This page contains resources from CONVESTIVAL 2016 and 2017 including presentations, photographs and videos.
Click on the bullet points to access the handout notes
Unlocking the Science behind Effective Communication
Melissa Fisher-Hawkins (Internal Communications Business Partner)
& Melanie Nursaw (Acquisition Marketing Manager)
- Change comms
- NT Convestival A3
- QB volunteer comms
Science of Influencing:
Abby Cade (People Business Partner) & Denise Edwards (General Manager, Hardwick Hall)
- Science of Influencing
Faster than the Speed of Light: Roshan Gibson (Programme Coordinator, LSE)
& Sue Rhodes (Volunteering Development Manager – Petworth House and Park)
- Faster than the Speed of Light summary
- Speed volunteering evaluation and feedback
- Speed volunteering general inductions
- Speed volunteering registration form
Harnessing expert energy: Tom Dommet (Archaeologist, Wisley Hub) &
John Ingram (Volunteer Trainer, South West)
- 5 top tips for growing specialist volunteering
- Guide to higher-skilled volunteering – by VMs for VMs
- Harnessing Expert Energy – case studies
- Harnessing Expert Energy – group work handout
Sharon Collier (Consultant – Collier Consultancy)
- Convestival 2016 – Bounce-back-ability handout
We were lucky to have the support of our volunteer photographers - Gillian Day, Susan Guy, Dennis Richardson and James Woodcock at Convestival 2016. Photos of the event can be viewed using the links below.
Convestival Photo gallery
This gallery contains photographs from Convestival 2016 which were taken by Gill Day and Dennis Richardson
Calke Abbey photos
Team Leader Gillian Day says these images are taken by members of the photography team at Calke so you can see what a wonderful place this is and come back for a visit.
Cascade Photo gallery
These photographs are copyright cleared for use by the National Trust.
Video presentations from the Riding School, please contact Katy Bell for the password: Katy.Bell@nationaltrust.org.uk
Click on the links below the presenters name to open the files.
Gemma Jones - Green Academies project (GAP).
Community Impact Guide - A day in the life of a Green Academies Ranger
Community impact Guide (A3)
Community impact Guide with example (A3)
Mike Wilkes - Leading for diversity in our volunteer teams.
Convestival notes from sessions on Volunteer Teams Diversity
Naomi Sullivan - Employee Volunteering.
Quick wins for diversity - The stat attack
Annie Reilly & Sarah Holloway - Open up, listen local
Heritage Open Days Convestival handout
Sharon Collier - Standing firm, standing tall
Standing firm, standing tall
Rebecca Fletcher - Volunteering for all at Birmingham Museums Trust
Volunteering for all at Birmingham Museums Trust
Tracy-Ann Smith - Participation
External case study: A participatory approach to improve and ‘diversify’ a volunteer programme