Martin Howe Bursary — SEMFed Study Trip 2019

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

Study Trip 2019 — Copenhagen

The South and East Museums Federation is unique among UK Museum Federations in organising an annual study trip that gives members a rare opportunity to visit behind the scenes and meet members of staff from museums across Europe and beyond.   Study trips are organised voluntarily by SEMFed members. It is a great opportunity toContinue Reading

AGM 2018

Our AGM was held on the 28th of June 2018 at the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden.   If you would like to download and read the AGM Minutes, Annual Accounts, and President’s Report, please click on the corresponding link:   AGM Minutes Annual Accounts 2018 President’s Report

2018 AGM and upcoming study day

  We are looking forward to our next SEMFed Study Day to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden on the 28th June. It looks set to be a great day and tickets are available here.   On this day we will also have our Annual General Meeting (AGM). As a membership organisation this is your chance toContinue Reading

Palace House, Newmarket — Study day report

Yes, it really is a racehorse. On Friday 11th May SEMFed members had a wonderfully inspiring and enjoyable study day in the surroundings of Palace House, Newmarket: National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art.   The site has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past few years from semi dereliction to the well-cared forContinue Reading

Palace House 11 May — Programme now confirmed!

We look forward to welcoming members to Palace House, Newmarket for our next study day. The programme will be as follows: 10.30 Arrival, Tea/Coffee 11.00 Member updates — please think about what you could tell other members about what you’re doing 12.00 Presentation and Q&A Briony Jackson, Assistant Curator Hazel Courtley, Community Engagement Manager 13.00Continue Reading