Berkshire Hampshire Solent Museum Development Forum 2020


This page is dedicated to providing information for delegates attending the Berkshire Hampshire Solent Museum Development Forum event that took place on the 4th February 2019 at ‘Action Stations’ in the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth. If you have any questions about what is mentioned here, please get in touch.

Please navigate the links below to explore resources from the day, and some of the guest speaker’s presentations.

  • Welcome from Matthew Sheldon, Director of Museum Operations, NMRN
  • Welcome to the Museums Conference, Chris Gale: Chair of the Berkshire Hampshire Solent Museum Development Advisory Panel

Keynote Speaker, Emma Chaplin Director of the Association of the Independent Museums, Fit for the Future?

Katrina Burton and Stephen Lowy, SEMD, Museum Development 2020 and Beyond (presentation to follow shortly)

Break out sessions:

Bryony Robins, Museum Development Officer Cornwall, The Green Museum Manifesto (presentation to come)

Laura Bedford, Kids in Museums, Top tips on how to be a family friendly Museum

Kirsty Murray and Scott Moncrieff, Tax Relief for Museums (Exhibition Tax Relief and VAT)

Directors In Conversation, Hampshire Cultural Trust, Army Flying Museum, Southampton City Council and the Diving Museum

Green Museums

Case Studies

Further resources

Museums & Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief Factsheet

Zero and low-cost ways to meet the Kids in Museums

MD Forum 2020 – MDO presentation and results

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