Museum training: September to December 2018

by Emma Keen | 11th Sep 2018

Dear all,

Please find below the latest set of training dates until the end of this year.

For Staff: sessions marked with asterisks need to be pre-booked – please email Jez to add your name to the list. For all other sessions please simply turn up.

Volunteers: please sign up to training sessions via your Better Impact account.

Where to meet: unless otherwise stated, all training sessions start at the volunteer hub.

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New Developments at the Museum:
Bakehouse, Dairy, Sole Street, Hambrook, May Day, Michael Burton Gallery
For anyone interested in hearing about either the plans behind buildings under development or recently opened areas.
This will be a brief on-site overview of each, plus walking between the different buildings.
Friday 21 September, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Tuesday 13 November, 1.30pm-3.30pm

Introduction to the Museum Library
Monday 24 September, 11am-1pm

Medieval Markets and the Museum’s Market Square
Wednesday 26 September, 11am-12pm
Tuesday 16 October, 2pm-3pm

Gateway Galleries and Museum Welcome
For those interested in welcoming visitors to the Museum from the galleries and finding out more about the background of the spaces.
Wednesday 26 September, 2pm-3pm

Tudor Table Manners
Thursday 27 September, 11am-1pm
Wednesday 7 November, 11am-1pm

Toll House – Interpretation
Find out about this home and the role of the Toll House keeper, and the simple activities within the space and outside that you as volunteers can do to explain the house to visitors.
Tuesday 2 October, 11.30am-12.30pm

*Skills Session – Flax to Linen
Find out how the flax we grow at Tindalls Cottage is processed into linen, as well as the important place this textile has in history.
Thursday 4 October, 11am-12pm
Friday 12 October, 2pm-3pm

*Skills Session – Textiles
Lucetting, carding, drop spinning.
Thursday 11 October, 11am-1pm

The Museum in Context
Join a walk around the Museum to gain an overview of the layout of the Museum, the way the different elements form a whole and some simple overview points that you can explain to visitors.
Saturday 13 October, 2pm-3.30pm

Whittakers’ Cottages – Interpretation
Find out about this home and the simple activities within the space and outside that you as volunteers can do to explain the house to visitors.
Saturday 27 October, 2.30pm-3.30pm
Monday 29 October, 2.30pm-3.30pm

The Tudor Farmstead – Bayleaf, Winkhurst & Cowfold
Tuesday 30 October, 11am-1pm
Monday 19 November, 11am-1pm

Gridshell Tour Training
Meet in the Gridshell classroom
Tuesday 6 November, 2.30pm-3.30pm

Collections Training
Meet in the Gridshell classroom
Tuesday 6 November, 11am-12.30pm

The Museum at Christmas
Thursday 13 December, 2pm-3.30pm