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Martin Howe Bursary — SEMFed Study Trip 2018

Each year, SEMFed offers a travel bursary in honour of Martin Howe, an ex-President of the Federation who was involved in the organisation for many years. Martin Howe was Curator at Peterborough Museum from the 1980s to the early 1990s, when he became ill and died at a young age. Together with Martin’s widow, theContinue Reading

2017 AGM documents

The 2017 SEMFed AGM was held at the July Study day in Kings Lynn. The minutes, president’s report and accounts are available below: 2017-07-05 AGM minutes final 2017-07-05 President’s report South and East Museums Federation Accounts

Mayors, Miscreants and Maritime in King’s Lynn’, Wednesday 5th July, 2017

SEMF Study Day and AGM: ‘Mayors, Miscreants and Maritime in King’s Lynn’, Wednesday 5 July, 2017   Having only recently joined SEMF late last year, and being based in Suffolk, previous SEMF study days had proved a little out of my reach but ‘Mayors, Miscreants and Maritime in King’s Lynn’ proved a worthy introduction to SEMFContinue Reading

Volunteer Makers 

Largest national programme on Future of Volunteering for museums.   A two-year Arts Council England-funded programme to help museums attract the next generation of volunteers is launching with two regional seminars in London and the North West in January. Volunteer Makers is a pioneering model developed with museums to meet the challenges and opportunities ofContinue Reading

Windsor and Eton Study Day — 13th October 2016

An Adventure in Windsor Members gathered at the Guildhall, welcomed by Margaret Kirby, Service Manager for Heritage and Arts, and her talk on the WW1 Project ‘For King and Country’. This HLF project fostered partnerships across the local area, and developed to involve the stories of those living outside of the region. Margaret explained how toContinue Reading

2016 AGM Minutes

The SEMFed AGM for 2016 was held at the July study day in Hitchin. The minutes, including the President’s and Treasurer’s reports, can be found here.

Hitchin Study Day 22 July 2016

  A* for Study Day at British Schools Museum A good day was had by all at the study day and AGM on Friday. A big thanks goes to all those who gave their time to make the day a success.   We started the day with a welcome from Emily Shepperson, SEMFed Committee memberContinue Reading