Blog & Resources

January 2020 – in the news…

January 2020 – in the news…

Heritage: According to a recent article, Yorkshire and the Humber's heritage is worth £2 billion to the economy. Researchers at the University of Brighton have been experimenting with 3D printing technologies as a way of democratising cultural heritage and helping...

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December 2019 – in the news…

December 2019 – in the news…

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: Over 500 historic places have been added to the National Heritage List for England in 2019 and Historic England have highlighted 21 fascinating places. Garfield Weston and Art Fund extend their partnership and...

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November 2019 – in the news…

November 2019 – in the news…

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: The National Trust help care for and protect the first Welsh bible through the use of hydro power. For the first time, the National Trust’s Sissinghurst Castle Garden will open during winter, for visitors to...

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October 2019 – in the news…

October 2019 – in the news…

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: An interactive version of the historic visitor’s book at the former home of Winston Churchill, has been launched by The National Trust for visitors to look at handwritten entries from over 700 visitors dating...

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September 2019 – in the news…

September 2019 – in the news…

We hope you find the links below interesting. Heritage: Historic England have announced 69 historic high streets across England will benefit from £96 million Government fund due to Historic England’s Heritage Action Zone. The National Trust host their September...

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National Marine Parks

National Marine Parks

As the summer draws to a close and I reflect upon the adventures of the past few months, many have been around the coast of our glorious island.  From the golden sands of West Wittering beach to puffin watching along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and up to the...

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Generating Income at Museums

Generating Income at Museums

Generating Income at Museums - ticket sales will always be a key income stream however with less public funding and an increasingly competitive visitor attraction market, museums cannot afford to rely exclusively on admissions income. Revenue streams are becoming more...

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Setting up an Archive

Setting up an Archive

Setting up an Archive: Archives are collections of documents or ‘records’ which have been selected for permanent preservation because of their value as evidence or as a source for historical or other research (National Archive). In the modern age of technology,...

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Visitor Experience Business Planning Consultant Role

Visitor Experience Business Planning Consultant Role

PSC is an advisory consultancy working in the visitor experience and wider tourism sectors. The core focus of our work is on carrying out market assessments, feasibility studies, operational reviews and options appraisals along with preparing business plans. A...

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Design that communicates – a view from Design Wall

Design that communicates – a view from Design Wall

You may think that design and communication are two quite different marketing disciplines, but when it comes to producing a leaflet, brochure or poster – or any piece of marketing collateral – it is essential that both are employed in equal measure, and are seamlessly...

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Resilience Heritage grants

Resilience Heritage grants

Historically (pardon the pun), heritage organisations may have been accused of being stuck in the past but an investment programme launched by the Heritage Lottery Fund last year recognises a commitment to building resilience for the future. With an annual investment...

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Former industrial sites and visitor attractions

Former industrial sites and visitor attractions

Former industrial sites and visitor attractions – the UK is a world leader in the clean-up and regeneration of former industrial land and buildings and as space to build becomes increasingly scarce, developers continue to fine new and innovative uses for brownfield...

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