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Upcoming Museum Facilities Managers Forum: 3rd July, The Charleston Trust

We are delighted to announce that the next event will be held at The Charleston Trust in Firle, on July 3rd 2017, from 10:00-13:00. View Map.

Please ensure you book your place early as there are only limited spaces available. To book your place please email your name, role and organisation to or alternatively you can book by calling on 01273 946 239.

Please note that due to limited spaces available we are taking one booking per organisation. Any additional bookings will be put on the waiting list and accepted if there are spaces available.

The Forum Meeting will begin with a welcome and introductions led by the Sustainable Business Partnership’s Managing Director, Shelaine Siepel. All delegates will have the opportunity to talk about a facilities-related project at their site. This will be followed by a tour and talk led by Marilyn Chandler, Facilities Manager at The Charleston Trust. Marilyn will explain the complexities of managing a historical site and making sustainability improvements, and show delegates around the large project currently underway.

Following light refreshments, there will be a discussion on the future of the Museums Facilities Manager Forum, looking at different funding options and considering how the Forum should be governed and managed.

The meeting will finish with networking over a light lunch.

For directions to The Charleston Trust, please visit The venue is not easily accessible by public transport so if you are able to either offer a lift or if you’d like to see if someone is going your way, please let us know when you book, so that we can try to facilitate lift shares.

The SBP would like to thank Elaine Sansom from the South East Museum Development Programme for helping with the event organisation. We would also like to thank Marilyn Chandler from The Charleston Trust for kindly agreeing to host the event and tour.

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