Free Webinar Series Launched

Our new sector support webinar offer will launch at the end of May. Aiming to bring up to date advice and guidance to support your organisations and collections, the following webinars are now available to book (see below). For the foreseeable future, the webinars are free to all, including non-members, to support the sector at this challenging time.

Webinars Open For Bookings Now!

In order to help SSNs, Sporting Heritage members and the wider Heritage sector respond to the impact, issues and challenges they face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sporting Heritage is working with Jo Boardman and Fran Stovold to offer a series of FREE practical webinars on subjects relevant to the sector. All sessions will include a presentation and an opportunity for questions.

These webinars aim to assist individuals and organisations with the short-term issues and challenges that many are currently facing managing their collections, day to day operations, and funding/investment as well as take into consideration the medium to long term recovery planning priorities that need to be addressed to be able to adapt to change.
Helping Your Organisation Through COVID-19

Thursday 28 May, 11.00am – 12.00pm

A guide of support, information and resources available to help you on the road to recovery. This first Webinar will help you to navigate your way through the maze of information, advice, support and funding available during the COVID-19 crisis. Are you able to filter out what information, advice and funding is relevant for you as well as manage your day to day operations in what is now our ‘New Normal’ way of working? This short live online session will include a 40 minute presentation exploring what is currently available for cultural and heritage organisations, as well as what practical systems, processes, and policies you may need to consider in the recovery phase, as well as a live Q&A session and signposting links from the hosts.

Register your interest HERE to reserve a place:

Making the Most of Your Collections
Thursday 25 June, 11.00am – 12 noon

Do you want to do more with your collection but not sure where to start? A good catalogue is at the heart of all collection work. Join us for an introduction to simple cataloguing and how it can be used to start using, promoting and developing your collection in new ways.
Is Your Collection at Risk?
Thursday 23 July, 11.00am – 12 noon

There are many factors that can put collections at risk. Some of which we can plan for and others less so. Join us for an informative look a range of risk factors, including those caused by the latest COVID-19 pandemic, how you can mitigate against them and where to find help and support if you run into difficult times.

Practical Approaches to Oral History
Thursday 27 August, 11.00am – 12 noon

Oral histories can bring collections to life. Join us for an informal introduction to collecting personal testimonies, and in particular sporting memories. We will discuss a range of topics, signpost to best practise examples and recommend sources of further information and training.

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