This project focuses on interviewing local people about their memories and reminiscences of Callander, with a specific emphasis on the magnificent surrounding landscape in which they have lived, worked, and enjoyed. Volunteers will trained by the University of Strathclyde to undertake and record many of the interviews, alongside the Callander Heritage Society.
Aims & Objectives
This project will:
- Interview local people to preserve their memories about their life in and around Callander;
- Provide training in oral history techniques for volunteers, delivered by the University of Strathclyde;
- Make the recordings publicly accessible online;
- Preserve memories that are in danger of being lost.
- We are already recruiting volunteer interviewers for this project. Visit our volunteering page to find out more about this role.
- A training course for volunteers delivered in Callander by the Scottish Oral History Centre (University of Strathclyde) is scheduled for Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019. See our event page for more details.
Partners include the National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland, the Callander Heritage Society. and the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority.