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IMPACT of ‘The Dover Castle Experience’ Castle refurb cost £2.5m Teams of craftsmen trained up in medieval skills These doors can last 1000 years Time Team to promote project Visitor figures to castle up by 40%, with 62,000 in August 2009. 355,000 visitors, 2010-11 Project accompanied by extensive educational packages which won the Sandford Award for Heritage Education in 2009
Pictish Sculpture:St Vigean’s Angus and St Antony of Egypt
TEMENOS ACADEMY for Spiritual Study Patrons: Dalai Lama Archbishop of Canterbury Prince of Wales Following St Antony from St Vigeans, Accompanied by beasts from the Aberdeen Bestiary 2011
IMPACT of ST VIGEANS Museum won Visit Scotland 5 star award as world class attraction, 2009 Site previously unstaffed, now 2 custodian/guides and numerous school parties Sculpture accessible for all levels: children, disabled, browsers, scholars Numerous publication spin-offs: CD, guide, books by other people Publications address both academic and spiritual readership. Dozens of outreach lectures to amenity societies On its way: major monograph for Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Possibility of another museum make-over at Meigle
St Albans Psalter on the web, in English and German AHRC award 2001-3: £57,500
St Albans Psalter England c.1130 David directs his musicians Owned by St Godehard’s parish church, Hildesheim, Germany
Christina of Markyate leads her beloved Abbot Geoffrey and his monks to Christ
Life of Christina of Markyate (1960: note black and white cover)
The Getty Los Angeles 2012 The Fitzwilliam Cambridge, 2014
Spin-offs Extensive use of the psalter illustrations for German school text books Your private psalter TV puppet show and book New edition of Life
IMPACT of St ALBANS PSALTER Released English manuscript from German seclusion Website allowed readers at all levels to approach and associate with a complex document Presentation of the research through books and exhibitions and talks seems to touch a wide range of intellectual, emotional and spiritual needs The attention of so many new scholars on this MS is changing the entire interpretation of English Romanesque painting and 12C Feminist scholarship Christina goes to Hollywood: The movie??
Strategy for achieving impact Choose a very rich topic which can be accessed from many levels Consider innovative approaches Don’t be afraid of a lost leader. Nothing is wasted Develop partnerships with sponsors or identify vested interests Develop outreach audience (50 amenity soc. talks @ 50 people each = 2500 customers) Allow others to develop your work but aim for ultimate quality control
IMPACT STRATEGY Doors have hinges. Find a saint to open the doors