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Have you ever  considered becoming 
a Trustee? 
Your skills and experience could make a valuable contribution.  

Forncett Industrial Steam Museum is a a small, independent, volunteer-run museum which became a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2018.  As of 2023 the museum is now has Arts Council England's Museum Accreditation, a national benchmark standard for museums.  

The Board of Trustees welcomes applications from passionate individuals with skills and experience in any of the following:


                  digital marketing

                  events management


The role description is available on request from  

(or see link below to download from this website)

For and informal chat, please contact Rowan Francis on Tel: 01508 488277 or email:


Please send a CV and covering letter to Dr Rowan Francis, Forncett Industrial Steam Museum, Low Road, Forncett St Mary, NR16 1JJ

or email:

Please watch the short video below about how you can help us secure the future of this wonderful collection.

A donation of any amount if greatly appreciated.

Please consider leaving a donation of either £5 / £10 / £20 / Other

Supporting Us

Your support is vital in enabling the Museum to fulfill its mission to share its collection with the world.

The Forncett Industrial Steam Museum relies on funding from a wide range of sources and there are many ways that you can donate to help ensure the display, care and preservation of the collection for future generations.

Please consider our opportunities for supporting the museum today.


Get involved
Become a Patron:
Deepen your engagement with the Museum.

Become a Trustee:
Contribute your knowledge and energy to the museums new board.

Become a Volunteer:
Play a vital role in supporting the work of the Museum.

Become a Friend of the Museum:
Support the collection and enjoy benefits


Legacies or bequests

Leaving a legacy to Forncett Industrial Steam Museum in your will enables us to plan for the future.

Donate in memory:
Give a gift in memory or set up a tribute fund

Donate an object:
Forncett Industrial Steam Museum may accept gifts of  relevant objects into its collection


Corporate membership

Enjoy a beneficial relationship with Forncett Industrial Steam Museum

Sponsorship opportunities:
Align your brand with one of the regions most distinct and appreciated Museums.

Event space:
We offer a versatile space with a lovely outlook, ample car parking and definite ’Wow factor', for corporate events.

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