Great Yarmouth Borough Cultural Heritage Strategy

I have recently commissioned by Great Yarmouth Borough Council to write a revised heritage strategy for the Borough. The strategy follows on from strategies written in 1996 and 2004. The Council’s vision for heritage in Great Yarmouth is to enable its full potential to develop, so that it can make the maximum possible contribution and enrich all aspects of life in the Borough, for the benefit of local residents and visitors alike. The strategy will produce a new vision to provide clarity of purpose, and to focus on audience development and the social and economic role of Cultural Heritage. Key…

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How to develop a cracking Museums at Night cluster

Last week, I was asked to speak at a Museums at Night briefing session at the fantastic Jewish Museum in London. The session was designed to spread the word about Culture 24’s fantastic annual Museums at Night campaign and to promote Connect 10, a national competition that could see your museum or gallery winning a top contemporary artist for your Museums at Night event, and cluster working. Museums at Night clusters happen when multiple venues in the same location run events on the same night, or over the weekend. Having run successful clusters in Norwich (2010), Sheringham (North Norfolk) (2011)…

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