April’s #HeritageChat was led by the CIfA Voluntary and Community Special Interest Group and explored how the legacies of archaeological community engagement in place making can be improved. Discussions focused on what exactly is meant by ‘place making’ in this context and what it means to communities in practice. Also explored was the role archaeology can play in influencing the design of new places before construction, particularly, in consideration of health and well-being.

This afternoon, the topic will be explored in further detail at a session of the CIfA 2019 conference. The Voluntary & Community Interest Group (@VolComArch) are planning to live tweets discussions, so follow them if you want to take part and expand on last week’s #HeritageChat.

You can read a summary of the #HeritageChat here.