Tag: david livingstone

Prioritising Efforts, 1899

The monthly meeting of Blantyre School Board took place in mid November 1899, a meeting where debate arose about an important matter. A letter was read from local clergymen and teachers asking for permission to allow Blantyre’s schoolchildren to collect subscriptions towards the erection of a monument to David Livingstone. However, this wasn’t to be […]

New Blantyre Project Book Launched!

Some exciting news tonight! Blantyre Project has launched its 11th history book about Blantyre! A remote launch online tonight, “The Story of the National Memorial to David Livingstone” is the first of several small affordable books to be launched in the remainder of 2021. This publication charts the remarkable, detailed story of how Blantyre slum […]

Story of Memorial to David Livingstone – 8a Livingstone Gallery

continued from Part 8. This is the story of how the David Livingstone Centre was formed in 1929. Today, we continue looking at how the beautiful Tableaux which were once in the “dark room” were funded. The precious polychromatic plaster tableaux depicting David Livingstone’s historic journey to Africa have now been painstakingly restored [pictured] ahead of […]