Materials from HMMN meeting: Transformation (16 March 2017)
Materials from the meeting of the Hampshire Military Museums Network at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust on 16 March 2017
Materials from Customer Service for All - Disability Equality and the Visitor Journey
Materials from Customer Service for All - Disability Equality and the Visitor Journey held on the 24th February 2017
Event Planning Template
Useful template to assist you in organising events e.g briefings, networking events and exhibition openings.
Working Towards an Audience Development Plan
Presentation from 'Working Towards an Audience Development Plan' workshop delivered by Nicky Boyd as part of the activities of the Hampshire Solent 'Audience Development' Peer Development Group.
Infographics Toolkit - Re:Fresh Project
This fantastic and easy to use toolkit will help you to produce high quality infographics. This is a simple way of getting your point across and persuading staff, volunteers and trustees of the benefits of improving your displays and visitor experience (and they're great for interpretation too!).
Emergency Planning & Recovery Handouts
Handouts and documents shared by Emma Dadson from Harwell Documentation Recovery Service at the session held on Wednesday 26th February 2014.
New National Curriculum
A link to the new National Curriculum pages on the government's Department for Education website.
Succession Planning Framework
This framework will help museum, library and archives services begin to consider and address succession planning issues for their organisation.
UCL Collections Review Toolkit
This toolkit has been put together as a practical guide to help you review your museum collection. It documents the Collections Review process carried out by UCL Museums & Collections from 2007 to 2009, and contains instructions and tips on how to adapt our method for use at your own collection.
Disposal from Museum Collections toolkit and guidance 2014
This new Disposal Toolkit replaces the widely-used Museums Association’s 2008 version. As part of this, additional guidance on financially motivated disposal has also been developed and published by UK partners, based on agreed sector ethics, legal advice and Accreditation case law.
Deaccessioning & Disposals in Small Museums, 2011
Factsheet and classification of terms from Museums & Galleries NWS, 2011.
Heritage Assets - CIPFA Code, 2011-12
Information for Local Authorities and recording their heritage assets.
A Passion for Excellence - An Emerging Self-Improvement Strategy for Cultural Services, 2006
A discussion paper representing DCMS's thinking on how the cultural sector can begin to address its own improvement, 2006.
Kent Collection Mapping
Created by Jennifer Jackson, Finds Liaison Officer for Kent, for the 'Archaeology in Museums' trianing day. However, this mapping exercise can be used to capture information about any type of collection you hold, not just archaeology.
Kpontin - Interim Report
Kate Pontin's interim report, May 2013, on her progress towards developing a regional visitor capture framework.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Event 16 June 2014
Materials, resources and links from 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Accreditation training event facilitated by Vicky Dawson and delivered in collaboration between the South West and South East Museum Development teams on 16 June 2014 at SeaCity Museum, Southampton.
VisitEngland Market Research
VisitEngland publishes useful research into tourism and leisure markets that museums can use both to inform their planning and to provide evidence for advocacy and funding applications. Available reports cover a wide range of topics including: future domestic leisure trends, the impact of the economic downturn on tourism behaviour; visitor satisfaction; and the potential of the 'staycation' phenomenon.
Evaluation Planning Toolkit
Evaluation is a way to help you understand and show others whether your work has met or exceeded your expectations. Evaluation planning should be built in at the beginning of your project planning. This toolkit published by Essex Museum Development and prepared for them in 2015 by Pippa Smith of Handling the Past, provides guidance and templates to help museums to evaluate their projects effectively.