Past Events

MDEM host a wide range of events, conferences, symposiums and workshops. Here you’ll find links to some of our past events, with information about speakers, presentations on the day and further resources.

Delving Deeper: Reinterpreting Collections

Delving Deeper: Reinterpreting Collections

Led by Verity Smith on behalf of MDEM, this short programme was created to enable participating organisations to look differently at their collections and the storytelling around the objects during the time of lockdown. This could be re-interpreting an existing...

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What Happened, Where Next? MDEM Conference 2018

What Happened, Where Next? MDEM Conference 2018

We were thrilled to welcome so many delegates to our sold out celebration event ‘What happened? Where next?’ on the 24th May 2018 at DeMontfort Hall in Leicester. The day saw a  packed agenda, with the morning focusing on celebrating inspirational case studies and the...

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Regional Heritage Awards 2019

Regional Heritage Awards 2019

It was a wonderful night of celebrations on Tuesday 24th September 2019 when 130 guests attended the Biennial Regional Heritage Awards in the magnificent setting of the National Civil War Museum and Palace Theatre in Newark. The awards are organised and funded by...

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Regional Collections Symposium 2020

Regional Collections Symposium 2020

MDEM were thrilled to present a one day, collections and conservation focused conference: The Regional Collections Symposium 2020: Looking forward on the 5th March at the University of Lincoln. The day included a range of regional and national speakers, case studies...

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19 Sept, 10am-12pm

https://www.sharemuseumseast.org.uk/events/event/connecting-with-families/