Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 115 (19 January 2018)

Dear colleague


Here are this week’s news items:


  1. Just a reminder about the SHARE Children and Young People conference in Colchester on 8 February. There are still spaces at
  2. The deadline for applying for the Clore Fellowship is 29 January. For details see
  3. The results of the 2016-2017 benchmarking survey are now available at
  4. The University Museum of Zoology is advertising for receptionist, closing date 1 February, at
  5. The Zoology Museum is also advertising for a Manager, closing date 2 February, job no. 50675 at
  6. The National Trust is advertising for a Senior Visitor Experience Officer, closing date 28 January, job no. 50702 at the same link.
  7. The Farmland Museum is advertising for a Visitor Services Assistant, closing date 28 February, job no. 50722 at the same link.
  8. Burwell Museum has another batch of objects for disposal (see attached). As usual if you are interested contact Steve Crane at .
  9. The fabulous Bronze Age torc at Ely Museum has been voted the ‘Top Treasure’ of 2017. See
  10. Please contact me if you have surplus a table top case and a case that could take a bronze horse’s head. The table top case needs to be approx. 70cm high, 40cm deep and 120-140cm wide.
  11. The SEMFed have a study day at the Roald Dahl Museum on 1 March. See details.
  12. May I ask again for publishable quality photos for the MiC Strategy? My earlier plea has produced 4-5 photos and I’m very grateful to the museums which have supplied those, but we still need another 4-5 to provide a good choice.