Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 120 (2 March 2018)

Dear colleague


Firstly, I delighted to mention that the Museum of Cambridge has been successful in its application to HLF’s Resilient Heritage programme. The Museum can now embark on a structured plan to transition to a new business model ensuring its long term prosperity. Congratulations to them!


Here is the rest of the week’s news (without listing the ‘Beast from the East’!):


  1. There are several posts on offer around the County’s museums this week at :51173 Outreach and Project Officer, Vivacity Peterborough, closing date 12 March51213 Museum Attendant, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, closing date 19 March
  2. 51215 Preservation Manager, IWM Duxford, closing date 9 March
  3. 51193 Seasonal Retail and Administrative Assistant, IWM Duxford, closing date 12 March
  4. 51162 Curator, New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, closing date 21 March


  1. SHARE consultation on replacement for understanding museums
  2. I don’t normally list events in London, but the ‘Symbiosis’ event on 14 March strikes me as especially interesting for small museums trying to develop links with industry. See
  3. Events timed for the BBC’s Civilisations Festival are starting, for example see the Stained Glass Museum’s