Blog by Niamh – Our Street Gallery Volunteer
Niamh has been volunteering on the Our Street Gallery project. Whilst doing some social media for the project, Niamh is also assisting with installations of the huge billboard banners and…
A blog from our new Gallery Volunteer Facilitator, Usman Mahmood
Today’s blog is written by our new Gallery Volunteer Facilitator, Usman Mahmood. Usman reflects on his first weeks in his new role, some of the work he’s been doing, and…
‘Spring’ by Samar Shahdad
Today’s blog has been written by Samar Shahdad, an exiled Iranian poet and a researcher whose work explores the themes associated with exile such as language, identity, and belonging. Samar holds…
Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums – a blog by the chair
Today’s blog is has been written by Christine Halsall, the chair of the Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums She agreed to share with us a little bit about…
A rediscovered Butterfield Christmas Gift
Although Ian, our ‘Butterfield’ Volunteer has been unable to come in to continue his transcription of the letter we hold, he’s been busy doing some background research to give context…
Helen – Gardening Volunteer
A few gardening words from volunteer, Helen, who volunteers at the Bradford Industrial Museum She writes: I have been a volunteer gardener at Bradford Industrial Museum for nearly four years…
Volunteering at the Industrial Museum – Anne Marie
Over the lockdown, we’ve been chatting to our volunteers and asking them to share some of their stories about the experiences that they’ve had volunteering with us. Anne Marie kindly…
Volunteer Thoughts from Lockdown
Normally, we just put out one new blog a fortnight – but because we have lots of lovely volunteers, and it’s still #VolunteersWeek, we thought we’d share two this week….
Never too late for new experiences and ……… new ambitions.
It’s Volunteer Week this week (1-7th June), so naturally, this week’s blog had be from one of our lovely Volunteers. Richard volunteers in the ‘Refreshment Room’ cafe at Cartwright…
First Day invigilating!
One of the many roles Volunteers can play in our Museum & Galleries Service is that of invigilating temporary exhibitions. Obviously, while we’re still shut in response to Covid 19,…