CAUSEWAY COAST AND GLENS ACCESSIBLE HERITAGE GUIDE
A A4 Saddle Stitched 48pp Booklet produced in partnership with RNIB Coleraine, and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services that I designed using photos and editorial provided.
The final design turned out really well, colour was an import factor as we didn't what to use anything that would be difficult to read for those with sight loss. Text was kept big and a simple rating system for 'Getting Around' and "Onsite Information' was developed.
For each of the sites there is a map on the bottom left of the left hand page. These were all created specifically for this project along with a larger map at the back showing all the sites covered in the guide.
"Understanding Our Area – People and Places was a cross-community project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme. It set out to increase the understanding and expression of our culture and history, our people and places, through museum collections, historic sites and cultural heritage using interpretation, arts and multimedia to create a peace building legacy. The initiative was part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s PEACE IV Local Area Action Plan, funded by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, which provided £3.8 million for community projects across the borough.
Between 2017 and 2019, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services supported a range of community-led projects, along with a range of events, showcases and resources exploring the history of the Causeway area."
The Accessible Heritage Projects
"This Accessible Heritage Guide is one of the results of two separate projects run through PEACE IV Understanding Our Area – People and Places.
In partnership with RNIB Coleraine, Museum Services led one aspect of the project designed to allow people with sight loss to gain hands-on access to different aspects of the borough’s past, and highlight how they experience history in these places. The second aspect was led by Glenshane Care Association, a group of adults with physical and/or learning disabilities based in Dungiven."
Audio format can be accessed here https://niarchive.org/projectitems/accessible-heritage-guide-audio-format/
Digital format can be accessed here https://niarchive.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Accessible-Heritage-web.pdf