A Day At The Seaside

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Scarborough Museums Trust are holding a seaside heritage conference in April; part of the Seaside Heritage Project.

Scarborough Spa will play host to ‘Beside the Seaside’ conference on Monday 24th April 2017.

9.30am – 6pm

This is being funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund.

Day ticket: £35.00 | Exhibitor ticket: £10.00




  • Katina Bill, Kirklees Museums
  • Anya Chapman, National Piers Society
  • Kathryn Ferry, Architectural Historian and author
  • Keith Johnston, Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society
  • Katie King, Manx National Heritage
  • John Oxley and Benedict Phillips (Archaeological and artistic collaboration)
  • James Taylor, former curator of paintings, drawings and prints at the National Maritime Museum

Keynote speaker

  • Samantha Richardson, Director, National Coastal Tourism Academy



The conference will finish with Coast on Film, a presentation by the Yorkshire Film Archive.

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