3.1 Each THING Project partner has a diverse skills and interest base in its potential local audience and will identify in its own communities who it is who has a crucial stake in the Project’s activities.
3.2 In addition to each partner-area’s indigenous cultural stakeholders, the Project has identified generic groups across its geographical spread who will be THING Project stakeholders, being:
- regional tourism development organisations;
- heritage consultants;
- knowledge creators and holders e.g. academic groups/ community elders;
- individuals with an interest in the past of the North Atlantic;
- individuals and groups with an interest in the story of democratic activity, with the things being the earliest manifestations of seats of democracy and law, and e.g. historical societies etc;
- communities with thing sites in their landscapes (European Landscape Convention refers);
- Landowners (private);
- Landowners (public institutions);
- Public bodies (Cultural and built heritage and natural heritage/landscape).