Image Callout – Can You Help?

5 March 2021

We are collecting images that represent the wide range of fantastic museums and heritage sites in the south east region.  The images we collect will help…

Recovery Grants: MDUK Report

5 March 2021

Covid19 Recovery Grants: MDUK Report  In response to the pandemic, Museum Development UK and Art Fund worked in partnership to distribute recovery funding to museums across the UK in…

Extension to Accreditation Scheme

5 March 2021

Extension to Accreditation Scheme Arts Council England have confirmed that they will be extending all current Accreditation Awards for a further 12 months, until April…

Roadmap of Lockdown

5 March 2021

Roadmap out of Lockdown The government set out a 4 step 'roadmap' out of the Lockdown on 22 February. Read the government guidance on reopening businesses…

Contested Heritage

5 March 2021

On 23 February, the Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, held a meeting with representatives from leading heritage organisations to discuss issues relating to contested heritage, which…

Making it FAIR Project Launch

11 February 2021

The Collections Trust have launched their new 'Making it FAIR' Project, offering free training, mentoring and technical support to develop digital collections-focussed content, helping museums…

Virtual Tours – Security Advice

28 January 2021

Virtual tours are a great way of helping attract people to your site and/or plan their visit. During the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions virtual tours can…

Recovery Grant Funding 2.0

18 December 2020

Both the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Arts Council England have announced that they will be awarding the second round of the Culture Recovery…

How Can We Help You?

8 December 2020

We are in the process of updating our Business Plan for 2021-23, and we need your help to identify and prioritise the themes that could…

Helping South East Museums

15 October 2020

Since April 2020, we have awarded over £158k through 4 small grants schemes to help south east museums respond to the challenges presented by the…

The Amelia – Research Surgeries

12 October 2020

Wanting to discover your local area, explore your heritage, and search the records but not sure where to start?   The Amelia will be hosting a…

QR Codes launched for Track & Trace

22 September 2020

New regulations for hospitality businesses and venues to enforce the rule of 6, NHS QR code posters and contact logs. The Government has announced that…

Our Contact Details are Changing

17 September 2020

From 1 October, most of our team will have new email addresses and telephone numbers. Why is this change happening?  The South East Museum Development…

Can Museum Cafes and Shops Reopen?

19 June 2020

On 12 June, the Government updated the Health Protection regulations* on preventing the spread of Covid-19 to further ease some of the lockdown restrictions. The…

Free Marketing Surgeries

1 June 2020

Free marketing surgeries to help reopen your museum We are offering free, one-hour marketing surgeries to help museums create or revise their marketing communications strategy…

Gov’t top up local business grant funds scheme

4 May 2020

Posted 4th May https://www.gov.uk/government/news/top-up-to-local-business-grant-funds-scheme The Gov’t has increased the support fund for Small Business Grants and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants for small businesses. This…

ACE’s Covid-19 Survey

1 May 2020

Arts Council England has recently launched a Covid-19 survey to better understand the position cultural organisations (including museums) are currently in, and might be facing,…

NLHF’s Digital Skills for Heritage – Survey

1 May 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund are working to develop digital capabilities across the heritage sector.  Their initiative aims to promote digital skills and leadership, and directly support digital skills…

AIM’s Free HR Helpline for members

8 April 2020

Posted 8th April 2020 https://www.aim-museums.co.uk/coronavirus-resources-hr/ TheHRDept are offering AIM members free HR advice to assist on issues around Coronavirus. Support might cover: Questions about the…

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage

11 December 2019

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage is a national project to preserve and make accessible sound collections across the UK. The South East Hub for the project…

Meeting Point Project Launch

1 December 2019

  Meeting Point is a facilitated, 2-year project to help guide museums or heritage sites through the process of commissioning and working with a contemporary…

Vote for The Mary Rose Museum!

25 July 2019

Hugh Bonneville urges members of the public to vote for the Mary Rose Museum in the 25th National Lottery Awards. The Mary Rose in Portsmouth…

Family Friendly Museum Audits

30 April 2019

Are you looking at how best to welcome families to your museum?  Would you benefit from a professional audit of your site? We are inviting…

The Extend Leadership Programme 2019

26 April 2019

Deadline for applications: 10am on Monday 8 April 2019 The Extend Leadership Programme is open to applicants working in in learning and education roles in…

50 More Years of Egham Museum

26 April 2019

The Egham Museum Trustees are delighted to announce that The Egham Museum has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £93,000 for an exciting…

Nesta Arts Impact fund available

15 May 2017

Nesta have an Arts Impact fund which museums are eligible to apply. Applicant organisations should demonstrate a track record (or future plans) to work with…

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