Hilary is the BIG community development worker. Since Spring 2014 she has been developing fantastic pilot projects that came out of previous consultation with various groups in the surrounding communities. The aim being to provide education and social activities that engage people in learning and meeting others before the farmhouse renovation begins, and allows a whole range of people and groups to find out about the project and contribute ideas for future use of the farmhouse.
Recent work has included:
Hilary has many years experience in community development and adult education, with a whole range of groups, particularly in the areas surrounding Bridgend Farmhouse. She has worked with Craigmillar Archives Trust, Community Literacy and Numeracy, Seasons, and Craigmillar Community Arts.
If you would like to know more about Hilary's work or get involved with any of the initiatives please contact the BIG team here.
Examples of earlier work are: