CHARM meetings in 2020

If you would like to attend a CHARM meeting please contact our membership secretary, Hayley Whiting. The next CHARM meetings to be held in 2020 are:

  • Wednesday 29th January 2020 at Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), London
  • Tuesday 21st April 2020 at Save the Children, Birmingham – cancelled following observation of government advice in the UK and Ireland on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
  • Wednesday 13th May 2020: online meeting
  • Wednesday 22nd July 2020: online meeting
  • Thursday 22nd October 2020: venue TBC

Summaries of previous CHARM meetings

Meeting of 10th October 2019
Location: Amnesty International, London

Meeting of 18th July 2019
Location: Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), Poole

Meeting of 11th April 2019
Location: Amnesty International (International Secretariat)
We were given an update from The National Archives on their Charity Records project. Many CHARM members have contributed to this project, and we look forward to seeing how it          develops.
Attendees also discussed the issues surrounding the management of digital files, including records on shared drives and in cloud storage.

Meeting of 31st January 2019
Location: Barnardo’s
We were joined by a Preservica representative to discuss the consortium model of their digital preservation solution. We also heard about the upcoming event on at the British Academy   “Voluntary Organisation’s Records: why do they matter?” 6th March 2019.
We finished off the meeting with a brisk walk around the grounds of Barnardo’s and learnt a bit about the history of the founder and the Barkingside homes.

Previous Meetings:

4th October 2018 at The National Archives (TNA), London

5th July 2018 at Barnardo’s Head Office, London

26th April 2018 at Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), Poole

11th January 2018 at United Society Partners in the Gospel (USPG), London

19th October 2017 at Blind Veterans, London

20th July 2017 at Zoological Society of London (ZSL), London

17th January 2017 at United Society Partners in the Gospel (USPG), London