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Re-opening: A Panel Discussion

Friday 3rd July 2020   10.30-11.30

This will be a 1 hour online panel discussion via Zoom

About this Event

This panel discussion featuring representatives from the museum and heritage sector in the south west of England will discuss some of the key considerations to re-opening after lock-down. Panelists will share their current thinking on the challenges and opportunities ahead drawing on their own experience to date. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance or during the panel discussion.


  • Sam Astill, Head of Museums, South West Heritage Trust
  • Vicky de Wit, Museums Advisor, Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole
  • Hannah Jones, Lead Volunteering & Participation Consultant for the South West, National Trust
  • Philip Walker, Head of Cultural services, Gloucester City Council

Chaired by Crystal Johnson, Arts and Heritage Consultant

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