Tagged with Heritage

Funding: War Memorial Grants

The War Memorials Trust is providing grants for the repair and conservation of free-standing war memorials in England. These grants are intended to help those who are responsible for the upkeep of war memorials. The grants support the care and preservation of war memorials to a high standard, and to prevent the decay of this … Continue reading

New Culture Secretary

Matt Hancock MP was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 8 January 2018 in a Cabinet reshuffle. He was previously Minister of State for Digital from July 2016 to January 2018. More information online.

Funding: DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund

Grants of up to £300,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund will be available for eligible museums to apply for from spring 2018. The scheme, jointly funded by DCMS and the philanthropic Wolfson Foundation, is designed to improve the quality of displays, enhance exhibition spaces and increase access. More details online.

The Heritage Statement 2017

Minister for Arts, Heritage & Tourism John Glen has issued a Heritage Statement setting out the Government’s vision and strategy for Heritage and the historic environment.  The statement outlines an ambition to strengthen the sector, through regeneration and placemaking, skills and environment.  

Two new murals in Corsham

Two murals have been painted on the Western side of Corsham’s Martingate Shopping Centre. Artists Rob Cowan and Phoebe Tonkin responded to a brief  to design an innovative mural reflecting Corsham’s culture and heritage. Find out more on the Creative Wiltshire blogsite.

Opportunity: Freelance business plan consultant, Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

Tiverton Museum has secured a Heritage Lottery Fund Resilient Heritage grant, for a project ‘Attracting Audiences; Securing our Future’. The museum is now seeking a freelance business plan consultant to work on a fixed term contract undertaking: A strategic review of Tiverton Museum identifying opportunities for cost saving, to increase income by recommending new approaches … Continue reading

Funding: Heritage Lottery Fund – Young Roots

Funding: Heritage Lottery Fund – Young Roots

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced that it will be launching its new Funding Framework early in 2019 and that the final deadline for applications to the Young Roots Programme is the 18th January 2019. This programme is designed for organisations that want to involve and work with young people to encourage them to … Continue reading

Funding: Heritage Lottery Fund – Sharing Heritage

Funding: Heritage Lottery Fund – Sharing Heritage

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced that it will be launching its new Funding Framework early in 2019 and that the final deadline for applications to the Sharing Heritage Programme is the 18th January 2019. Through the programme, registered charities, community groups and other not for profit and statutory organisations can apply for grants … Continue reading