has a long history of supporting industrial heritage and community projects,” said Chris Droogan, CEO of Mabey Bridge.”


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Mentioned in Walker's (fictional) notebook that we created for Upton House interpretation.

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Cleveland museum exhibit explores subject of death - Akron Beacon Journal

Cleveland museum exhibit explores subject of death - Akron Beacon Journal | Interpretation | Scoop.it

Cleveland museum exhibit explores subject of death Akron Beacon Journal The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, tasked with challenging our assumptions and habits through art, has stepped up to the challenge with its current exhibit: Dirge:...

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UK: 'garden shed' associated with hatting industry listed by English Heritage

UK: 'garden shed' associated with hatting industry listed by English Heritage | Interpretation | Scoop.it

“Telegraph.co.uk Lollipop lady's garden shed gets national treasure status Telegraph.co.uk A great-grandmother was astonished to learn that the dilapidated brick shed where she stored her lawnmower has been ordered to be preserved as one of the...”


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Foxton Locks and Charnwood Museum to get share of £1m investment - Leicester Mercury

Foxton Locks and Charnwood Museum to get share of £1m investment - Leicester Mercury | Interpretation | Scoop.it
Leicester Mercury Foxton Locks and Charnwood Museum to get share of £1m investment Leicester Mercury The Foxton Locks project will include a new interpretation of the attraction which will feature trails, guides and audio and digital enhancements...
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Foxton Locks constitute the largest 'staircase' of locks on the English canal system.

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UK: North Staffordshire's Industrial Landscape

UK: North Staffordshire's Industrial Landscape | Interpretation | Scoop.it

“Historically, there is nothing to prevent the North Staffordshire Coalfield's Industrial Landscape and the Churnet Valley becoming a World Heritage Site. The Industrial Revolution, which made Brita...”


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The Fauxtopias of Detroit’s Suburbs | Dispatches From The Rust Belt

The Fauxtopias of Detroit’s Suburbs | Dispatches From The Rust Belt | Interpretation | Scoop.it
How Detroit's suburban preservation parks abandon buildings by saving them, and create history without history.
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Issues of what it means to preserve objects, what's the point, how to do it, is the context a necessary part of the process etc.

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UK: Hydropower meets history

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“Low-carbon refurbishment on period buildings is often seen as a difficult task – but one of the oldest surviving working watermills in the UK is showing the rest how it’s done. Heron Corn Mil...”


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What is Cultural Heritage?

What is Cultural Heritage? | Interpretation | Scoop.it

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Could reflect on the kind of elements that could be used in interpretation.

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Blucher sculpture coming back home as part of 200th anniversary celebrations - The Journal

Blucher sculpture coming back home as part of 200th anniversary celebrations - The Journal | Interpretation | Scoop.it
The Journal Blucher sculpture coming back home as part of 200th anniversary celebrations The Journal The installation of a new heritage trail interpretation board telling the story of the Stephenson's time in Killingworth and the history of the...
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Almost a victim of the British tendency to let industrial heritage slip away.

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