Pastures new for Joanna Turska (IHSO)

After 16 months, in my role as the Industrial Heritage Support Officer (IHSO), I’m leaving Ironbridge to join the Canal & River Trust as the Destinations Development Officer for West Midlands. My last day is this Friday, the 30th August so please do get in touch if you have any questions before then. After Friday,…

Library Officer vacancy at National Motor Museum

The National Motor Museum Trust is seeking an experienced Library Officer to undertake collections management procedures relating to the Reference Library Collection. You will help facilitate access through effective storage, efficient information retrieval and engagement in audience-based activities. You will be responsible for all documentation and the implementation and maintenance of appropriate levels of collections…

Discussing volunteering, education and governance at the inaugural meeting of the Industrial Heritage Network Cornwall & Devon (IHNCD)

New colleagues, in depth discussions and great insights together with glorious sunshine and delicious pasties – the inaugural meeting of the Industrial Heritage Network Cornwall & Devon (IHNCD) was a great day, and a brilliant start to a new network! Our first meeting at the King Edward Mine Museum last Thursday brought together many varied industrial heritage sites…

Saltford Brass Mill: watercourse survey and Penstock Gate repair

In the summer of 2018, Bath & North East Somerset council (B&NES) provided funding to dewater the upstream watercourses of Saltford Brass Mill (member of the Industrial Heritage Network South West) to enable inspection of the normally flooded structures and repair a penstock gate which had been deteriorating over a number of years.  This was an…