Pre-Conference Event - November 4th

(For those delegates arriving early)

Pre-conference activities

For anyone arriving over the weekend, there will be the following festivals in Leicester:

Pre-Conference Programme: Monday 4th November

1300 – 1345    Early registration at the School of Museum Studies, and walk to New Walk Museum & Art Gallery


1400 – 1600    Pre-conference activities at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

beginning in the Lord Mayor’s Room

(Chaired by Alex Woodall and Amy Hetherington)


  • 1430 – 1500    Hugo Worthy, Exhibitions Officer for Contemporary Art, Leicester Arts & Museums Service

PRTLND Vase: a discussion

  • 1500 – 1520    Dr Mark Evans, Curator of Natural History, Leicester Arts & Museums Service

Exploring Lost Worlds: The Dinosaur Gallery at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery (tour and talk)


  • 1520 – 1600    Tours of New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, led by staff from Leicester Arts & Museums Service

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For general website enquiries, please contact Amy Hetherington. For enquires about the conference contact Sarah Hughes:

School of Museum Studies
University of Leicester
Museum Studies Building
19 University Road