These are our links for February 13th:
- The Georgian Group: ‘Free February’ on Twitter – The Georgian Group is saying thank you to its followers on Twitter by offering a year’s free membership of the Group to all those who follow it in February. Existing Twitter followers are as welcome to take up the offer as new followers. The offer applies to new memberships of the Group. To claim your free year’s membership, please email ‘FF claim’ to firstname.lastname@example.org giving your Twitter username and your name and address. Offer runs until 28 February.
- Digbeth is Good » February Irish Heritage – Nicky Getgood reports from this month’s Irish Heritage meeting, including video.
- The (Kat)acombs: Save the Staffordshire Hoard (and keep it in the West Midlands…)! – Kat does her bit for the Staffordshire Hoard
- Museum 2.0: How Different Types of Museums Approach Participation – Interesting piece on the different types of public participation we find in different museums: “In my travels and research, I’ve seen all kinds of museums be incredibly successful–and incredibly uncomfortable–with visitor participation.”
- National Trust to cut fossil fuel use in half by 2020 | Environment | guardian.co.uk – The Guardian reports that “The National Trust has unveiled plans to reduce its use of fossil fuels by 50% over the next 10 years, to achieve its goal of reducing its energy consumption by 2020.”
- Save our Chapels – sign our petition « Friends of Brandwood End Cemetery – The Friends of Brandwood End Cemetery has started a blog. “The Friends of Brandwood End Cemetery would like to ensure that Birmingham City Council acknowledge their responsibility for preserving our architectural and cultural heritage….”