From 5 to 7 October, our Longshaw Estate in the Peak District hosted the Apex challenge to 400 venture scouts.
Longshaw Estate in the Peak District hosted the Apex challenge to 400 venture scouts from all over the UK on the tenth anniversary of the event….. and survived. The[...] read more
The Young Farmer's Club (YFC) and the Llanerchaeron team have forged a partnership to bring farming and education to life. On 14 and 15 September, Llanerchaeron welcomed over 1000 people for a 'Celebration of Farming and Rural Life' event, organised with the members of Ceredigion YFC Rural Affairs committee.
On Friday,[...] read more
Representatives from London and South East region were at Brighton LGBT Pride recently, to raise awareness that the National Trust really is for everyone.The event regularly attracts tens of thousands of people from all over the country.
Nymans took the lead for the region as part of its new off-site promotion[...] read more
The future of building conservation and the training of the next generation in heritage building skills have received a boost thanks to funding for a unique Apprenticeship partnership training scheme.
The Traditional Building Skills Bursary Scheme is offering up to 45 placements in the heritage sector. Trainee placements are available in[...] read more
As you may have read in Andy’s last post, the exhibition is up and running! So I thought I’d put up some photos to show you some of the hard work done by the team that has gone into planning, researching and finally installing the exhibition.
So after weeks[...] read more
After much anticipation and excitement as well as a good deal of nerves my first day at Castle Drogo arrived. The excitement has grown each and every day, the nerves have all but disappeared as the whole team have been so supportive and made me feel at home. My feet[...] read more
Hello, my name is John Lavelle, I have just started the second year passport in visitor experience at Baddesley Clinton in Warwickshire.
I have had a very varied past, having worked in construction, warehouses, bars and nightclubs and the royal mail. None of these jobs left me feeling fulfilled, they were[...] read more
Looking back on my first two weeks
Cupboards, doors, cellars, steep stairs, crooked stairs, more stairs, secret passageways, the smell of coal fires and burning candles; this was my first impression of the Birmingham Back to Backs.
A unique property hidden in the heart of England’s burgeoning second city, the Back to[...] read more
South Devon Countryside recently lost its first internship. This is a tale of success rather than failure though with Sophie our first ever internship moving to pastures new, from intern to permanent ranger for the National Trust in one giant leap. For anyone considering whether a National Trust internship is[...] read more
I work at Dudmaston Hall, a beautiful property in the Shropshire countryside. My role here involves working closely with the House Steward and myMentor, Kellie. I have gained the knowledge and confidence to work with all aspects of the collections within the House through training, job-shadowing and plenty of support[...] read more
I am currently based in the regional hub at Polesden Lacey. I have spent a lot of time job shadowing various members of staff across the region from meetings to inventory work in tenanted properties I am kept very busy. The placement has allowed me to achieve a lot in[...] read more