Three Training Plan Seminars postponed

Due to the present crisis it has been agreed that the first three seminars in the Training Plan , on April 15th , May 23rd and June 10th be postponed until later in the year.See attached plan

Training Plan Exhibition

An exhibition advertising the Training Plan has been erected in the shopfront window of 4-6 High Street . This advertises the schools traditional construction skills training and the seminars and workshops for contractors, building professionals, and home owners starting in April 2020, through to early in 2021.Due to the current crisis with the cornonavirus however… continue reading »

New Training Plan Brochure Now Available!

Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project has commissioned FREW Conservation to deliver a package of traditional building skills training workshops and seminars.  The format of each course is slightly different but generally consists of a combination of lectures, discussion, practical demonstration and some hands-on-work. If you are interested in attending any of the courses, please book via… continue reading »

Story Tellers appointed

Experienced story tellers , Fergus McNicol and Ron Fairweather will be working with Penicuik schools , the Penicuik Historical Society and other local organisations to develop a programme of historical/heritage stories from Penicuik’s past .The work will be digitised and a film produced together with information that will help to inform a heritage trail for… continue reading »

Roslin Primary School exploring building restoration

Today pupils at Roslin Primary explored the themes of building restoration making a design of their imagined restored Penicuik paper mill from wooden blocks. They tested their engineering skills designing bridges and exploring the properties of clay in making dwellings. Active, hands on learning making connections  to built Heritage through creative and co-operative team work

Drama Project

The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project (PHRP) is discussing a possible drama project in partnership with Queen Margaret University drama students and the Penicuik Historical Society. The idea is that the drama students would work with Sean Watson the PHRP Archivist and the Historical Society to produce a drama production based around the activities, events and… continue reading »

Heritage Heroes

‘A fabulous group of students from Beeslack High School who are aiming to achieve an Archaeology Scotland Bronze Heritage Hero award .As a group they have been exploring what makes Penicuik special, from St Mungo to the Paper Mills, bringing heritage to life and not deterred by the wintery weather’

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Penicuik Community Development Trust
Midlothian Council
Heritage Lottery Fund
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