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Know Your Place project celebrates win at Historic England Angel Awards 2018

Historic England Angel Awards 2018 has announced Pete Insole as winner in the 'Best Heritage Research, Interpretation or Recording' category for his work on the Know Your Place Project.

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Call for papers: South West Fed Conference 2019 - 'Inspiring Audiences Home and Away’

The SWFed requests proposals for the 2019 conference to be held in July. The conference theme for 2019 is ‘Inspiring Audiences Home and Away’.

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Presentations from South West Fed Forum 'Archives in Museums: Unlocking the Potential'

Our recent Autumn Forum 'Archives in Museums: Unlocking the Potential' provided an opportunity for attendees to gain advice, ideas and practical solutions for a range of issues relating to unlocking the potential of archives in museums and heritage sites...

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GEM course discount offer for South West Fed members

As part of our partnership with GEM, we are pleased to announce that GEM is offering the members’ rate (a discount of £35 off the non-members’ rate) for South West Fed members booking onto the intermediate Health and Wellbeing course in Bristol on 20 Nov...

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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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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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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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Digital Exhibition touring West of England to help Know Your Place

Have you ever wondered what makes a place the way it is now? Or wished you could travel back in time and discover how an area has changed? KYPexplore is a cutting-edge digital exhibition which will tour across the West of England giving an insight int...

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Artswork offers 25% early bird discount on 2017 training courses

Artswork is offering 25% Early Bird Discount off of all 2017 training courses, including the Child Protection and Safeguarding the Arts and Cultural Sector course which is taking place at the Tobacco Factory in Bristol on 9th March 2017. *25% Early B...

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