Phoenix Archer

Phoenix Archer was a Next Step Initiative trainee based at the Engine Shed in 2019/2020. She hails from Jamaica and Yorkshire in England and graduated in Celtic Studies at the University of Aberdeen. One of her favourite things to do is finding out interesting information about heritage, culture and the arts.

Posts by Phoenix Archer

5 things you might not know about Robert Stevenson

Thursday 6 August 2020

Robert Stevenson was famous for designing and building many of Scotland's historic lighthouses in the late 1700s. Discover more about the engineer who constructed wonders of engineering that have stood the test of time.

5 things you might not know about…James Watt

Monday 17 June 2019

Scottish inventor James Watt re-invented the steam engine. His inventions drove the Industrial Revolution, and shaped the future of Scotland and beyond. In celebration of our free exhibition on the life of James Watt and his impact on engineering and industrial heritage, we reveals 5 things you didn’t know about Watt.