Invitation to tender to provide administration services to bgen

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The bgen committee is inviting tenders from interested persons to provide administrative support to the committee and network in general.

It is a freelance position and the expected work load is 2-3 days per week.

See attached  bgen Job description  (pdf 179KB) and  advert  (pdf114KB) for further details.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 4 December (more…)

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Freelancer Posts


Royal Botanic Gardens Kew currently has three projects offerering Freelance Posts.

1.  Heritage Interpretation (word 34KB)
2.  High Visitor Interest (word 34KB)
3.  Arboretum Interpretation (word 34KB)

For further information please view the above project briefs which give selection criteria, deliverables and deadlines. Or contact /

For appliction deadlines please see briefs.

New National Curriculum for England – 18 June 2014

This programme looked at implementation of the new curriculum and explored what was new and how it impacted on organisations.  Delegates appreciated the lovely surroundings of the South London Botanical Institute and the delicious lunch provided there.

Delegates were welcomed by Sarah Williams, Schools Programme Manager, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and Roy Vickery, SLBI Chairman.  Roy gave a brief history of the building and Institute.

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Training Day – ‘Understanding Your Visitors’

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Join us on Tuesday 7 October, at National Trust Calke Abbey, Derby.  ‘Understanding your Visitors’ is a networking and seminar day for existing and aspiring managers’. Explore the power of visitor insight with practical ways to get under the skin of your visitor and non-visitor groups and gain insight from current (more…)