FREE MDEM training in Lincolnshire

There are still places available on the following MDEM training courses in May.  These are now open to anyone working or volunteering in a museum or heritage organisation in the East Midlands.  The organisation does not have to be Accredited/working towards Accreditation

Lighting a Spark: creating engaging exhibitions

Trainer: Jim Grevatte, Independent Curator and Interpretive Consultant

10am – 3pm, Monday 11th May at Grantham Museum

A day to explore the principles and practice of creating successful museum displays. Delegates will use their own projects to discuss how to imagine, plan, and deliver engaging museum interpretation.  Participants will also practice practical techniques and will leave with ideas, plans and approaches to use in their own exhibitions.


Numbering, Labelling and Marking Objects

Trainer: Heather Lomas, Heritage and Museums Consultant

10.30am – 3pm, Wednesday 20th May at Alford Manor House

The course will provide practical advice on museum numbering systems and the labelling and marking of museum objects.  This will be set in the wider context of museum documentation and national standards; SPECTRUM and Museum Accreditation.

For further information or to book a place on any of the training events above, please contact Anita Hollinshead on 07876 166742 or email

The full MDEM training programme for April to July 2015 can be seen at