Building Relevance

In 2005, The Rural Museums Network commissioned the Susie Fisher group to undertake some research to help rural museums develop their future strategies. More information can be found via the links below:

Donation to the local history section,
the Farm Museum, Normanby Hall,
Scunthorpe © North Linconshire
Museum Service

Report on Building Relevance Project Research
Report on the Building Relevance Project. Susie Fisher Group, 2006

Towards a New Territory for Rural Museums
Consultation with Audiences, Susie Fisher Group, 2006

Building Relevance – Desk Research and Literature Review
Desk research and literature review for the Building Relevance programme. Susie Fisher Group, 2006

Building Relevance – Creative Forum
Summary of a Creative Forum held at the Museum of English Rural Life to consider possible strategic directions for Rural Life Museums. Susie Fisher Group, 2006

Museums and Agriculture: The Challenge of Relevance
Examining issues of farming interpretation at St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff in the context of the debate on agriculture and rural life museums. John Williams-Davies, 2003