Attingham 2016
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Moving, Teaching, Inspiring: The Power of Place and Past in the Future of Adult Learning



23 and 24 June 2016

Copies of presentations are available on this website or please contact the individual spekaers to ask for a copy of their paper or presentation form the conference.  

A list of their contact details is available to download.


Keynote speaker

Simon Murray - National Trust Senior Director of Strategy, Curatorship and External Affairs

Other speakers

Invited guest speakers and panel members:

Mark Agnew - General Manager, North Shropshire, National Trust

Martin Bulmer - Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Surrey

Andy Beer - Regional Director Midlands and former Head of Learning for the National Trust

Paul Manners - Director, National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement

Is this for you?

Organised in partnership between The University of Nottingham School of Education and The National Trust, you would have enjoyed this conference if you have an interest in:

  • public pedagogy 
  • the democratisation of knowledge 
  • adult education colleges and their role
  • the role of place and space in learning
  • residential adult learning
  • spiritual renewal through access to beauty and history
  • instruction and self-improvement
  • learning and the historic environment




Attingham 2016

The University of Nottingham
University Park

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