Meeting Details

    Norwich area museums committee
    5 Mar 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
    • Documents
    • Attendance
    • Visitors
    • Declarations of Interests



    Standard Items
    1 Apologies

    To receive apologies for absence
    2 Public questions/petitions

    To receive questions / petitions from the public

    Please note that all questions must be received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Thursday, 28 February 2019

    Petitions must be received must be received by the committee officer detailed on the front of the agenda by 10am on Monday, 4 March 2019

    For guidance on submitting public questions or petitions please see appendix 1 of the council's constutition.

    3 Declarations of interest

    (Please note that it is the responsibility of individual members to declare an interest prior to the item if they arrive late for the meeting)
    4 pdf Minutes (218Kb)


    To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 11 December 2018


    To receive the report on the activities of the Norwich museums for the period December 2018 to January 2019, including:

    • Presentation on Kick the Dust - project update, facilitated by Christine Marsden, project co-ordinator, and opportunity to meet the team


    As part of its strategy to review service needs and reduce costs Norfolk Museums Service (NMS) has an ongoing Collections Review & Rationalisation programme whereby collections are reviewed on a regular basis, and those which are not suitable for future display or study needs may be found alternative homes.


    The programme follows best practice as advised by Arts Council England’s Museums Accreditation Standard and the Museums Association’s Code of Ethics standards of which have been incorporated into the NMS Collections

    Development Policy. The outline of which is noted in Annex 1


    Purpose -  This reports sets out the schedule of meetings for this committee for the civic year 2019 to 2020.

    Viking - Rediscover the Legend Exhibition
    There will be an informal tour of the Viking - Rediscover the Legend Exhibition for members of the committee at the end of the formal business of the meeting.  This will be facilitated by Dr Tim Peston, exhibition curator.

    Supplementary Agenda

    Standard Items


    To receive the report from Felicity Devonshire, Friends of the Norwich Museums

    Declarations of Interests

    Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
    No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


    Visitor Information is not yet available for this meeting