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Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.



Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any item on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Of the meeting held on 15th June 2023 to be approved and signed.



Quarter 1 Performance Report 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

The Museums Manager recommends that the performance information for the 1st quarter 2023-24 be noted.


Additional documents:


Heritage Marketing Report pdf icon PDF 108 KB

That the Joint Museums Committee note the progress made in delivering museums and heritage marketing projects.



Tickenhill Collection Trust Annual Report pdf icon PDF 101 KB

That the Joint Museums Committee approve the annual report for the Tickenhill Collection 2022-23, for submission to the Charity Commission.



Additional documents:


Quarter 1 Finance Report 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

That the Joint Museums Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances for the 1st quarter ended 30th June 2023.




Museums Fees and Charges 2024-25 pdf icon PDF 116 KB

That the Joint Museums Committee


1.       approves the proposed package of changes to the Museums’ fees and charges and recommends their inclusion in the wider Worcester City Council and Worcestershire County Council fee setting process; and


2.       approves the temporary alteration from 1/1/2024 of any fees to be included in annual calendar-year publicity.


Additional documents:


Joint Museums Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 99 KB

That the Joint Museums Committee note its future work programme and consider whether there are any additional matters it would wish to be incorporated.




Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.



Worcester City Museums Review pdf icon PDF 200 KB

1.       That the Joint Committee note the review of visitor patterns relating to the two Worcester City Council museums and the proposal of revised public opening hours for both museums,


2.       That the Joint Committee approve the proposed changes to the staffing at both museums; and


3.       The Museums Manager be authorised to implement the proposed staffing changes, following Worcester City Council procedures in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of this committee.



Item Involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Joint Committee are invited to pass the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of information  as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.




Worcester City Museums Review

To consider the confidential Appendix.