ALL SHOOK UP: Putting it into Practice

Take an hour of your afternoon to learn from others. Hear from our region’s museum colleagues about innovative and relevant work they have developed.

Kick the Dust – measuring the impact on young people’s lives

Hear directly from Norfolk Museum Service’s (NMS) ‘Kick the Dust’ Trainees about the National Lottery Heritage Funded project and how the programme is shaping youth engagement and institutional change. 

Christine Marsden, Project Co-ordinator;  Beth Gaffney, Youth Ambassador;  Amber Doxey, Kelly West, & Jasmine Mickleburgh: Kick the Dust Trainees

Christine is the Project Co-ordinator for the NMS ‘Kick the Dust’ programme and is responsible for measuring the impact of the programme on young people as part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s national programme.

Amber Doxey, Kelly West and Jazz Mickleburgh have all come through the programme and have secured a bursary traineeship for 18 months with Norfolk Museums Service.

Beth Gaffney is a volunteer on the ‘Kick the Dust’ programme and has recently taken on the role of Youth Ambassador representing the views of other young people on the strategic Project Steering Group. 

Emerging from Lockdown: Reimagining community engagement in a small museum

Hear how Wisbech and Fenland Museum has begun to reimagine its community offer in response to the pandemic. 

Louise Haselgrove, Project Officer and Sarah Coleman, Project Officer, Wisbech & Fenland Museum   

Louise Haselgrove, Project Officer, ‘Exploring Our Museum: Sharing Cultures’ project. Louise has worked in museums large and small across the Midlands since 2007 and is a qualified primary teacher. Her focus is on developing community engagement, particularly in relation to volunteers and families.

Sarah Coleman, Project Officer, ‘Articles for Change’ and ‘New Conversations’ projects. Sarah has held various roles in Museums since 2012 in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire and specialises in engagement, communities, volunteers, visitor experience and collections.

Summer in a Box: creating activity packs during lockdown

Learn how the Association for Suffolk Museums developed and delivered 1600 at-home Activity Packs to vulnerable children across Suffolk. 

Jenna Ingamells, Museum Project Officer, Association for Suffolk Museums 

Jenna has spent the last four years working with the museums across Suffolk as the Association for Suffolk Museums, (AfSM), as Project Officer. A firm believer in museums as spaces for all, she’s worked to develop the Summer in Suffolk Museums project, a family-friendly initiative which supports museums in welcoming children, young people and families.

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