Event Details

TRAINER: Lorraine Finch ACR, Freelance Conservator

Please arrive after 10am for a 10.30 start. Refreshments will be provided on arrival but please bring your own lunch 

A practical workshop providing you with the knowledge of what causes mould, how to prevent future outbreaks and how to identify mould damaged items. It will look at the health hazards associated with mould and the steps you should take to reduce this risk. You will gain hands on experience of how to deal with a mould outbreak, how to clean mould infected items and tips on how to deal with a mould outbreak cost effectively. The focus is on giving you the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to treat mould damaged collections.


Delegates will be standing for most of the afternoon session (13.15 to 15.45).

There will be mould-infected items in the room. These pose a risk to those with respiratory problems and allergies. They also pose a higher risk to older people and pregnant women.

If you are concerned that you might be at risk, please contact us to discuss it.

If you have an further questions, you may find them answered on our FAQs page.  

Terms & Conditions:

For full details of our programmes conditions, see our Terms & Conditions on our website.

By booking a place on to SHARE Museums East Training Programme, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

  • That you are from an East of England museum which is in Arts Council England’s Museum Accreditation Scheme. Where this is not applicable you acknowledge that SHARE will facilitate your attendance if availability permits and that your organisation will pay any fees which may apply.

  • It is a condition of receiving this ACE funded training that the online evaluation sent to the email address provided at the point of booking is completed by the specified deadline. This deadline is in the email notification unless a paper evaluation is specifically requested and submitted on the day of the training session.

  • By booking a place you agree that you are booking as a representative of your organisation and should you cancel your booking without sufficient notice your organisation is responsible for paying the late cancellation fee of £50. 

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