As part of Doors Open Day on 20th September 2020, Fife Historic Buildings Trust have worked creatively, to offer an appealing and accessible option for people to explore the rich heritage in Inverkeithing.
Fife Historic Buildings Trust (FHBT) commissioned The Drawing Space to create a cut, fold and stick model of the Town House, the A-listed building at the heart of this historic burgh. This building is being conserved to act as a community resource as part of the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project.
The architecturally accurate model comes complete with a street scene, including the Mercat Cross, people running in the famous local Hat and Ribbon Race, pipe band players, and Victorian stalls from the famous Lammas Fair.
The model can be downloaded from the FHBT website, Doors Open 2020 page. https://fifehistoricbuildings.org.uk/project/inverkeithing/
Councillor Alice McGarry, Convener of the South and West Fife Area Committee, said “We’re delighted that there'll be safe, creative, and digital ways for people to get involved and enjoy Inverkeithing’s heritage on Doors Open Day.”
"We’re trying to encourage as many people as possible to get involved in the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project. Despite the current situation our team of volunteers is continuing to gain a better understanding and uncovering more about the history of the Town House by working together virtually."
The Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project, and these creative learning activities, are possible because of generous funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic Environment Scotland. Fife Historic Buildings Trust is delivering the project, in partnership with Fife Council.