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Heart of the Travellers AGM 2017

Posted by , March 16, 2017

The Heart of the Travellers AGM Rm. 40, MacRobert Building, The University of Aberdeen. Saturday, 18th March, 2017 at 1pm.   Agenda  Chair’s report  Treasurer’s report  The Tinkers’ Heart – update and next steps  Parliamentary Permanent Exhibition  A Sense of Identity – film project  A Sense of Identity – Scottish Storytelling Centre  Revamping logos and […]

Jess Smith on the Stravaig

Posted by , November 24, 2016

(With Davie in tow!) Jess has been out and about visiting folk, sharing stories and songs, drinking tea and blethering about her Traveller culture and the fight to preserve the Tinkers’ Heart. If you’re in the Oban area  (24th November) and fancy listening to Jess / joining in with some singing, she’s at the library […]

Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2016: Update

Posted by , October 18, 2016

The winners were announced on the 18th October.  Sadly, Jess didn’t win in her category but the fact that her work on the Tinkers’ Heart has been recognised by this nomination is fantastic in itself. Congratulations to the Orkney project who won in the ‘B’ category – and congratulations to all the other category winners […]

News, Views and Coos

Posted by , October 13, 2016

More Coo Shenanigans The Tinkers’ Heart is an Historic Monument  – a  scheduled monument of national importance. And this sign appeared over the summer, discouraging visitors. Someone needs to have a serious word. A tactic not exactly unfamiliar to many and completely  uncacceptable given the Heart’s status. *** Recording Future Voices *CALL FOR YOUNG TRAVELLER […]