Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 46 (22 March 2016)

Here are some items which may be of interest before the Easter break:

  1. The Fitzwilliam Museum has several vacancies for Front of House Hosts at, closing date 30 March.
  2. Congratulations are due to March and District Museum on securing Full Accreditation.
  3. Congratulations are also due to the Cromwell Museum on securing 12 months of Provisional Accreditation, pending their transfer from County Council to Cromwell Museum Trust administration.
  4. SHARE has a very interesting-looking day which I shall be attending on informal learning at Norwich Castle on 21 April
  5. SHARE also has training on safeguarding at the Museum of East Anglian Life on 28 April
  6. SHARED Enterprise has an event on ‘Becoming more entrepreneurial through partnership working with local businesses’ on 19 April 2016, 10am – 3:30pm at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Click here for full details and to book.
  7. I shall be attending the SHARED Enterprise Funding Fair on 9 May 2016, 10am – 4pm at The Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds Click here for full details and to book.
  8. I have been asked to ask all my colleagues in the museum world to spend 15-20 minutes completing an important survey of the current workforce, by the end of the month. I’ve done it and I believe it will produce some valuable information:
  9. Finally, may I take this opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ to Kayleigh Boyle, Museum Volunteer Co-ordinator on the SWIM project, for all her excellent work helping the museums of north and east Cambridgeshire. The project is now ending and I will miss the many cheerful contributions Kayleigh has made to supporting the museum workforce over the last year. Best of luck for the future Kayleigh!