Recorded Events

West Midlands Museum Development has recordings of a selection of our training sessions which are available to view.

Simply click on the ‘request recording’ button and complete the details so we are to monitor who has undertaken the training. Once we have received your request we will send you the link to the session. Please allow up to 2 working days to receive the link.

Please note these recordings have been created by partners and training providers, involved in the WMMD programme.  They are for staff and volunteers of Accredited Museums and those Working Towards Accreditation within the West Midland region.  Recordings must not be shared with anyone else.

West Midlands Museum Development Conference 2019

***Booking has now closed***

We do have a waiting list should there be any cancellations.  Please email to be added to the list.

All delegates should have received an email with a link to the Delegate information and conference agenda.  If you haven’t please click on the link below.

Delegate Information and Conference Agenda


West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce details of its fourth annual conference on 28 March.

Funded by Arts Council England (ACE), the conference brings together the region’s museums, art galleries and heritage sites to network, share news and best practice from within and outside the heritage sector.

Our host:

Sarah Bishop, broadcaster and former BBC Midlands Today presenter and reporter

Our speakers:

Breaking News:

Our workshops will explore…

‘Shropshire Pit Girls‘ – Georgina Grant, Senior Curator, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust will share the stories of the hardy women of the Shropshire mining community

This will be followed by an evening reception concluding at 6.30pm.

With plenty of opportunities to network, surgeries available with sector partners including ACE Project Grants, Culture24, Collections Trust, Accreditation, The Audience Agency, Kids in Museums and West Midlands Emerging Museum Professionals this is a key date for your 2019 diary.

The conference is FREE and includes refreshments, lunch and evening reception.

When booking, please select either the full conference option which includes the ‘Shropshire Pit Girls Talk’ and networking evening reception (finishing at 6.30pm) or the daytime option (finishing around 5pm).

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ

Registration from 9.30am

A limited number of travel bursaries are available, click here to find out more.  Applications close 5pm, Monday 25 February