Tagged with Heritage

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: “Although this is aimed at publishers, there are some useful tips in here about how … Continue reading

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: “on Facebook…. the donations feature is now available to use in the UK. So if … Continue reading

Heritage Council

The government has created a Heritage Council, which will look to strengthen links between government departments and the heritage sector in England, supporting heritage and placemaking in regeneration.

Resource: Museum of London Early Years Toolkit

A digital resource for those working with under 5s in a museum, heritage or cultural setting. This toolkit is full of case studies, top tips, useful links, a super film on how young children learn in museums and research articles. The toolkit is available online. Source: Earlyarts bulletin

Funding: First World War – then and now

Funding: First World War – then and now

Projects that improve the understanding of World War I can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) £6million small grants programme “First World War: then and now”.  The aim of this grants programme is to help communities mark the Centenary of the First World War. HLF want to fund projects … Continue reading

Resource: Museums for Wellbeing, The Museums Association

The Museum Association has published a range of resources exploring the ways in which museums are exploring health and wellbeing. It includes sections on volunteering, mental health and youth work with case studies from the UK and internationally. More details are available at https://www.museumsassociation.org/museum-practice/wellbeing Source: Source: Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance bulletin/London Arts in Health … Continue reading

Guest blog: Never Had They Ever – freelance musician Louise Jordan talks about songwriting as a tool for working with young people to bring the past to life

Guest blog: Never Had They Ever – freelance musician Louise Jordan talks about songwriting as a tool for working with young people to bring the past to life

As a folk singer and songwriter, I am interested in cultural memory and the way stories are passed down through the ‘oral tradition’. Since September 2016 I have been touring ‘No Petticoats Here’, a one-woman performance of original music and storytelling which I wrote in response to my own frustration at the absence of women’s … Continue reading