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.


#museum5aday is a project, endorsed and started by the Learning Liaison Forum (Surrey and Sussex) in 2016. It  aims to help museum staff improve their personal wellbeing - and staff and volunteers from across the UK are invited to contribute on this twitter campaign.

 Working in museums can be very isolating at times and following the 5 simple steps can help put things into perspective.

The steps are taken from the sucessful #teacher 5aday project and the five-ways to well being model

The idea is to take a few minutes of your day for yourself and either:






Find out more at the LLF AGM in Horsham on the 19th September 2016;  or contact LLF Hon.Sec Kay Topping at or read her blog here.