Author: Sue Hughes

Request for Display Case for Engine Shed at Ingrow

The Engine Shed at Ingrow (formerly Ingrow Loco Museum) in Keighley, West Yorkshire are looking for a table top (or on a pedestal) glass display case suitable to house a small model railway for a permanent exhibition. The internal size would need to be a minimum of 1300 x 650 x 250mm. If you can […]

28 May 2024

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Volunteer with York Archaeology

Collections Up Close Placements – The JORVIK Collections Up-Close Placements are ideal for someone who is interested in Viking history, archaeological and heritage interpretation, gaining hands-on experience of finds handling or seeking an opportunity to meet new people and be a part of York Archaeology’s work, York’s heritage and the JORVIK experience. Placements usually get […]

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Port Sunlight Village Trust – Collections Inventory Project Volunteer

If you have an eye for detail, enjoy data entry, and have a passion for history, this might be the role for you! Port Sunlight are looking for someone to work with them to complete an inventory check of the object stores. The role involves working directly with historic objects, systematically checking and recording a […]

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Helping Hands Cumbrian Volunteering Project

Helping Hands has been an Arts Council England funded county-wide volunteering project across Cumbria led by Cumbria Museums Consortium.  Here Faye Morrissey, Manager & Curator of The Armitt, Ambleside reflects on its impact: Although I am disappointed to see it come to an end, I am extremely grateful for all the hard work and support […]

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Heritage Volunteering Group

The Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) are dedicated to deepening the impact of volunteering across the heritage sector by empowering organisations to harness the potential of volunteering to transform organisations, lives, and communities. As a membership organisation, they are a powerful advocate for volunteering, working to enhance volunteer management capacity within organisations, and support members’ professional […]

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Heather Lane: Volunteering at the Museum of North Craven Life

Heather Lane is Honorary Curator at the Museum of North Craven Life and Chair of Trustees of the North Craven Building Preservation Trust.  Here she explains the impact of volunteering on her and the organisation: ‘In September 2019, I answered an advert for a new Honorary Curator at the Museum of North Craven Life at […]

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Success for Northern Museums at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2024

We are very pleased to announce that the Roots and Branches programme has been awarded Sustainable Project of the Year at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2024. It won the award jointly with The Scottish Crannog Centre for their 1000 Fingerprints 1000 Voices project. Roots and Branches is a collaboration between The Carbon Literacy Project, Museum Development England, and Manchester Museum. It is […]

16 May 2024

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Request for Display Cases for Showtown Blackpool

Showtown Blackpool are looking for two display cases for use in an upcoming temporary exhibition. They would like one costume case and one table-top vitrine. They are open to discussing different dimensions, but the maximum height for a case would be 2000mm. The exhibition they are being used in begins install in mid-June and is […]

13 May 2024

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Wall Mounted Display Cases on offer from Gawthorpe Textiles Collection

Gawthorpe Textiles Collection are looking to rehome 4 x slim wooden wall mounted display cabinets with glazed front panels and padded interior covered backboards suitable for mounting textiles on. They are in generally good condition, with the boards recently re-covered. External measurements: 106 cm high x 91 cm wide x 8 cm deep. Available now. […]

10 May 2024

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MD North Raising and Earning Money Programme: Expressions of Interest now open

We are now welcoming Expressions of Interest for the 2024-25 cohort to discover more about raising and earning money for your organisation. The online programme begins in September and to be eligible your organisation must: Attend all five of the planned sessions on 26 September, 24 October, 28 November 2024, 30 January and 27 February […]

2 May 2024

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