Kate is a multi-lingual blogger, writer, journalist and translator focusing on culture, cultural heritage, the arts. In 2014 she won a column-writers prize at the Gentse Schrijversdagen, Gand, Belgium. She has previously won prizes in national translator competitions for literary translations.
She works part-time for museums in the EU as freelance museum assistant, events organizer and museum guide. Previous roles included executive secretary to the Director Public Affairs at an internationally renowned museum and as assistant event manager at another museum.
Before becoming interested in Cultural Heritage and History of Arts, she had a successful career in HRM and ICT. She combines various posts with her work as a fully qualified teacher and lecturer in English.
Her blog contains posts on cultural subjects, the arts, literature, travel, (expat) life and the occasional odd experience. She regularly contributes to international cultural websites, magazines and other publications.
Posts from the Katevents blog have been featured and re-blogged on sites like
– The Merovingian Kingdoms and similar specialist websites;
– Musician and (book) reviewers’ websites;
– Utrecht Early Music Festival website;
– artists and performers’ websites;
and many others.
Apart from working at museums or as a guide, Kate also regularly works as a volunteer translator, copy editor and proof reader for charities and NGOs. For more information regarding translation, teaching, language training, writing and related services, visit the website Dogsbodies Language Services.
More photos by Kate of art, museums, exhibitions and travels can be found on Instagram. A member of several readers’ groups and libraries, Kate is addicted to books, literature, the arts, history, culture, music, languages, traveling, dogs, cats, good friends, good food, good wines – and an awful lot more.