How to keep your volunteers happy - 6 tips
Six tips coming. But first, very likely, you’re a volunteer yourself. So ask yourself: what keeps you happy? For my part, what keeps me happy as a volunteer is….
Transport will be a key theme up and down the country during Heritage Open Days. From Merseyside Transport Trust’s classic bus rides to Newcastle’s Victoria….
Ten clues to help you identify a Victorian house
Seemingly obviously, Victorian houses were built between 1837 and 1901, when Queen Victoria was on the throne. However some people, including the Victorian Society….
What to look out for in architecture
Here are just a few tips – not a deep lesson – on what to look out for to form an opinion about your surroundings. (Deep lessons are available, but….
Top tips for tip top entertainment: how a drama performance brought a coffin fittings works to life
We didn’t decide to be dramatic – but Tin Box Theatre Company did. After many years of work and several turns of fortune, Birmingham Conservation….
People don’t usually associate the word heritage with modern culture but really heritage and preservation are terms that include all aspects of society. They are….
Evaluation with a twist
With Heritage Open Days drawing ever nearer, you will no doubt be busy planning every last detail of your event, but spare a minute to consider what happens after the….
Guiding tours that people enjoy
Guiding tours that people enjoy is about allowing the visitor to connect with a place and linking it with a lasting good memory of their visit. That’s not as….
Understanding and engaging different audiences
Think of Oxford and you think dreaming spires, Christchurch, Lewis Carol, perhaps General Pitt Rivers and his shrunken heads... whatever it is, it tends to be something….