Wales – Cymru
GEM CYMRU (North Wales)
Involving Ethnic Communities in Heritage
National Slate Museum, Llanberis, Gwynedd
Wednesday, 24 May 2006
10.00 to 4.00 (including lunch)
Who it’s for
This event is for people working in museums and the wider heritage sector.
What it’s about
The day aims to provide
· information about BEN's approach to empowering ethnic communities to work with heritage organisations
· practical advice and case studies from museums/heritage and environmental projects
· useful resources for participants to take away
· ideas and inspiration
Judy Ling Wong, Director of BEN (Black Environmental Network)
Sue James, Education Officer, National Waterfront Museum Swansea – New projects at the National Waterfront Museum and celebrating the National Festival of Muslim Cultures.
Mike Cherry, BEN Development Officer, Swansea
Marion Gwyn, National Trust Learning and Communications Manager, Penrhyn Castle on commemorating the 200th parliamentary anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery at Penrhyn Castle
Claire Duffy, National Museums, Liverpool on their programme with culturally diverse audiences.
There will be an opportunity for networking and to share case studies or examples of best practice in involving ethnic communities in heritage, as well as information about funding opportunities. Please feel free to bring examples, photos, reports, etc. of your work.