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VocalEyes releases guidance on making museums accessible for blind and partially sighted visitors

VocalEyes have released new guidance on how to make museums accessible for blind and partially sighted visitors.

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VAT refunds for museums and galleries - guidance notes released

The government has released some guidance providing detail on the broadening of the VAT refund scheme for museums and galleries.

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Take a look at The Museums Map - an interactive map of the accredited museums

The Museums Map is an interactive map of the 1304 museums accredited under Arts Council England's scheme...

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British Council launches report on 'Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth'.

The British Council has now launched the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth Report.

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Capturing Voices from a Volunteering Revolution

Volunteer Makers publishes a booklet crystallizing what it does and sharing feedback from its users, including a number of South West organisations.

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University of Exeter launches new MA in International Heritage Management & Consultancy

The University of Exeter is launching a new global, interdisciplinary postgraduate programme MA International Heritage Management and Consultancy.

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Head of Culture for Bristol City Council to become the new Director of National Museums Liverpool

​It has been announced that Laura Pye, current Head of Culture for Bristol City Council, will be joining National Museums Liverpool as its new Director, in August 2018.

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South West organisations win at the Museums + Heritage Awards

There was success in the South West at the Museums + Heritage Awards, with The Salisbury Museum and Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) winning their categories.

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Tate St Ives wins RIBA South West award

The redevelopment of Tate St Ives by Jamie Fobart Architects was one of eight projects to win a RIBA South West Award.

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Interview: Dr Bryony Onciul and Dr Jamie Hampson from the University of Exeter discuss heritage management and consultancy

Ahead of the start of the University of Exeter's new MA in International Heritage Management and Consultancy, Dr Bryony Onciul and Dr Jamie Hampson talk to us about the field and the new course.

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