News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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2020 – a year of change for business rates

2020: A year of constant change for Business Rates, explains Colin Hunter of Lambert Smith Hampton.  In January, the long-awaited decision of the Upper Tribunal in respect …

Job vacancy – Freelance Project Administrator, AIM

Hallmarks at Home Freelance Project Administrator October 2020 – March 2021 Introduction The Association of Independent Museums is a thriving UK museum m…

Connecting Culture 2020: Conference programme released

The conference programme for Connecting Culture Virtual Conference and Expo has been released. The eagerly awaited line up contains thought leaders and influencers from some of the most prestigious…

Job vacancy – Project Director, Beckford’s Tower

Project Director Beckford’s Tower, Bath Preservation Trust £40,000 per annum for fixed term of 16 months with the potential to extend Recruitment closes at 5pm on 20 September…

Culture Recovery Fund Wales

Welsh Government will be providing a £18.5m fund for cultural organisations – which include independent museums participating in the Accreditation scheme. This fund is a rescue and re…

Job vacancy – Learning Officer at National Paralympic Heritage Trust

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role establishing formal and informal learning programmes and delivering a new and dynamic community engagement project within an inspiring national ch…

Job vacancy – Exhibition Programme Manager at Bailiffgate Museum

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery in Alnwick, Northumberland is seeking to recruit an Exhibitions Programme Manager to support our ambitious exhibitions programme over the period November 2020 to Ju…

Are Britain’s heritage attractions good for your health?

As attractions slowly re-open to a nation easing out of lockdown, the role of heritage in improving our wellbeing has never seemed more important. Research commissione…

National Coal Mining Museum comes out of lockdown with a new permanent exhibition ‘A Light in the Darkness’

Visitors to the newly re-opened National Coal Mining Museum have been illuminated by a brand new permanent exhibiti…

Vacancy – Chair of National Heritage Memorial Fund

Application deadline extended to 25 September. The Prime Minister wishes to appoint a new Chair to lead the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) and The National Lottery Heritage …

Disabled people fear exclusion due to Covid-19 restrictions

Survey reveals disabled people’s top concerns around visiting places and what they expect venues to be doing to make it safe and easy for them to visit. Disabled people’s top con…

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