“Spark & Grit!” Carron Dams Heritage Experience 2017
“Spark & Grit!” is an exciting new performance event brought to you by Larbert High School and the Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve Group.
In many respects Carron Company drove the industrial revolution in Scotland – something we think well worth celebrating. Think “Enchanted Forest” meets living history – with our costumed tour guides playing the role of 18th and 19th century workers from Carron iron works.
“Spark & Grit!” will take you on a journey through time through Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve where you will find out for yourselves just how far-reaching Carron Company was, its impact on people living and working here, and how its products changed the world as ordinary folk knew it.
Our event will bring this story to life as we celebrate the achievements of the people who went before us, the products they made, and the stories they have to tell us about Carron Dams.
Will you help us make this happen?
£250 will help us develop our songs and soundscape for Carron Dams
£500 will pay for all event promotion and help fund our costumes
£1,000 will help us create a set of quality 18th-century-style Carron workers costumes for the event and for our ongoing programme of costumed guided walks
£2,500 will help us provide both the “spark” and the “grit”. This will contribute to the costs of delivering a spectacular sound and light show for “Spark & Grit!”
We are going for a big impact performance to tell this story so that folk like you can see how important Carron Company was, how it influenced the way ordinary people lived, and how interesting a place Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve is today, as nature is once again reclaiming this fascinating industrial site.
“Spark & Grit! will take place in December 2017
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