Event Details

This event will showcase some of the excellent work going on in museums in the region and encourage and inspire those attending to do more of this work.


The Higgins Bedford have worked with their Black History Panel on Paved with Gold: Bedford’s Windrush Generation’ exhibition and other projects with their communities including ‘Poland: in Bedford’ and the OUTing the Past Festival with the LGBT+ History Month Panel. We also have a newly established Community Engagement Panel reviewing and contributing to our current programming at The Higgins Bedford.

The day will also feature We are Colchester: Identity and intersectionality in the museum and The Thetford Teenage History Club’s most recent project.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival but please bring your own lunch.  There is a cafe at the museum or in Bedford Town centre if you prefer. Please arrive from 10.15am for a 10.30am start.

Please see our FAQs for any questions relating to our training programme 

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 or heritage organisation which is in the Arts Council England’s Accreditation Scheme. Where this is not applicable you acknowledge that so that we can aim to facilitate your attendance if we can. (This may involve a fee).

  • 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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