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The West Midlands Museum Development programme was established in April 2015 with funding from Arts Council England and is managed by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.

West Midlands Museum Development delivers a range of activity to support Arts Council England’s 10 year ‘Let's Create’ strategy.

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MDUK Volunteer Development Programme

This project aims to support participating museums to review their volunteering strategy and explore new ways to embed sustainable volunteer development practice tailored to individual organisational needs.

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Join West Midlands Museum Development for a lunchtime launch event for our new national and regional environmental programmes. This [...]

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09Nov, 2021

Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) West Midlands is a regional networking group covering Birmingham, Black Country, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Telford [...]

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Welcoming Everyone

A Welcome to Excellence session on how to offer exceptional and inclusive customer service. The session is aimed at [...]

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Birmingham Back to Backs has created a short video to celebrate Black History Month.

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WMMD Recovery Grants Open for Second Round

£26k available through 2021 Recovery Grant Scheme The Recovery Grant is part of the West Midlands Museum Development Programme [...]

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The Rural Museums Network (RMN) is pleased to launch its new Seminar Series – tailoring contemporary thinking and practice [...]

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Arts Council England Delivery Plan 2021-24

The Delivery Plan for 2021-24 sets out the detailed actions Arts Council England (ACE) will take over the next [...]

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