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Two 'at risk' coastal heritage sites in the South West awarded Coastal Revival Funding

An Elizabethan House in Plymouth, and a Miners Chapel in the heart of the community in St. Just, Penwith, have won Coastal Revival Fund grants. The two sites are among the six Heritage England classed 'at risk' sites of the 25 sites that have been awarde...

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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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University of Exeter successfully matches students with South West heritage organisations for career development

The University of Exeter is supporting local heritage organisations through its award winning internship programme; Pathways to Arts, Culture & Heritage.

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Case study: How partnerships between academia and the heritage sector create impact and relevance

Partnerships come in many shapes and sizes, of course, and can be adapted over time to benefit more than just the partner organisations. In this post, the University of Exeter describe their approach to partnership with an Industry Advisory Group.

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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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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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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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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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Three tips on building a career in international heritage management

Dr Jamie Hampson, a Senior Lecturer in Heritage at the University of Exeter has provided some tips on building a career in international heritage management.

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Newton Abbot Town and GWR Museum seeks information from museums

Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum is currently part-way through phase 1 (the ‘development phase’) of their Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) timescale, having heard in June 2017 that their initial bid for £150,000 had been successful. The project aims to crea...

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