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Spilling the Beans - 23rd Sept 2014

This free session at the Somme Heritage Centre will be an opportunity to hear from four speakers on a range of local museum projects, highlighting achievements and sharing 'tales of the unexpected.' There will be a chance to network, build partnerships and discuss new ideas and activities which you can take back to your own museum.

06 August 2014

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The day represents an opportunity for peer learning and networking.  The event is free and lunch will be provided but places must be booked in advance.  The day will start with aguided tour followed by lunch and the NIMC AGM will kick off the afternoon session which will also involve four presentations from local museums and the day will conclude with a Q&A session.

The guided tour starts at 11.30am.

The afternoon session starts at 2pm. The speakers will be:-

Catherine Scott 'Putting theory into practice at Fermanagh County Museum, ‘Forget-Me-Nots: A Pilot Programme for Those Living with Dementia’ (Photo attached)

Lesley Simpson and Victoria Millar, 'Leading the Field: Succession Planning at Down County Museum’.

Neil Armstrong, ‘Enhancing the Visitor Journey at The Inniskillings Museum’.

Shirin Murphy ‘ Developing Learning at Carrickfergus Museum: Piloting a Walking Tour of Medieval Carrick’.

To book a please email us at or 90 550 215