Thursday 26 April 2018

Museum of Brands - Discovery Trail - Royal Romance

May Half-Term Fun
All aboard the Museum this May Half-Term with our exciting new Transportation Discovery Trail. Perfect for young transport enthusiasts, this activity will uncover 150 years of British transportation history, from bone shaker bicycles to 1970s space hoppers. Complete the tasks and bring your completed trail to reception for a prize. Free with Museum admission ticket, from Saturday 26 May - Sunday 3 June, no booking required. Read more
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A Month of Royal Romance

Get Royal Wedding ready with Robert Opie's Royal Scrapbook, showcasing the evocative visual culture of the Royal family. To mark the occasion, we are offering free postage on all telephone orders for single Royal Scrapbooks during the month of May. Place order by email or call on 020 7243 9611 to order. Find out more
Talk: Gamifying Market Research

Award winning innovator Betty Adamou leads an evening masterclass in gamifying market research. Learn how our brains are stimulated through play to be more creative and collaborative. A lively and interactive session with an industry leader, and a great opportunity to network in the sector. Tickets are £39 plus booking fee, Monday 14 May 6-9pm. Book here
Learning Officer
We are recruiting for an ambitious individual who will be responsible for running a financially viable learning programme. This is a business and strategy role and you will implement the Museum’s learning marketing strategy, promoting products to a broad range of groups from early years to professional development. Read more
Marketing & Exhibitions Coordinator
We are seeking a motivated and dynamic person, who is passionate and knowledgeable about Marketing, PR and Communications as well as Exhibitions, to increase the reach and profile of the Museum. In this multifaceted role, you’ll help deliver a wide-ranging program of marketing activity across target audiences, focusing on adults and group visitors. Read more
Student Group Bookings
We are now taking student group bookings for the summer term and school holidays. If you are a teacher and your students would benefit from our unique resource of branding, packaging and advertising examples from the past 150 years then contact Stephanie or call 0207 243 9610 to hear more about our workshops and freelydownloadable resources to accompany a self-guided visit.
Talk: Culture at the Speed of Twitter

The Museum of Brands gets digital with Paul McCrudden, Global Head of Live Marketing at Twitter. At this Museums at Night event, Paul will explore the relationship between Twitter and culture, showing how news, memes and personalities develop, and how Twitter’s brand story places the company at the heart of what’s happening. Tickets are £19 plus booking fee, Thursday 17 May 6.30-9pm. Book here
CAF Grant for Garden
The Museum is pleased to announce new funding from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) to support the maintenance of the Memorial Garden, that became a popular place of reflection in the days of the Lighthouse. This stunning garden represents the legacy of this iconic building as the UK’s first major centre for people with HIV/Aids. The garden is now used by museum and café visitors and local communities.
Coming up: Inspiring Minds - Film
The History of Advertising Trust’s (HAT) living history project, Inspiring Minds, opens at the Museum on Tuesday 26 June. The film features a series of interviews with some of advertising’s most influential figures from the Golden Age of British advertising, including Sir Alan Parker, Hugh Hudson and Jeremy Sinclair. They will talk about their work and provide a legacy for future generations. Read more
Coming up: Snapchat Innovation
As a camera company, Snap Inc. strives to empower people to express themselves. Sam Bevan, SMB Program Manager, will be sharing how businesses can connect with audiences through the platform in imaginative and effective ways at this innovation breakfast event. Tickets are £24 plus booking fee, and include access to the Museum collection before opening hours. Thursday 7 June 8.30-10.30am. Book here