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By West Midlands Museum Development / Posted on Friday 11th August 2017

West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce the finalists for the second West Midlands Volunteer Awards.

Category Awards:
Above and Beyond Individual

Mark Bradbury, British Motor Museum
Terry Collier, Leominster Museum
Nick Lambert, The Pen Museum
Gwynedd Roberts, The Lace Guild Museum
Barbara Swinn, Roman Alcester Museum

Above and Beyond Team

DATUS See Change Volunteer Team, Blakesley Hall, Museum Collection Centre, Soho House and Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum (Birmingham Museums Trust)
Learning Team, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
The Friends of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Tudor House Museum Volunteer Team, Tudor House Museum
Volunteer Team, Broadway Museum and Art Gallery

Project

Birmingham Back to Backs Learning Team, Birmingham Back to Backs
Melanie Brett-Smith, Suzanne Hardy and Diana Pickford, The Lace Guild Museum
Fleece Barn Volunteers, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
Rod Oates, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Spreading the Word

Community Action Panel, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (Birmingham Museums Trust)
Sue Grosvenor, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
Market Hall Museum Volunteer Visitor Services Team, Market Hall Museum

Working Together

Grounds Team, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
Millers, Sarehole Mill (Birmingham Museums Trust)
Research Team, Museum of Royal Worcester

Special Awards:
Audiences

Sarah Alexander, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Back to Backs Booking Line Team, Birmingham Back to Backs
Boscobel House Volunteer Team, Boscobel House
Steph Broughton, Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Coffin Works Front of House Team, Newman Brothers Coffin Works

Collections

Archive Team, Winterbourne House and Garden
Ann Almond and Sharron Wise, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Ian Denny, Staffordshire County Museum Service
Vince Hall, British Motor Museum

Young People

Claire McGibbon, Blakesley Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Weoley Castle (Birmingham Museums Trust)
Hayfa Sultan, Birmingham Back to Backs

Thank you to all those who entered the awards and congratulations to all our finalists.

The winners will be announced on Tuesday 19 September at an evening ceremony at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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