Opportunity to become a trustee at The Pumphouse Museum
Walthamstow’s Pumphouse Museum is housed in and around a Grade II listed former Victorian wastewater pumping station, with collections relating to this and to local innovation in transport, technology and manufacturing.
A volunteer-run site, The Pumphouse Museum has just undergone a review of governance and operations which will help prepare plans for exciting future development. As a result of this they are looking to expand their Board and seek applicants with the following experience:
– Treasurer/financial and budget management
– Collections management and documentation, to support ACE accreditation application.
– Collections conservation
– Event management
– Business Planning
– Audience development and marketing
– Volunteer management
Meetings: The Board currently meets monthly on an evening.
Closing Date: 1st June 2019.
Job Type: This is a permanent, voluntary, unpaid position.
Celebrate 50 Years of the Victoria Line at the Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum
On 1st September 1968 the Victoria line, the world’s first automatic underground railway, was opened between Walthamstow Central and Highbury & Islington. The museum will be holding a special event over the weekend of 1st-2nd September 2018 to celebrate this important transport achievement.
During the weekend the museum’s two original cut-down Victoria line cars, which have been undergoing restoration, will be available for viewing by the public for the first time.
In addition to the museum’s gallery displays and fire station, there will be special displays for the event, including vintage buses & cars, model displays and underground railway layouts.
The museum’s café and bookshop will be open throughout the weekend.
Free parking will be available in nearby Essex Road and limited parking in Low Hall Lane.
Admission to the event is completely FREE. The museum will be open between 11am and 4pm on both days.
For more information please email Mr.Lindsay Collier [email protected]