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Implementation of the Ivory Act

The Ivory Act 2018 (the “Act”) will come into force on 6 June 2022. From this date, the ivory ban will be in place, and it will be illegal to deal in ivory items unless they have a valid regist…

Trustee vacancy – Royal Crown Derby

The Royal Crown Derby Museum Charitable Trust is seeking to recruit a new chair to the board of trustees to  help guide them towards an ambitious new future. Histor…

Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022

Which museum is families’ favourite in the UK? It’s time to decide! Kids in Museums launches the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022 and publishes an updated Kids in Museums Manifesto.…

Trustee vacancies – Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust is recruiting a number of new trustees to support this ambitious, longstanding Charitable Trust as it continues to grow and evolve into an award-winning heritage and c…

DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund launch new round of funding

£4 million of new funding will improve displays, protect collections and make exhibitions more accessible Fund has provided more than £48 million to over 400 projects over the past…

Help shape the future of the Heritage Education Trust

The Heritage Education Trust (HET), is seeking to understand how it might support heritage organisations and individual practitioners to continue to provide high quality education provision. This i…

65% of MEND funds awarded to AIM Members

Galleries, museums, libraries and cultural venues across the country are to …

Is your museum prepared for a cyber attack?

There’s never a good time for a cyber-attack. With stretched resources and a heavy reliance on fundraising and volunteers, it can be particularly catastrophic for small charities. CFG̵…

Trustee vacancy – Modes Users Association

These are exciting times for the Modes Users Association (MUA). As we think about the next generation of Modes products, we are looking for people to help us shape the strategic direction of the bu…

Treasurer vacancy – Exmouth Museum

Exmouth Museum is a small museum in the largest town in Devon. We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers. The museum’s collection charts the history of the town and its people, famou…

Trustee vacancy – Exmouth Museum

Exmouth Museum wants to recruit Trustees to its Board. This is a time of great change for the Museum as it has just completed the purchase of the freehold of its buildings. A diverse and enthusiast…

Trustee vacancy – South West Fed – Chair

The South West Fed Formed in 1931, the South West Fed is an independent membership organisation providing a voice for museums, art galleries and the wider heritage sector in…

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