Events

Interpret Wales is keen to provide professional development opportunities for interpreters within Wales. As such we have  provided workshops and seminars on subjects ranging from mapping to mobile technology, bilingual interpretation to interpreting through spectacles and events. 

Please use this section to find out about our events past and future.

Events list

OMG Interpretation! Creating and using impact. May 10th & 11th 2017

OMG Interpretation!

Creating and using impact

10th and 11th May 2017

Venue Caerphilly Castle,

Caerphilly, South Wales

 

An event organised by Interpret Wales...

Interpretation in Remote Landscapes: Apps and ancient monuments

Interpretation in Remote Landscapes: Apps and ancient monuments

A one day training event by the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI)

Tuesday 5th July 2016 in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

 

Planning and providing interpretation...

Sustainable Tourism: The Role of Interpretation (2016)

Sustainable Tourism: The Role of Interpretation

8th and 9th March 2016;

Venue: Future Inn, Cardiff Bay

 

What did the conference cover?

The conference explored how interpretation can support sustainable tourism, particularly through delivering social and...

Delivering Social Inclusion Through Interpretation (2015)

Delivering Social Inclusion Through Interpretation 

Venue: Oakdale Institute, St Fagans National History Museum 5th March 2015

This event called upon case studies and best practise to illustrate how interpretation can possitively contribute towards meeting the...

Panels and Other Non-digital Options: Inspiring Options for Tough Times (2014)

Panels and Other Non-digital Options: Inspiring Options for Tough Times

Wednesday 12 November 2014

This event focused on providing:

  • Inspiration/excitement at the possibilities offered by non-digital interpretation
  • Help with problem solving
  • New...

Writing Interpretation for Children and Families (2013)

07/03/2013
Writing Interpretation for Children and Families
The workshop, explored copywriting techniques that enable heritage sites and museums to reach out to visitors of all ages.

There are no papers for this event

Cast Iron Interpretation (2012)

27/11/2012
Cast Iron Interpretation
The Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage, Huw Lewis A.M. was the keynote speaker at this event which aimed to promote best practice in interpretation; supporting the Welsh Government’s strategic policy to make Wales’...

Evaluating Interpretation (2012)

07/03/2012
Evaluating Interpretation
The event focussed on Evaluating Interpretation and took place in the National Museum, Cardiff.

Knowing your Apps from Your Elbow (2011)

07/07/2011
Knowing your Apps from Your Elbow
This exciting event explored ways that new media could be used in interpretation; explained how visitors utilise technology both before and after a visit.

There are no papers available for this event.

The Role of Tourism in Interpretation (2011)

21/01/2011
The Role of Tourism in Interpretation
An interesting two day, two centre event held at National Museum Cardiff and Llancaiach Fawr Living History Museum, which explored the importance of interpretation to tourism.

There are no papers available for this event.

The People's Collection (2010)

26/01/2010
The People's Collection
This event held in partnership with the People’s Collection gave interpreters an advanced insight in to the work of the People’s Collection, and how to add resources to the wonderful web site.

There are no papers available for...

AHI Conference (2009)

09/09/2009
AHI Conference
In 2009 we threw our support behind the successful AHI conference held in Cardiff which looked at interpretation and communities.

Resources for this and other AHI conferences can be found at 

Interpreting Visitor Centres (2008)

13/10/2008
Interpreting Visitor Centres
A hectic 2 day event based at Llandudno and led by renowned American Interpreters Zimmerman, Buchholz and Gross. The event included workbook based activities and a fascinating field Trip to the Great Orme.

There are no papers available...

Bilingualism and Interpretation (2008)

21/05/2008
Bilingualism and Interpretation
A fascinating event held at the National History Museum, National Museum of Wales St Fagan’s which challenged interpreters to use Wales’ bilingual culture as an opportunity. It also explored the importance of writing...

Mapping in interpretation (2007)

Mapping in interpretation 2007

An event which explored what types of maps appeal to visitors and how to access mapping whilst avoiding legal pitfalls.

 

Best Practice in Welsh Interpretation (2007)

Best Practice in Welsh Interpretation 2007

Held in the heart of Blaneavon World Heritage Site, the conference explored best practice in Welsh Interpretation.

There are no papers available for this event.