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About Nottinghamshire Heritage Forum

Nottinghamshire Heritage Forum was founded in 2011 with members from Local Authority, University and independent museums, heritage attractions and sites throughout the county.

The Forum provides a friendly network of support, enabling members to share information, discuss current issues and take part in training.

Our Aims

  1. To promote, support, develop and represent the interests of Forum members within the county of Nottinghamshire
  2. To encourage continuation and improvement of liaison and support from statutory authorities
  3. To maintain a Forum network of contacts and to encourage co-operation amongst Forum members
  4. To promote the improvements in the standards of care and management of museums and heritage collections
  5. To promote access to collections and associated information for all inhabitants and visitors to the county of Nottinghamshire
  6. To assist in the identification of funding opportunities for the benefit of members

The Forum committee:

  • Nicola Wood, Canalside Heritage Centre (Chair)
  • Eleanor Baumber (Independent)
  • Naomi Garnett, National Justice Museum (Treasurer)
  • Lucy Astill, Independent (interim co-opted)
  • Julie Obermayer, William Booth Birthplace Museum (interim co-opted)

Nominated Advisors/ Other:

  • Rachael Evans, Nottingham City Museums & Galleries (co-opted)
  • Katharina Massing / Neville Stankley, Nottingham Trent University (co-opted)
  • Sue Clayton, Flintham Museum (Fighting for our Heritage Project Lead)

Our Supporters

The Forum receives invaluable support for its activities from the following organisations:

  • Arts Council England
  • Museum Development East Midlands
  • Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Nottingham Trent University

With the help of our members and supporters, the Forum is working hard to promote the county’s history and heritage.