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They liked it. Visitors really liked it. They walked into the room and said ‘Wow!’ out loud. That was what we had wanted, after all this was Window on Wild Lindisfarne, or WoW for short. Yes, it was a tiny room, … Continue reading
Interpretation often is aimed at visitors. It can be designed for local people but that’s a different game. Often it is aimed at people who are ‘not from round here’. Interpretation can play a significant role in helping them understand … Continue reading
Cultural tourism is a big international industry that is made up of many small, often tiny, micro-businesses. I find that rather appealing. I like the fact that my work in heritage interpretation is a cog in the mighty wheel of … Continue reading
During the last six months we have helped several commercial businesses to use interpretation to make more of their company heritage. We were therefore particularly interested in how Nils Olsson, manufacturers of Dala horses in the small village of Nusnas … Continue reading
People go to wild and old places for loads of reasons ( and that’s excluding work reasons). Those of us who work to make their visits more enjoyable, satisfying and meaningful need to understand as many of those reasons as … Continue reading