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A complete list of training opportunities for 2018
Southern Slovakia – Maintaining vernacular architecture in a Village Museum 26th May – 2nd June 2018
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Southern Slovakia – Maintaining vernacular architecture in a Village Museum 26th May – 2nd June 2018

To set the scene and sow ideas, a visit to the Brhlovce cave houses (Troglodyte) village for a presentation on how people built their houses into the soft tufa from early medieval times through to the 1960’s. Tour of Lišov to see the museum and some of the 55 largely unrecorded and undeveloped cave houses in the village. Evening meal of village food cooked by local ladies from the village. A chance to visit famous local artist Fero Liptak and see his work.

Visitors and the countryside – Norway 2017
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Visitors and the countryside – Norway 2017

Visitors and the countryside in Norway   Robert Coleman – RSPB   First impressions count when it comes to visitor experiences and from the flight out to the flight home Norway made a lasting impression. Friendly people, fantastic landscapes and iconic wildlife…so where did we start… INDOORS!   Our first visitor experience in Norway was […]

Bulgaria Cultural Heritage Visit, 2015 by Dr Kirsty McAlister
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Bulgaria Cultural Heritage Visit, 2015 by Dr Kirsty McAlister

Our guide was Velislava Chilingirova, who turned out not only to be eminently knowledgeable and unfailingly skilled at group management, but also patient, generous, warm, funny and full of life; in short, a terrific ambassador not only for Bulgaria but also for the programme. Through Velis’s vast network of contacts, we as a group were privileged to be treated to site and museum visits that covered the full spectrum of Bulgaria’s heritage, all the while learning from practitioners who enthusiastically shared their expertise and experience. In addition, Velis made special arrangements to visit places and people not on the original programme;

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