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Event: Disposals & Rationalisation Seminar - ONLINE!

15 May 2020 - Joint Event with Collections Trust

Event: Exhibitions on Shoestring study day

26 February 2019, Exeter Community Centre

Event: Musical Instruments Unwrapped seminar

12 November 2018 - Telling Social Histories Through Musical Instruments

Event: Faith in Museums - Practical Approaches to Using your Collections

9th May 2019 - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Event: Care of Photographs

26 January 2018

Event: Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile symposium

28 November 2018 - London Transport Museum

Event: This is what we do! Advocacy in social history museums and beyond

6th November 2018, Nottingham Castle, 10am-4pm

Call for articles - SHCG Journal 2017, LBGTQ History

Abstract deadline 16th September 2016

Fifi and Jane dolls

Identifying dolls - firstBase Editor's choice

What to look for in attempting to make an identification.

Attend SHCG seminar ‘Beyond the Hashtag’ for Free!

This offer is open to any SHCG member either personal or institutional, who has not attended an SHCG Seminar before

Footwear, and Fashion on firstBASE

How to identify and document objects relating to, footwear

firstBASE Editor's choice - inspired by the seaside

Explore the social history and material culture of seaside holidays and summer fun!

Maybelline advert

This week on firstBASE

In honour of the ability to become a Curator of Eyeshadow

Tools of the Trade - Tell us what you think

Comment on our Tools of the Trade films

SHCG responds to news of Newport museum closure

SHCG has written a letter calling on Newport City Council to rethink plans to close museum