Training: Understanding and Maintaining Historic Industrial Buildings, 17 November, Wheal Martyn, Cornwall

The next Cornwall Industrial Heritage Subject Specialist Network event will be a training day focussing on understanding and maintaining historic industrial buildings . This free event will be run by Shane Kelleher, the Industrial Heritage Support Officer and will also include a case study looking at the Wheal Martyn Clay Works! Project by Julia Orchard, … Continue reading Training: Understanding and Maintaining Historic Industrial Buildings, 17 November, Wheal Martyn, Cornwall

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Awards: Historic England Angel Awards Shortlist Announced

The 12 finalists for this year's Historic England Angel Awards have been revealed. These annual awards are supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and celebrate heritage heroes who have made a lasting difference to historic buildings and places. This year's nominees include a number of industrial heritage and related sites across the various categories, such as Corbridge … Continue reading Awards: Historic England Angel Awards Shortlist Announced

Funding: Architectural Heritage Fund- Project Development Grant

The Architectural Heritage Fund's Project Development Grant Scheme is intended to assist an organisation to cover some of the costs of developing and co-ordinating a project and taking it towards the start of work on site. To qualify, an organisation must have established that the end use of the project is likely to be viable and … Continue reading Funding: Architectural Heritage Fund- Project Development Grant

Training: Creative United’s Prosper Training Programme

From business planning to understanding intellectual property, from monetising your assets to being resilient in the face of change, Creative United’s sector-specific new training is available to book now. With lunchtime webinars, half-day workshops and full-day masterclasses, Creative United’s events will deliver high-impact, practical training to independent museums and others in the arts, heritage, museum … Continue reading Training: Creative United’s Prosper Training Programme

Support: The Museums Association Publishes Information for Museums Facing Closure

The Museums Association (MA), with funding from Arts Council England, has published 'Museums Facing Closure: Legal and Ethical Issues', a document outlining the legal and ethical issues relating to museum closures. Drawing on research into over 20 recent museum closures in the UK, the document looks to understand how the governing bodies, employees, and the … Continue reading Support: The Museums Association Publishes Information for Museums Facing Closure

Funding: AIM Conservation Grants

The deadline for the AIM Collections Care Scheme, Remedial Conservation Scheme and Collections Care Audits is 30 September. If you are an AIM member museum or heritage site and need support with your conservation, then please take a look at each of the schemes here

Support: Let’s Talk Good Finance, 24 October, Birmingham

Social investment is often seen as a London-centric activity. It can be harder for social enterprises and charities outside of the capital to access social investors and gain a better understanding of the financial products available. Well not anymore! This ‘Let’s talk good finance’ event in Birmingham offers third sector arts and cultural organisations with … Continue reading Support: Let’s Talk Good Finance, 24 October, Birmingham

Training: Heritage Project Management from A – Z, 18 & 19 October, Bishop Aukland

Join the IHBC at for a unique learning experience at Auckland Castle. Local project leads will review the full range of project challenges while speakers from key national bodies will set that work in context:   Historic England (Carol Pyrah) Heritage Lottery Fund (Sara Crofts) IHBC (Fiona Newton) CIOB President Rebecca Thompson, Chair for the Day … Continue reading Training: Heritage Project Management from A – Z, 18 & 19 October, Bishop Aukland

Training: Asset Transfer Workshops

The Ethical Property Foundation are organising three free property workshops/advice clinics as part of their 2017 National Programme for Property Education. The workshops are: 21/9/17 Durham- Managing Asset Transfer for your Community 28/9/17 Bristol- Managing Asset Transfer for your Community 3/10/17 Birmingham- Negotiating and Managing Property Leases