Lesnes Abbey Woods is a green lung in built-up suburban south-east London.
Covering 88 acres of woodland, heath and park, it is centred around the ruins of the historic Medieval Lesnes Abbey.
Run by Bexley Council, the popular site has…
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History is all around us: It’s yesterday, last month, last year, as well as a century or a millennia ago.
For an archive service, the challenge is making the past “live on” and giving those in the present a sense of place and their…
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Housing some of the most valuable and irreplaceable artefacts in Britain, University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) is a heritage group like few others.
With eight widely different museums and a botanical garden, all operating in a semi-autonomous…
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Lesnes Abbey Woods is a park and ancient woodland, designated as a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation and a Local Nature Reserve. With its 88 hectares of meadows, heaths, woodlands and even fossil beds, it is one of the biggest green…
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Volunteer Makers has helped build communities and grow engagement for dozens of arts, culture and heritage organisations across the UK.
We talked to one of our many partners, Suffolk Archives, to find out why they chose Volunteer Makers…
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Before the new normal was normal - that is before March 23rd, 2020, when lockdown was announced - we would evangelise about the millions of volunteers. We would note the billions of pounds their work amounted to, if equated to an economic value.…
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The coronavirus emergency has left us with all sorts of challenges, including how to remain connected with others and still benefit from being part of community.
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A two-year Arts Council England-funded programme to help museums attract the next generation of volunteers is launching with two regional seminars in London and the North West in January.
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Innovative volunteering programme Volunteer Makers has been given Arts Council England backing to deliver its programme to museums across the UK.
The company behind Volunteer Makers, Bristol-based Tickbox, have been awarded £100,000…
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