News

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

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Lily Parr: Trailblazer for women’s football

MUSEUM’S NEW DISPLAY OPENS AHEAD OF ANNIVERSARY OF BAN  Lily Parr – one of football’s first female superstars – gets a new permanent museum dis…

The latest in your CFG membership

Helping you to build finance skills and resilience: The latest in your Charity Finance Group membership. “CFG provides insight into diverse topics which is very helpfu…

AIM members keep safety measures in place

As COVID-19 restrictions across England are lifted, we’ve taken a look at the approaches that just some AIM members are taking. According to statements on their social media and websites, …

£1million National Lottery fund launches to enable digital volunteering in heritage sector

£1million of National Lottery funding is now available for heritage organisations to develop a strong network of digital volunteers – wherever their location. Applications to The National Lotter…

Gathering Places: how museum buildings and spaces are changing beyond the pandemic

With their buildings closed and empty over so much of the past 18 months many people involved with museums have reflected on what is most important to them and their communities. Explorations with …

The impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural engagement for deaf and disabled people

This research project is being conducted by Bea Anderton, Community Leadership student at University of Central Lancashire. Bea has been exploring the impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural…

Rebuilding Heritage – last chance to apply for support

Free specialist support, training and events for the heritage sector T…

Call for papers – Medicine, Myth and Memory

Call for papers – Online event – Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December 2021 Medicine, Myth and Memory: Trusted Voices in the Pandemic Since March 20…

DCMS launch Rediscover Summer

DCMS has launched a new campaign titled ‘Rediscover Summer’. The campaign aims to highlight and promote some of the fantastic offers open to young people this Summer and encourage their engagem…

Diane Reid becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts

Becomes first female chair of Lakeland Arts in its history. Former BBC programme maker becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts Board of Trustees. Diane Reid worked on shows like Anti…

Helping you to build finance skills and resilience: The latest in your Charity Finance Group membership

“CFG provides insight into diverse topics which is very helpful to small organisations which would struggle to find such resources in-house.” Chris Smyth, Vintage Carriages Trust. …

Third round of Culture Recovery Fund announced

Further details of the third round of the Culture Recovery Fund were announced earlier today The additional £300 million for the Culture Recovery Fund was originally announced by t…

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