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 joanna.low@brighton-hove.gov.uk to register your interest.

National Trust Open million pound conservation studio at Knole House

The National Trust has opened a new conservation studio in a former Archbishop of Cantebury’s palace in Knole, Kent. The studio will employ a permanent team of specialist conservators to clean, repair and treat objects and will be the first based at a Trust property to open year-round that will demonstrate the expert techniques and cutting-edge technology used to protect the nation’s heritage.

The opening of the studio has been interwoven into a project, supported by a HLF grant of £7.75m, to upgrade, repair and re-present Knole House’s grandest rooms and open domestic spaces that have never been seen before.

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