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Decolonising the Database

(Live online event via MS Teams), Free and Open to All This free session provides an opportunity to hear from researchers and practitioners working 'against…

Image Callout – Can You Help?

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

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

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…

Contested Heritage

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…

Roadmap of Lockdown

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…

Making it FAIR Project Launch

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…

Recovery Grant Funding 2.0

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?

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

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…

Income Diversification

How can museums diversify their income and meet the needs of a more local audience? This webinar gives some practical advice on setting up a…

Can Museum Cafes and Shops Reopen?

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…

Windrush Waves

A WEEK OF COMMEMORATION Windrush Waves 2020 is part of BCA's recognition of Windrush Day which takes place every year on June 22. On this…

Free Marketing Surgeries

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…

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