Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 61 (10 August 2016)

Dear colleague


In MiC News no. 60 I inadvertently attached two items without explanation; these related to items 1 and 2 here:


  1. The latest newsletter of the British Association of Friends of Museums, no. 22, mentioning the next meeting which is in Bushey on 25 October.
  2. A list of items on offer to museums from Paycocke’s in Essex. If you are interested contact
  3. A reminder please to complete your benchmarking return (if you have not already done so) by 31 August (see MiC News no. 54).
  4. Artists are invited to enter an exhibition at King’s College Cambridge on behalf of Cambridgeshire Timebanking. Details are at
  5. May I please encourage you to contribute to the Society for Museum Archaeology survey which can be found at
  6. Congratulations are due to Ramsey Rural Museum for gaining first place in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ‘Valuing Volunteers’ awards. The Cromwell Museum also deserves congratulations for gaining third place!
  7. Kettle’s Yard are advertising for a freelance Arts Award co-ordinator at, closing date 18 August.