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April 2020

Digital Heritage Cafe

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom United States + Google Map
Free

A social event for museum/heritage organisation staff and volunteers to come together for a chat over a cup of tea. A place where we can share what we are doing, ask for support and generally connect with each other as this difficult time.

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May 2020

Heritage Cafe

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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free

'Ask the funders' Q+A. We will have Joe Traynor from MGS and Ewan Bachell from NLHF in attendance so this is your chance to let them know what you need going forward, ask for detail on current support and ask how they are planning to support museums to rebuild and thrive through the 'new normal' and as we come out the other side. Email for Zoom link

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Insurrection: Scotland’s Famine Winter with James Hunter

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Strathnaver Museum, Clachan
Bettyhill, Caithness KW14 7SS United Kingdom
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Free

Join eminent Highland historian James Hunter as he talks about his latest book ‘Insurrection: Scotland’s Famine Winter‘. When Scotland’s 1846 potato crop was wiped out by blight, the country was plunged into crisis. In the Hebrides and the West Highlands a huge relief effort came too late to prevent starvation and death. Further east, meanwhile, towns and villages from Aberdeen to Wick and Thurso, rose up in protest at the cost of the oatmeal that replaced potatoes as people’s basic…

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June 2020

Heritage Cafe

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free

Let's Engage. We will be joined by Dougal and Katie from Inner Ear (experts on digital engagement), Tim from Twin Tangibles (crowdsourcing expert) and Georgina Brooke, Digital Media Content Manager from National Museums of Scotland to discuss growing your reach and engagement on social media. This is an informal session, so bring your questions with you!

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Heritage Cafe

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free

Opening in the New World - we will be joined by Joe Traynor, MGS and others to discuss the challenges of reopening and what support is out there.

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July 2020

E-Hive Workshop

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

eHive is a user-friendly digital collections management system used by an increasing number of Highland museums.  Drawing on our experience implementing eHive at Ullapool Museum, Jo Clement and Helen Avenell will lead this hands-on virtual workshop to guide you through the use of eHive to support collections management procedures including object entry, cataloguing and inventory.  We will create a temporary museum of 21st-century Highland household objects to work with during the session, so please bring along a digital photograph of…

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Heritage Cafe

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Our bi-weekly heritage cafe continues with special guest Annie Mottisfont from NLHF. Email Nicola for the link!

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August 2020

Jacobite Day

August 15 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Armadale Castle, Gardens and Museum, Armadale
Sleat, Isle of Skye IV45 8RS United Kingdom
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Free

Watch costumed re-enactors and join in Jacobite themed activities.

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Heritage Cafe with Cornwall Museums

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom United States + Google Map
Free

We are delighted to welcome Cornwall Museum's Partnership and their members to our next Heritage Cafe. Throughout lockdown they have been hosting coffee mornings while we have been coming together at our cafe's. They are a region with a very similar make up to us - small rural museums, some completely voluntary run or with small staff teams, with big ambitions. And now more than ever, seeing the benefits and drawbacks of 'staycationing'. They have the same questions around to…

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September 2020

Heritage Cafe – MHH AGM

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free

We will be starting the meeting with our AGM - covering the usual business and then a conversation about our first year and plans for the future (that we want you to shape!). All are welcome, but only members can vote - Join here. Email nicola.henderson@museumsandheritagehighland.org.uk

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