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Cylchlythyr Ymddiriedolwyr AIM – Tachwedd 2021

Yr wythnos hon yw Wythnos yr Ymddiriedolwyr, y digwyddiad blynyddol sydd yn amlygu gwaith gwych y 700,000 o ymddiriedolwyr gwirfoddol sydd yn cynnal elusennau ar draws Cymru a Lloegr. Rydym …

Resilience planning for your museum

If there is one take away from the last 15 months, it is that the unforeseen, or perhaps the unthinkable, can happen say Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers. What do we …

Steps to Sustainability round 2 applications now open

About the programme This programme, starting in September 2021, will provide a pathway for a further 30 heritage organisations across the UK to be ambitious, forward thinkin…

Stop – Start – More – Less

2021 is going to be a tough year so we do not have much choice but to find opportunities, ways to transition, search out collaborators and create new beginnings and new thinking, says Busin…

Updated Charity Governance Code

A new, refreshed Charity Governance Code was launched in December – with significant updates to the Diversity and Integrity principles in the Code. Boards of Trustees should aspire to achi…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Let’s take this outside

With many museums forced to limit their indoor space, interpretive designers the Creative Core celebrate the joys and possibilities of outdoor interpretation for museums and visitors alike. …

AIM publishes new Success Guide for museum trustees

AIM is pleased to share the latest Success Guide – Successful Governance for Museum Trustees. The guide is designed to be of practical help to Boards of independent museums throughout …

Steps to Sustainability – Building a Sustainable Heritage Sector – applications open

AIM is pleased to be partnering with The Social Enterprise Academy as they open applications for their new National Lottery Heritage Fund project – Steps to Sustainability! This opport…

AIM and Museums Association working together to support Kickstart scheme

AIM and Museums Association are working together to support the sector in accessing the Kickstart Scheme…

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers on assessing risk and financial viability

Following the welcome issue of reopening advice and guidance Ben Leah, Director, Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers highlights how museums might a…

Top 10 Ways That Digital Interpretation Can Improve Your Visitor Experience

Digital interpretation comes in a bewildering array of forms. It also has a confusing number of names; sometimes its multimedia and sometimes it’s interactive or mobile interpretation. It can be …

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