RISING TO CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES: A ROLE FOR THE RSA
Start time: 2.00pm
Finish time: 3.45pm
Luke Moloney, Chair of the Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust, will discuss current and future urban heritage challenges at the forthcoming event, set in the context of the RSA‘s recently published ‘Design for Life: To regenerate people, place and planet’.
Other speakers for this event include Norma Austin Hart, CEO of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Initiative; Lord David Johnstone, Annandale Estates and former SLE Chairman; Mark Geddes, Creative and Cultural Capital Manager of South of Scotland Enterprise; and Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust.
MILLING MATTERS – THE CHALLENGE OF SAVING ROSEFIELD MILLS
Start time: 12 noon
Finish time: 13.30pm
Luke Moloney, Chair of the Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust, will present the background to the Rosefield Mills project and explain further the Trust’s vision for breathing new life back into a small section of this vast complex of former textile mill buildings.
Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust purchased the Rosefield Mills riverfront building in 2018 thanks to the support of the community through their engagement in consultations, volunteering, and donations.
This event is part of Milling Matters – Four Fabulous Lectures, which are being held in the run-up to National Mills Weekend. These events are being hosted jointly by SPAB Scotland and Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust as a preamble to their flagship event to be held in Perth Lower City Mills on 7/8 May 2022 – Scottish Mills Weekend.