Month: March 2024

Hornsea Museum Seeks a New Trustee/Treasurer

Hornsea Museum, Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire is looking to recruit a trustee to have overall responsibility as Treasurer.  The position would suit an applicant who has an eye for detail, the ability to follow systems and processes, and who recognises the importance of following procedures precisely.  The successful applicant would sit on […]

28 March 2024

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Frames on offer from the Imperial War Museum North

The Imperial War Museum North have a number of items on offer to museums who can give them a good home.  They will need to be collected from IWM North, Trafford Wharf Road, M17 1TZ and are available immediately.  Please contact Maddie Foster at IWM directly to take up this opportunity: 25 black wooden […]

26 March 2024

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Job Opportunity, Human History Curator, Tullie, Carlisle

Tullie is looking for a Human History Curator with a passion for making the collections in their care as accessible as possible, so that their diverse communities can be inspired by the stories they tell. You will put audiences at the heart of everything Tullie does, championing greater understanding, appreciation and engagement of the museum’s […]

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Wellbeing created by local heritage may be worth billions per year

Research from Historic England says the wellbeing created by day-to-day encounters with local heritage is worth £29 billion annually nationwide, according to a new Historic England report. The findings reveal a statistically significant, positive relationship between the density of local heritage assets and self-reported life satisfaction, after adjusting for various socio-economic, neighbourhood and regional effects. […]

25 March 2024

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Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund – Now open for applications!

The Fund supports a range of projects that bring collections closer to people. Grants of up to £100,000 for projects over two years are available. As in previous years, applicants are asked to speak to a member of Collections Fund staff at the Museums Association before submitting an Expression of Interest to help determine if […]

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Museums + Heritage Show, Olympia, London – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE, FREE!

This free show returns on 15 and 16 May, with over 150 exhibitors specialising in the cultural sector, for you to gather ideas & products to support your organisation’s growth. A new programme of inspiring talks has been announced, designed to offer insights and support on pivotal issues. Advice clinics and networking support sessions will […]

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Apply now for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2024

Nominations are now open! You can put forward your museum, gallery, historic house or heritage site for this year’s Family Friendly Museum Award.  Last year, one of the family judges said the overall winner Craven Museum was “one of the most accessible, family-friendly and welcoming museums I have visited across Britain.” Will your museum be […]

22 March 2024

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Museum Development North March Update

Join us via Zoom 2.00-3.30pm Thursday 18th April, to meet the MD North team and hear about the 2024-25 programme. Find out more and book here. Subscribe for MD North communications  Everyone needs to re-subscribe to our new mailing list – if you haven’t done it already, that means you! Whether you currently subscribe to […]

21 March 2024

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About Museocycle

Welcome to Museocycle – our museum-focused recycling scheme encouraging Northern museums to give away unwanted display, storage and other equipment to other museums, to avoid material going to landfill. The types of material that can be listed include display cases, plan chests, shop fittings, stores racking, display boards, events/cafe tables, storage boxes, exhibition plinths etc. […]

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To submit an item to be listed, or to enquire if anyone has specific items available to recycle, please complete the appropriate form below and send images to Sue Hughes.

We reserve the right to not advertise any listings we deem inappropriate.

Items to Recycle Form

Items Requested Form