Mentoring and ‘Critical Friend’ services

Our range of mentoring services offer a personalised approach, tailored to your development needs and suitable to all budgets. Get the practical advice needed to give you the skills and confidence to do it, and fast.

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Develop yourself, develop your team, develop your organisation. Our mentoring services give you personalised, direct support to help you and your organisation grow and achieve your goals.

We offer a range of mentoring services to suit all budgets and needs. From quick win 1 hour e-mentoring packages to 8 hour e-mentoring packages to career changing intensive 5 day courses.

We can help you quickly and succinctly, when you need the information most or we can spend a week, updating your mindset and skillset in the ultimate professional development package, which will completely transform the way you think and behave.

We will re-invigorate your passion, re-inspire you to recognise what is possible, push you to think in new ways and equip you with the necessary skills and capacity needed to make a real difference to your site or organisation.

From our years of experience and specialist expertise, we offer mentoring services in all areas of heritage including;

  • Interpretation master planning
  • Review of existing interpretation services
  • Resource development (leaflets, trails, activity sheets)
  • Exhibition planning and development
  • Project management
  • Visitor insight and evaluation
  • Applying for funding

Whether you’re stuck with a project, looking for inspiration, in need of specific industry knowledge, are new to what you’re doing, need help prioritising your workload, want advice on moving on in your career, or simply want reassurance you’re going in the right direction; we can help through a tailored mentoring package.

Contact us to discuss how we can help  you and your organisation achieve your goals.


‘Thank you, Kate and Karen, for all this very fast, wonderful work.  Its brilliant to have you working on the project and enjoy your fresh approach and vision.’

Cleveland Pools Trust


‘The best thing we did in our HLF development year was to engage Kate. Endlessly knowledgeablehelpful and enthusiastic, she more than delivered on all the things we originally asked – and provided a huge amount of extra advice and support that guided us through the whole process.’

Freshwater Habitats Trust


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