Training and Events

Opportunities and training with a small coloured logo in the title, are those that have been organised, funded and facilitated by the South East Museum Development Programme.

GEM Intermediate Course: Heritage Interpretation

Thursday 8th February 2018

London, Kenwood House

Freeman Tilden, the “Father of Interpretation” believed that interpretation is an art, but one which can be taught.

If you want to develop your understanding and application of interpretive good practice then this course is for you. We will share the skills of this “art” and explore Tilden’s other principles of interpretation through hands-on learning. You will discover the background and context for interpretive theory and be supported to put it into practice in a meaningful way.



The output from the one-day workshop will be the basis of an interpretive plan which you will complete, using the tools and techniques learnt, and submit as part of the post-workshop activity.



By the end of the course you will:

  • Have an understanding of how to prepare an interpretive plan.
  • Appreciate and be able to apply the theory that underpins interpretation.
  • Have produced an interpretive plan.

The course workshop dates are:

(a) Liverpool: Monday 18 September 2017, 10.00-16.30

(b) Warwick: Wednesday 15 November 2017, 10.00-16.30

(c London: Thursday 8 February 2018, 10.00-16.30

Details and booking