Showing posts from December, 2010

Like Button - Facebook developers

How to create a like button for you website to link to Facebook page Like Button - Facebook developers

And Did Those Feet Guided Walks Facebook page set up

I set up facebook page for my Guided walks. And Did Those Feet Guided Walks (5)

Next Walks

Next Walks The following are the next walks being given by Kevin Flude for London Walks Jan. 1 Myths & Legends of London Tower Hill Tube 10.45 Feb. 5 2011 The Origins of London: Pre-history to 1066 Tower Hill Tube 10.45 Mar. 5 The Archaeology of Rotherhithe Bermondsey Tube 10.45

Medicine at the Movies wins awards at Jodi Awards

"Medicine at the Movies", of which the Old Operating Theatre was a partner, was awarded a commendation in the category "Digital Access on Site". The British Dental Association received an additional Jodi Award for their "Medicine at the Movies" film project with people with learning difficulties. The Jodi Awards celebrate projects and initiatives which use digital culture to provide better access for disabled people. Welcome to the Jodi Awards - Jodi Awards

Resources - A guide to desk researching audiences and visitor data - Audiences UK

Resources - A guide to desk researching audiences and visitor data - Audiences UK

I Value The Arts

I Value The Arts

Heritage Funding Directory - guide to financial support for creative projects

13. The Heritage Funding Directory has been updated The Heritage Alliance’s Heritage Funding Directory (HFD) offers a comprehensive guide to sources of financial support (and more) for anyone seeking to undertake creative projects connected with the UK’s heritage. Heritage Funding Directory

Labour speaker proposes that Museums be included with Libraries

Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 (Amendment) Bill 2010-11: : "Labour's Alison McGovern proposed a bill under the ten minute rule motion aiming to broaden the scope of library authorities to provide cultural facilities alongside library services. During a debate in the Commons, she said the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 should be amended to include museums, galleries and theatres."

Museum Survival Strategies

Publications : "Adobe PDF Survival Strategies (PDF 3387KB) Created in partnership with ARUP, this guide looks at how museums and galleries can reduce operating costs and improve sustainability. It includes case studies from key museums, a five-step plan for institutions, plus 205 initiatives to help museums and galleries get started."

Arts in a digital Age - New Report

Arts digital : "A new report highlights public attitudes towards arts and culture’s engagement with digital technology. The research, commissioned by the MLA, Arts Council England and Arts & Business, looks at how the cultural sector can use digital technology to identify and engage with new and existing arts audiences and take full advantage of recent digital advances. It also identified distinct groups based on their attitudes towards digital technology and arts and culture."

Funding Sources for Museum

This is a list of funding sources for grants compiled by AIM Funding Sources.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Getting Down to Business - how businesses and museums can work together

Getting Down to Business : "Everyone profits from a link up between business and cultural organisations Wednesday 08 December 2010Sunita Sharma+44 (0)207 273 8299, Getting Down To Business highlights the many practical and surprising ways in which London’s businesses can profitably work with its museums, libraries and archives. Published by MLA in partnership with Sparknow, the new report is a collection of essays and experiences from the Knowledge Transfer Programme in London’s museums, libraries and archives."

The Museum of The Order of St John Clerkenwell reopens

After a refurbishment the Museums has reopened. The Museum of The Order of St John

Ireland's Heritage Sector Decimated by Punitive Cuts - Heritage Council warns of job losses and tourism setback | News & Press | The Heritage Council

Terrifying cuts in Irish Heritage The Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government's Heritage Unit - a 77% budget cut. National Parks and Wildlife a 56% cut. The Heritage Council, 47% cut. Ireland's Heritage Sector Decimated by Punitive Cuts - Heritage Council warns of job losses and tourism setback | News & Press | The Heritage Council

authonomy writers community

This is a web site to upload your stories and to get some feedback upon. authonomy writers and readers - Kevin Flude's profile | authonomy writing community

Video lecture on King Arthur Medieval World Free Lecture

Medieval World Free Lecture

London City Wall - on buildings at risk register

Its surprising to see one of the richest authorities in the world appearing on the Buildings at Risk register. English Heritage | English Heritage

Archaeological Site Summaries

Useful site which contains site summaries for archaeological excavations by borough.

The Roof Holding the Walls Together at Tate Modern

Kevin Flude Performance: Marie Lund: The Roof Holding the Walls Together Performed by Kevin Flude at Tate Modern and at the Drawing Room Marie Lund is a Danish artist involved with the Drawing Room gallery and with the symposiums 'Best Laid Plans' . The art piece was a performance which originated with a vision of a Museum created by a Danish architect. Marie got a transcript of an explanation of the never built building and asked Kevin Flude to read the transcript using his skills as a tour guide to bring it to life. This is part of the text 'Today, I could imagine the museum rougher. Placed there amongst the cliffs, wedged in. And when you move in, down there through the spaces, you see the rock wall, it has been excavated with explosives, and glass has been placed in front, so maybe some water could flow down.' Marie wanted the reading to be naturalistic, and not either over-polished or over dra