About The History Van


Kathryn Parkin – the Heritage Presenter

Kathryn Parkin specialises in heritage learning – researching, creating, and delivering heritage learning activities.

Kathryn loves creating enthusiasm in others for the past, especially young people. She lives in the Dronfield area of North East Derbyshire and has two young sons – a great test base for her heritage activities. Kathryn has become involved in her local heritage site, Dronfield Hall Barn, and regularly treads the boards with Dore Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

WW2 with logoA former specialist History teacher and holding a Masters in Heritage Management from the Ironbridge Institute of the University of Birmingham, Kathryn has extensive experience of working with schools and children to develop and deliver bespoke education services that link closely to the National Curriculum.

Kathryn can also deliver bespoke workshops and activities for community groups, home education groups and local heritage groups wishing to connect more with young people.

The full range of History Van workshops can be found here, but feel free to get in touch with your individual needs and Kathryn will be happy to work with you to create a more bespoke experience.

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