Community programmes

Our aim is to enable and empower diverse local communities across our partnership to celebrate and share the stories of our region.

An ambitious project to embed a strategic, collaborative approach towards learning and engagement across our museums.
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Engaging diverse children and young people with our museum spaces using the narrative of climate change.
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Community engagement case studies

Awakened by Frink making sculptures

Awakened by Frink

Awakened by Frink The Awakened by Frink project involved a series of art workshops with the Dorset Deaf Activities Group. During the project, participants were given

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Two participants and a coordinator are digging for fossils in a pile of rocks

Sensing the Past

Sensing the Past A co-creation project led by – and for – blind and visually impaired people. This inspiring project brought together blind and visually

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Sawfish are also called carpenter sharks...but they are rays, not sharks!

There’s also a species called a sawshark, but that’s, well, a shark!

What the heck is a lek?

Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.

Road Runner!

The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.

Belly Buster!

The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!

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