2015 Conference at National Arboretum, Westonbirt

Plans are shaping up for our 2015 Conference, which will be held at The National Arboretum, Westonbirt from 4th – 6th November 2015. Booking details will be out shortly but meantime save the date as this Conference is not to be missed!

As well as a great programme of speakers and workshops, the Conference is timed to showcase the amazing colours of Autumn that Westonbirt is so famous for. (more…)

Job Vacancy: Interpretation Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Interpretation Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £32,429 to £34,116 depending on skills and experience

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are seeking a first class Interpretation Manager who will lead an Interpretation Team and manage a suite of interpretation projects.  This role will be critical for identifying compelling content themes that will provide a framework for their lively (more…)

Volunteer Management Workshop 17th September 2015

Heritage sites such as museums, galleries, historic houses and botanic gardens are relying more and more on the valuable support of volunteers, however there is very little training available for staff who take on the management of a volunteer force.

Understanding best practice in managing volunteers, current legislation and how best to assess the value that your volunteers provide is key to sustainable and productive volunteer / staff teamwork and will (more…)