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October Half term events

Have you booked on to our October half term workshops yet?

We have now got groups booked on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday but we still have availability for Wednesday! 10 more words


Being Pleased By Small Things

“Little things please small minds.” That line, spoken in the weary tone of someone forced to deal with annoying and inferior beings, was one of the ways my high school algebra teacher reacted to adolescent acting-up. 548 more words

Living Consciously

Sketch of High Blantyre Railway

Pictured here drawn in 1982 by A Lindsay, is a sketch of 1950’s High Blantyre Railway. The sketch incorporates the bridge in the foreground at Craigmuir Road and the railway heading round to the bridge at Sydes Brae. 64 more words

Blantyre Documents

Introductory video

We’ve put together a short video to summarise what the Jubilee Colliery: Preserving the Past project is all about. Take a look at what we’ve achieved so far and the different stages of the project… 36 more words


Fens Pools

One of the advantages of a period of limbo between formally starting my PhD and a first supervision meeting is that I can take a little bit of time to hitch up the dog for some really long walks and explore the local area again (added bonus of completely wearing an insane puppy out here). 788 more words

Black Country

Blantyreferme Brickworks

Blantyre Ferme Brickworks was one of the more modern brickworks in Blantyre. Not built until the 1920’s the brickie was built immediately adjacent to the Blantyrefereme Colliery, just before the railway tunnel as you headed over the Blantyrefereme road to Uddingston. 110 more words

Blantyre Places