Stories All Along Great Western Road
Social Media History Project
Stories Along Great Western Road will capture and celebrate the diverse, exciting and sometimes eccentric history of Great Western Road.
Stories Along Great Western Road aims to capture and celebrate the diverse, exciting and sometimes eccentric history of Great Western Road. Got married in the church? Worked in a shop on the road? Live, or lived in the area?
“Well, this project is right up your street! We want to capture your memories in a fun and accessible way! “
The project will use Instagram to record and share stories about Great Western Road. All you have to do is fill the form Please make sure that you have a photograph of the event, building or person you are discussing. Alternatively, please submit information via email to [email protected]
- Got married in a building on the road
- Owned or worked in a shop on the road.
- Live, or lived in the area.
- Went to school or university in the area.
- Went to a rave or a tenement flat party.
- Run an organisation, charity or know about a historic group in the area.
Listed above are only examples of the stories in which the project is interested. However, the aim is to collect as many diverse stories as possible so if you have a story you would like to share they are more than happy to hear from you even if it is not listed above. Complete the form to send your story.
Websters Theatre, 16 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ
Project Launch 6 March, 2023
Stories Along Great Western Road social media project was launched on 5 March, 2023.
“Four Acres Charitable Trust (FACT) are happy to announce the launch of a new social media history project entitled Stories All Along Great Western Road.
The venture aims to capture and celebrate the diverse, exciting and sometimes eccentric history of Great Western Road. This accessible history project will use social media to tell the history of the road via individual stories. Got married in the church? Worked in a shop on the road? Live, or lived in the area? Have a story associated with a building? Fancy sharing your story and photographs?”
David Robertson, Director of FACT said:
‘This unique project is the first step to actively recording the history of the road and in turn, Websters Theatre. We want to make sure that we engage with the community to capture their stories of this wonderfully, rich historic road.’
Dr Karen Mailley, Project Manager said:
‘With this social media project, we hope to capture, explore and share a multitude of past and present voices who have impacted, experienced, or shaped Great Western Road.’
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