Doors Open Days

www.doorsopendays.org.uk

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free annual architectural event, and takes place in September.  It is coordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust and is part of European Heritage Days alongside Scottish Archaeology Month, which is coordinated by Archaeology Scotland.  Both month-long events are supported by Historic Environment Scotland.

Doors Open Days area coordinators create and manage local programmes, and work for a variety of local authorities, civic trusts and heritage organisations.

For media, marketing or corporate enquiries please contact Project Officer Nicola Godsal.

Doors Open Days

 

Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards

www.myplaceawards.org.uk

The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards was established by the Scottish Civic Trust in 2010.

The scheme is unique in Scotland as it is a national celebration of good local design and conservation as nominated and evaluated by local people.  Its aim is to identify and commend individuals and projects that have had a positive impact in a local neighbourhood and have delivered positive benefits to that community.

The My Place Awards celebrate and honour those who commission, design and build quality places in Scotland.

The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards are supported by the Scottish Government.

For more information, see the website www.myplaceawards.org.uk

For media, marketing or corporate enquiries please contact sct@scottishcivictrust.org.uk or 0141 221 1466.

 

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My Place Photography

Competition

Aimed at encouraging young people to explore their built environments in a creative way using photography.

Learning Project

The My Place Photography Learning Project is a built environment project for young people of school age. This section contains resources for learning and galleries of projects.

Competition Guidance

All of the notes, hints and tips you will need to take part in the competition, from registering as a new member to making the perfect image.

Member Registration

Are you a teacher, a home educator, or group leader? Use the membership registration section to sign up and begin taking part.

Learning Resources

Access a range of learning resources to support secondary and primary pupils learn about their local built environment through photography.

my place awards

My Place Awards

www.myplaceawards.org.uk

The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards was established by the Scottish Civic Trust in 2010.

The scheme is unique in Scotland as it is a national celebration of good local design and conservation as nominated and evaluated by local people.  Its aim is to identify and commend individuals and projects that have had a positive impact in a local neighbourhood and have delivered positive benefits to that community.

The My Place Awards celebrate and honour those who commission, design and build quality places in Scotland.

 

Scottish Heritage Angel Awards

The Scottish Heritage Angel Awards are supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

They were established in 2014. The first such awards in Scotland, the programme supports the delivery of the new Historic Environment Strategy, Our Place in Time, with its strong emphasis on community participation in heritage.

The Awards celebrate the efforts of people who go to extraordinary lengths to protect, save, record and share their local heritage.   They recognise people who champion their local heritage and share and practise forgotten craft skills. They also celebrate young people, recognising their efforts to learn about heritage.

The Awards have four categories:

  • Best Rescue of a Historic Building
  • Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People
  • Best Craftsmanship or Apprentice on a Heritage Rescue or Repair Project
  • Best Rescue, Recording or Interpretation of a Historic Place