The Future of Heritage - A Free Public Debate

The Future of Heritage: A Debate 

Thursday 1st June, 2017, 5.30pm | St John's College, Oxford, Garden Quad Auditorium | Free 

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the opportunities and threats facing heritage today, and debate their own visions of a sector fit for the 21st Century and beyond. This event is part of the MOVING, TEACHING, INSPIRING lecture series at the University of Oxford, run in collaboration with the National Trust.


Dame Helen Ghosh – Director General, National Trust

Carole Souter – Master, St Cross College, University of Oxford (formerly Chief Executive of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund)

Sandy Nairne – National Trust Trustee & former director of the National Portrait Gallery

Professor Peter Mandler – Professor of Modern Cultural History, University of Cambridge

John Orna-Ornstein – Director of Museums, Arts Council England (Chair)

This event is FREE and open to all, but reservation is required – RSVP to alice.purkiss