The 2017 SEMFed AGM was held at the July Study day in Kings Lynn. The minutes, president’s report and accounts are available below:
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
SEMFed paid a visit to the wonderful Watford Museum in March this year to find out more about how the museum is developing successful partnerships within its local community. Opened in 1981 and housed in a Grade II-listed Georgian Town House, the site is the previous home of Hertfordshire’s largest brewer, the Benskins Brewery. TheContinue Reading
We were blessed with a beautiful, cloudless day for the SEMFED study trip to Imperial War Museum Duxford. The site and exhibition spaces have developed significantly in the last few years so the aim of the day was to see what the staff at Imperial War Museum had achieved with their redisplay of the AmericanContinue Reading
This year for our Study Trip we visited Amsterdam. Holders of the Martin Howe Bursary have written a report about our visit. Laura Hill Hello! I’m Laura, and I am a volunteer at the Museum of Oxford. I hadn’t previously been to Amsterdam and wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of theContinue Reading
In January we went on our annual study trip abroad. This year we visited the very cold but beautiful Amsterdam. The trip was full of insights into museums in Amsterdam and what it is like to work in Dutch museums. Stay tuned for a full write up from our bursary holders, all first time Study TripContinue Reading
Join us on the 21st March 2017 for our next Study Day visiting Watford Museum to hear about their community partnerships plus a tour of the Harry Potter film sets at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. More information on our Study Days page and booking is essential via eventbrite.
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
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
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.