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Green museum knowledge cafe 2

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    • Green Museums Knowledge Café #2 August 13 Page1 Caring for Collections, Cutting Costs, Cherishing our Planet In 2013, thirteen museums have begun a journey towards a greener future with the Reducing Bills: Going Green, Marches Network: Museum Development programme. West Midlands Museums are Greener Museums @marchesnetwork GreeningMuseums MarchesNetwork 19th September , 10.15- 4pm Coventry Transport Museum You are invited to this open meeting and training session. The café is a mix of training, knowledge sharing, access to expert information &meeting new partners. To start making change happen you probably need a Green Champions, sustainability communications specialistm4c, will be helping you and us take the first steps – (more to follow in coming months) Collections…climate… collections … climate..aargh we care for both – what heating methods should we choose ? We’ve found a deal of confusion and worry over this question, so Jane Thompson-Webb Regional Collections Care manager will provide us with a non- nonsense, practical approach. Also Suppliers marketplace: Eco cleaning materials, bio-digestors, lighting options and more Successful case studies from small sites, tools to help you measure your progress Materials to help you 10 – 10.15 Arrival: Tea and coffee 10.30 Making the numbers add up& how we are reducing bills ..so far. An overview of progress from the 13 museums and how others can join in 11.30 First steps in being a green champion : As part of our longer term support for behavioural change in our museums m4c will help us understand how and what steps to take 12.45 Meet the market : suppliers:who’s available to talk to over lunch 1pm Lunch 1.40 Some words from our suppliers…. 2.15 Heating and how to stop worrying.. sensible approaches to conservation heating in museums Jane Thompson Webb 3.30 Next steps – how we can help and help each other All museum staff and volunteers are welcome Places are free. Please book your place herehttp://greenmuseums2-eorg.eventbrite.co.uk/
    • Green Museums Knowledge Café #2 August 13 Page2 The Marches Network manage a team of Museum Development Officers who cover the following regions: Herefordshire: Sue Knox sknox@herefordshire.gov.uk Shropshire: Charles Singleton - charles.singleton@shropshire.gov.uk Staffordshire: Helen Johnson helen.johnson@staffordshire.gov.uk Birmingham, Black Country, Telford & Wrekin: Rachel Lambert-Jones Rachel.Lambert- Jones@wolverhampton.gov.uk Warwickshire, Coventry & Solihull: Glynis Powell glynispowell@warwickshire.gov.uk Worcestershire: Gemma Dhami GDhami@worcestershire.gov.uk See more information and reports of the Marches Network here: http://marchesnetwork.org.uk/ For more about events training and workshops in the region visit http://marchesnetworkmdoevents.eventbrite.co.uk/