South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

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Next SWFed Forum announced - save the date (18 Jan)

Our next Forum will take place on 18 January 2018 in Bath. The day will be themed on archaeology, with speakers, workshops and plenty of opportunities to network over a cup of tea.

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91 heritage assets in SW removed from Heritage at Risk Register

​In the South West, 91 heritage assets were removed from the Register for positive reasons, including 13 buildings or structures. 59 archaeological sites were removed for positive reasons. 40 new archaeological sites were added to the Register.

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DCMS respond to petition calling for interim protection after Jacobean ceiling destroyed in Bristol

​DCMS has responded to a petition calling for interim protection for buildings being considered for listing by Historic England. The petition was created after a developer destroyed a Jacobean ceiling to prevent a building being listed. It has been signe

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AIM publishes 'Success Guide' on managing GDPR in small museums

AIM has launched a new guide on successfully managing privacy and data regulations in small museums.

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Museum Skills: Making the Most of Your Textile Skills in Caring for Costume & Textile Collections

During the course you will learn about the priorities in caring for costume and textile collections both for display and storage.

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Museum Skills: Equipping Museums for the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

SWMDP - Museum Skills: Equipping Museums for the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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Museum Skills: Recruitment & Retention of Volunteers

SWMDP - Museum Skills: Recruitment & Retention of Volunteers. The day will look at volunteer recruitment at all levels, including volunteer board/ committee members.

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Museum Skills: Making the Most of Working with Young People & Schools

SWMDP Museum Skills: Making the Most of Working with Young People & Schools.

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Collections: Collection Types

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Sites: Physical Access

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Collections: Care

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Marketing & Social Media: Stock Images

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