Museums and Galleries Tax Relief came into effect at the start of April and applies to touring and non-touring exhibitions effective from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2022. Arts Council England have posted a very useful FAQ page on their website relating to this which will be updated as more information becomes available and … Continue reading Support: Museums and Galleries Tax Relief Update
The Association for Independent Museums' AIM Hallmarks Awards Scheme is now open for applications. These awards offer grants of between £5,000 and £15,00 to help AIM member museums and heritage sites in England and Wales to improve the way they work. More information and details of how to apply can be found here Deadline for … Continue reading Funding: Want to Work Differently? A Grant from the AIM Hallmarks Awards can help you
The National Heritage Training Group are running a two-day course aimed at contractors working on traditional buildings. It will consider: How to repair and maintain traditional buildings Relevant legislation and guidance Traditional materials and methods Maintaining safe working practices Registration with the CITB Cskills Awards for AWD053 is included in the course fee and participants … Continue reading Training: Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre 1919) Buildings Course 25/26 July 2017, London
The 27th BRICK workshop, will focus on governance, project management as it relates to the project objectives of groups involved in heritage regeneration, and using and understanding your Quantity Surveyor. These relevant topics are part of the Prince's Regeneration Trust's efforts to help with ensuring a sustainable future for historic buildings and sites. The workshop … Continue reading Training: BRICK Workshop 27- Governance, Project Management, and using and understanding your quantity surveyor. Leominster, 9 May 2017.
This year's Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Annual Conference will be a celebration of the industrial and social heritage of Tyne and Wear and the wider region and will feature: Lessons from the ongoing community projects supported by the Forum Presentations of best practice for local heritage groups Various workshops on themes such as heritage … Continue reading Conference: Celebrating Heritage Initiatives- Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Annual Conference. Wallsend, 13 May 2017.
As part of its Giving to Heritage programme, the Institute of Fundraising are running a workshop aimed at those interested in offering community shares. The workshop, which, is run in association with The Community Shares Company, will enable people involved in delivering or funding heritage projects to: Understand what are community shares and why they … Continue reading Training: How to Set Up a Community Shares Project. Sheffield, 3 May 2017
Nominations are being sought for Jewson's 'Building Better Communities' funding programme. The firm building providers are offering regional project prizes of £500 to £10,000 and the top regional project will receive £50,000. You can also nominate your Trade Hero who could win £50,000 to help them complete a community project. Nominations close on the 5th … Continue reading Funding: Building Better Communities 2017
This practical course, which is part of the Charity Finance Group's Small Charity Programme, will provide you with useful tools to develop the way small groups or small charities manage basic financial areas. Delegates will learn about essential banking and money management practices and what questions to ask when considering moving to an external financial … Continue reading Training: Bank Accounts, Record Keeping, Risk and Outsourcing. Birmingham, 27 April 2017
This year's AIA Conference will be held at Moulton College near Northampton. The conference will begin with a seminar focussing on the contribution of developer-funded projects to industrial archaeology. The opening lecture of the conference proper will be by Brian Giggins on 2000 years of industrial development in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes, whilst the annual … Continue reading Conference: Association for Industrial Archaeology Annual Conference. South East Midlands, 25-30 August 2017
The next Association for Transport and Engineering Museums (ABTEM) seminar will be held at the Wheal Martyn Museum, St Austell, Cornwall, and is titled 'Overexposure- Caring for Objects that have to Stay Outside' and will deal with the trials and tribulations or looking after objects that sit outside museums. Full details and list of speakers … Continue reading Training: Overexposure-Caring for Objects that have to Stay Outside. ABTEM Seminar at Wheal Martyn, Cornwall, 16 June 2017