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CASE report explores the role of culture, sport and heritage in place shaping

The study focuses on generating evidence to support the argument that culture, sport and heritage infrastructure and investment have the ability to promote and drive positive economic and social outcomes at the local level.

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@HeritageChat – A Twitter chat for the heritage sector

Heritage2020 is seeking input for a proposed historic environment sector Twitter chat, #HeritageChat.

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Call for interim protection for listed buildings after Jacobean ceiling destroyed in Bristol

A petition has been set up to close a planning loophole after a 400-year-old ceiling in Bristol’s Old City was destroyed.

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John Ellerman Foundation launches Regional Museums and Galleries Fund

John Ellerman Foundation has created a Regional Museums and Galleries Fund​, focusing on visual and decorative arts and social and natural history collections.

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GEM launches new training programme

GEM has announced a new training programme including a foundation course, an intermediate course and an advanced workshop.

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BBC seeks museum partners for Civilisation festival

The BBC is looking for museums and galleries to take part in a festival it is planning as part of Civilisations, its forthcoming series telling the story of art.

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Involve your museum in Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is held on 27 January each year and more than 5,500 events take place around the country on or around this date.

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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy announces series of one-day training courses

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Essentials one day training courses offer new ways to learn, develop and share good practice in Fundraising and Income Generation.

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GEM launches Effective Engagement course in partnership with SWFed

We have partnered with the Group for Education in Museums (GEM) to develop their new course and bring it to the South West. This has been possible thanks to Museum Resilience funding from Arts Council England.

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The Clore Leadership Programme publishes practical guide for good governance in arts and museums.

The Clore Leadership Programme, supported by Arts Council England, has published a pilot practical guide for good governance in arts and museums.

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