From Scrubbing Brushes to Seadogs: the National Trust as a Museum for the Nation

Speaker: Dame Helen Ghosh
When: Mon 30 October, 5–6pm
Where: Ashmolean Lecture Theatre; enter via Museum Beaumont Street entrance
Tickets: Free, booking essential


With over 250 historic properties and around one million objects in its care, the National Trust can be described as a museum for the nation. Join us to hear Dame Helen Ghosh, soon to be the new Master of Balliol College, speak about some of the opportunities and challenges of looking after and presenting such a diverse collection, and how the Trust presents its properties in ways that move, teach and inspire its millions of visitors. Our Director Dr Xa Sturgis will give an update on the Museum and contributions from Members in the past year beforehand.

SOLD OUT. Please email or call 01865 278 112 to be added to the waiting list.

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