What is Know Your Place?
Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England. Explore it by visiting http://www.kypwest.org.uk
What is the Sharing Heritage project?
Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset. The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.
How can I share my photographs to the Know Your Place website?
If you have an historic image of a North Somerset location that you would like to share, you can bring it to be scanned by a volunteer at Weston Museum on the first Saturday of the month, buy klonopin online overnight delivery 11am – 1pm, until December 2019.
Or you can upload images yourself by navigating to the community layer of http//www.kypwest.org.uk
Your contribution will help us share stories of your local heritage.
How can I volunteer?
We would love to have your help. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator on 01934 621028
Know Your Place Outreach Sessions
The museum volunteers are working in partnership with the North Somerset Library Service to deliver outreach sessions, to raise awareness about Know Your Place.
Know Your Place, North Somerset Activity Pack
This Learning Pack is aimed at Key Stages 2, 3 & 4. It has been developed in consultation with a range of teachers and group leaders.
It contains 6 themed lessons, each with a choice of activity that can be adapted, as well as case studies.
Lessons are linked to history, geography and creative writing and mean that you can showcase and celebrate your local heritage.
Teachers interested in exploring the local history of Weston with their class, can use a key stage 2 trail worksheet with accompanying teacher’s notes. The trail will take you and your class from Weston Museum to Grove Park, looking at buildings and architectural features of interest:
Interested in where you live and how it has changed over time? Here are some fun activities to try: