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David Livingstone Birthplace’s Tunya Investigates Factory Life Podcast

Listen to this Tunya Investigates podcast series from David Livingstone Birthplace to learn more about factory life in the industrial revolution.

Suitable for: KS2, KS3

Subjects: History


Learn more about factory life.

In this episode, you’ll learn more about David Livingstone’s childhood in Blantyre. What did he get up to every day? What were his interests? What were his family like? When did he start working at the mill? What kind of child would David be if he was growing up today?



Suitable for: KS2, KS3

Subjects: History

Topics: Georgians, Industrial Revolution

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About David Livingstone Birthplace.

The David Livingstone Trust (DLT) includes the Listed Building of his birth, surrounding parkland, and the 2,000 piece David Livingstone collection.

David Livingstone’s Birthplace is a dynamic visitor experience where people can learn about and be inspired by Livingstone’s story, his childhood home and their collection.

Today they continue Livingstone’s mission by enabling people from Scotland, Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond to engage in intercultural dialogue and participate in the world as active global citizens.