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      'Museums in Somerset' County Group Meeting in Yeovil

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      October 21, 2019

      Monday   9:45 AM

      94A High Street , West Coker
      Yeovil, Somerset

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      'Museums in Somerset' County Group Meeting

      On Monday 21 October, Dawe’s Twine Works in West Coker will host the Museums in Somerset Autumn Meeting. These free meetings give those who work or volunteer at any level within a heritage organisation in the county a chance to meet others, share news and learn from our range of guest speakers. The day will give attendees the opportunity to get a behind the scenes tour of the newly restored twine works and have a 1-2-1 sessions with a representative of the National Lottery Heritage Fund to discuss ideas for future projects.   Agenda 10:00 - Welcome by Chair (Natalie Watson, Alfred Gillett Trust) 10:05 - Welcome Address (Ross Aitken, Chair of West Coker Rope and Sail Trust) 10:20 - Autumn Meeting 10:40 - SW Federation of Museums and Galleries (Estelle Gilbert, South West Heritage Trust) 10:50 - Museum Development Officer (Rachel Bellamy, Somerset Museum Development Officer) 11:00 - Accreditation Update (Vicky Dawson, SW Accreditation Advisor) 11:10 - Collections Care (Helena Jaeschke, SW Conservation Development Officer) 11:20 - Introductions (Rachel Cartwright, SW Museums Digital Development Officer) 11:30 - Comfort break 11:45 - Briefing on Museums and Galleries Tax Relief (Sam Astill, South West Heritage Trust) 12:00 - National Lottery Heritage Fund’s New Strategy and Grants Programmes (Laurel Miller, NLHF) 12:45 - Resources for Creating a Fundraising Strategy (Rachel Bellamy, Somerset Museum Development Officer) 13:00 - Lunch (13:20-15:00 - Laurel Miller from the National Lottery Heritage Fund will be providing 20-minute bookable one-to-one sessions for those that would like to discuss a specific project. To reserve your slot with Laurel please email Rachel Bellamy at 14:00 - Reports from member organisations 15:00 - Tour of Dawe’s Twine Works (Volunteers from West Coker Rope and Sail Trust) 16:00 - End of meeting

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