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
The course consists of a series of modules delivered through lectures, case studies and field trips to sites of interest within the local area, as well as group research and discussion.
- 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
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.
- Geology and the shape of the local landscape
- Biodiversity and habitats
- Industrial archaeology
- Settlement and communication
- Heritage interpretation
- Project mentoring
The course will be held over 15 weeks, on Tuesdays from 10am to 3pm.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.