News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Security Review 'sharing day'

Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations.  We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact to register your interest.

Job Vacancy:Visitors Services Assistant, Brooklands Museum

As a member of a Visitor Information & Services Team, you will be based at the Visitor Information Desk in the Clubhouse to welcome visitors and be a point of contact for information; operate the switchboard, remote Campbell Gates as required and coordinate response to emergencies; build positive working relationships with visitors, volunteers and staff, helping to identify and meet their needs; to assist the Education & Visitor Services Manager with developing and providing first class learning activities to groups and families.

A full job specification is available on request from Virginia Smith (details below). Salary:    £7.35ph . DBS required for this role

To apply for the position of Visitor Services Assistant, please send a CV and covering letter, with details of how many days per week/shifts you think you would like to work for us, to:

Virginia Smith, Head of Learning and Visitor Services, Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN or email to

Please note that we will only contact candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview. Closing date for applications: Friday 13th May 2016. Interviews: On Monday 23rd and Thursday 26th May 2016