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28th Feb 2023
to 27th Jun 2023

Age Range

Clare Museum

Arthur's Row

Reading Your Local Landscape

Reading Your Local Landscape is a landscape environmental heritage course that teaches communities to understand the inherent qualities of the environment around us; built and natural.

The aim of the course is to provide the participants with

  • A knowledge and understanding of the natural, built and cultural resources of the study area
  • The necessary skills to undertake further research and work in the area of local heritage interpretation
  • Opportunities to identify landscape resources which could be utilised to enhance your employment opportunities
Modules include:

  • Geology and the shape of the local landscape
  • Maps
  • Biodiversity and habitats
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Industrial archaeology
  • Settlement and communication
  • Heritage interpretation
  • Project mentoring
Each participant will be required to complete a short project on their chosen aspect of local heritage. The course will finish with a public display of the participants project work and a presentation of Certificates of Course Completion.

There will be a free introductory workshop at Clare Museum on Tuesday 28 February, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. The course will then continue every Tuesday from 7 March to the 27 June at the same time.

The course is limited to twelve places so book your slot now! For enquiries or to book a place, contact Colette on 087 3710 318 or email:

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.


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