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Seeking a Project Evaluator

We are looking for an experienced evaluation consultant to help us evidence the impact of our exciting Bridging the Gap project. Bridging the Gap is funded by the National Lottery

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Join us as our NPO Project Officer

We are looking for a highly organised freelance contractor with excellent project management, communication and administrative skills to support our team. Wessex Museums is funded by Arts Council England as

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Job opportunity: Collections Manager

Here’s an opportunity to join the Wessex Museums team as Collections Manager (maternity cover), based at The Salisbury Museum. We are looking for someone who is passionate about working on collections

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Wild Life in the Red

What do you think about our exhibition?

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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