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Invitation to DHG Scotland meeting #2

The Diversity in Heritage Group is a professional network for the arts, culture and heritage sectors. It champions practice in diversity and equality, audience development, social justice, community engagement and participation. We are establishing a new group in Scotland. Please join us at 2pm on Thursday the 26th of May at Glasgow Women’s Library for […]

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Scottish Diversity in Heritage Group meeting – December 2015

This initial session was an introduction to DHG and a chance to gauge interest in establishing a Scottish group. There appears to be interest in creating a space for discussion on how we can make the cultural and heritage sector more inclusive. DHG are very keen to establish partnerships and avoid duplication of work going […]

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New Scottish Diversity in Heritage group

We are establishing a Scottish Diversity in Heritage group to support people in the arts, culture and heritage sectors and champion practice in diversity and equality, audience development, social justice, community engagement and participation. Please join us for the first meeting on Tuesday the 15th of December at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The meeting […]

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March 2014, London

Many thanks to Poppy Szaybo for organising yet another smashing meeting (which was more like a mini conference or seminar) on the theme of programmes engaging people with learning difficulties/disabilities. There was an interesting discussion on the correct terminology that should be used which is to be continued.  There was a range of advice. Learning […]

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February 2014, London

Many thanks to the fantastic presenters at this DHG meeting. We really enjoyed the handling session (Jewish Museum). It was really inspiring and moving to hear about the project involving traumatised soldiers (Royal Albert Museum, Exeter) and a new research project (Hackney Museum, Centre for Human Rights in Conflict). It was great to hear the […]

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October 2013, London

Thanks to the Science Museum for hosting us at the Dana Centre. It was great to welcome new comers from the Jewish Museum, National Portrait Gallery and English Heritage.  This time the group took over the agenda with participatory discussions. There were a few suggestions for discussion topics and we voted on which go forward. […]

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July 2013, London

Many thanks to the Museum of Childhood for hosting us and showing us around. Check out the Stuff we like pages to find out more about their community space.  Blessed with a scorching day, spirits were high in this meeting as we discussed progress of our Supporting Practice in Participation project, the move from DHG to […]

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May 2013, London

This meeting was good for finding out about funding streams. Firstly our hosts HLF updated us on the launch of their ‘First World War: then and now grants programme and highlighting how it might be relevant to our work. We also heard from Cultural and Creative Skills and their £15m fund from Arts Council England, to support the […]

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DHG East

We have not yet had a DHG meeting in the East of England despite knowing of some interesting practice and projects happening in the East. We hope to build on our links and are keen to meet practitioners in Yorkshire and find out about the good work we are hearing about. If you are interested […]

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DHG Midlands

We have not yet had a DHG meeting in the Midlands but we are really keen to link up with practitioners from there.

Until we get meetings going in the area you can join us online.

 If you would like to start a group in the Midlands, DHG would love to support you, please get in […]

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