South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

South West organisations shortlisted for Museums + Heritage Awards 2019

A large number of heritage organisations in the South West have been shortlisted for the 2019 Museums + Heritage Awards. Spread across several categories, the nominations highlight the excellent work that is taking place in the South West heritage sector. Congratulations to the following organisations and projects in the South West:


  • SS Great Britain Trust: Being Brunel - Permanent Exhibition of the year
  • Salisbury Cathedral: Michael Pendry's 'Les Colombes' #SalisburyCityofDoves - Temporary or Touring Exhibition of the Year
  • Herschel Museum of Astronomy: Wonder Women of Space Exhibition - Limited Budget Project of the Year
  • Bristol Old Vic, Bristol Archives and the Theatre Collection: Protecting and sharing the Heritage of Britain's Oldest Theatre - Partnership of the Year
  • Dorset County Museum and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Natural History Museum, Ulster Museum in Belfast: Dippy on Tour, a natural history adventure - Partnership of the Year
  • Aerospace Bristol: Gift Shop - Shop of the Year – t/o under £500k
  • The Holburne Museum: The Holburne Volunteers - Volunteers of the Year Award (Team)
  • Aerospace Bristol: The Aerospace Bristol Learning Programme - Educational Initiative of the Year


Winners will be announced on the 15th May 2019, and more information can be found by clicking here.