South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Memberships

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Spring Forum: 7 March

'Learning & Engagement on a Shoestring' (free for members)

Five tips for providing excellent visitor experience and how VisitEngland can help

Nothing is more important than getting the visitor experience right if you're managing a museum or heritage visitor attraction. But do we always think of all the angles?

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New-look National Lottery Heritage Fund launches Strategic Funding Framework 2019-2024

A major devolution of decision-making across the whole of the UK is at the heart of new plans to distribute more than £1billion of National Lottery money to the UK’s heritage over the next five years.

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BBC article highlights the success of museum shops amid the 'High Street slump'

The BBC has recently reported on museum and gallery shops bucking the downturn in retail, and highlighted that those shops "attract shoppers looking for presents with a cultural touch, or something different to the wares of a homogeneous High Street."

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The National Archives and Jisc launch 'Digital Skills in the Future' survey

The National Archives and Jisc have created a survey to hear the latest thoughts of the sector regarding all aspects of their digital services and capabilities...

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Regional Workshop on TNA’s Revised Guidance on Higher Education/archive service Collaboration

This free one-day workshop will introduce the revised guidance and highlight key areas of change. It will also explore practical ways to identify, develop, and sustain cross-sector collaborations.

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South West Fed Conference 2019

The 2019 conference theme is ‘Inspiring Audiences Home and Away’. It will focus on the different ways we can work with and inspire local communities whilst also engaging with tourism audiences, which is of particular relevance to the South West region.

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Fundraising

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Organisation: Governance

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Accreditation Standard

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Activities & Programmes: Exhibitions & Events

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