FREE – booking essential at: https://takingstocklma.eventbrite.co.uk Teas and coffees will be served. Please note there are no food catering facilities on-site. You are welcome to bring a picnic. An exciting programme of presentations and workshops will open up our understanding and perceptions of impairment, disability and the lived experience of people from the past. What… Read more »
In 2017 and 2018 History of Place will deliver three nationally significant temporary exhibitions united by a common narrative and purpose. The three exhibitions will speak to all audiences to show that the history of Deaf and disabled people is an important strand in understanding our common history and built heritage.
At the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the display will focus on the design of a number of different buildings that have been shaped by the needs of deaf and disabled people, including a deaf church, a medieval almshouse, a contemporary architect-designed private house for a disabled client, a new vision for a mental… Read more »
At the Museum of Liverpool (MOL), the exhibition will focus on the Royal School for the Blind, the oldest school for blind children in the world still in operation today. Uncovering the stories of its founders, this exhibition will investigate why Liverpool became the site for the first blind school, what it was like to… Read more »