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72 Seasons; Look Closer

Today we publish the final report of our ground-breaking 72 Seasons project. We learned such a lot and have found a concept project which helps people to connect to nature, and which protected their wellbeing during the pandemic. 2020 was a difficult, unprecedented, traumatic year, but luckily we had a strand of good stuff to […]

We’re hiring

We’re hiring.   Post One: Project Manager Needed, Salary £37,000 FTE, 20 hours per week with potential to rise to full time in the future. Post Two: Project Officer Needed, Salary £24,000 – £27,000 (depending on experience), Full time   The Evaluator is a fast-growing evaluation consultancy, founded in 2017, by Kirsty Rose Parker. Helping charities and […]

Autumn in the 72 Seasons

Welcome to Autumn, our final adventure in nature. This season has an added layer of poignancy, as there is a sense of ending running throughout. Our seasonal seekers were really engaged this season though, there was a lot of spotting and sharing. Maybe they were making the most of the project while it lasted? Maybe […]

Summer in the 72 Seasons

Summer! It wasn’t the sunniest and warmest of Summers in the main. Maybe all the sunshine was allocated to Spring? I think if I’m honest this season struggled a bit more than the others. Lots of people did manage to go on holidays, including me, and staff shortages meant an extremely busy Summer when not […]

New Client; Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

The Evaluator is delighted to announce a new client, and will be evaluation partner on The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project. The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project is the coming together of communities in the Cairngorms National Park to help secure the long-term future of capercaillie in the UK. The UK capercaillie population is in serious decline, but communities […]

How are you really doing?

The pandemic continues and it has certainly been a tough start to many in 2021. We have felt it ourselves, continually having to make changes, feeling anxious about our health and family and friends, it is not the best situation to be in. But, we wanted to reassure you – you might be doing much […]

72 Seasons on film

We have just made a film all about our 72 Seasons project. This is one of our own projects, funded by the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership. With artwork by Cath in the Attic, and filmed and edited by Huckleberry Film, this is a lovely video to share. This whole year, 2020, we created a way […]

New Client; Attitude is Everything

We are delighted to be working with a new client, Attitude is Everything, evaluating Beyond the Music. Beyond the Music is an ambitious programme, funded by Reaching Communities from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to encourage more Deaf and disabled people to work in the music industry. Here is an extract from the Attitude is […]