Take part in the research

Do you want to take part or help with this research? Anyone with experience of working or volunteering in museums is welcome to participate. If you can offer a venue for a focus group outside of London then please also get in touch! See contact form below to register interest or email me sam.evans@bbk.ac.uk. I will send you a consent form and further information. All focus groups and interviews are confidential. Thank you very much!

Take part in a focus group: I am arranging focus group discussions, face to face of between four to eight people. These will ask you about your work, and what matters in getting in and on. If you have worked in museums, volunteered, or are trying to get in, you can take part. Dates arranged so far (all 2018) are as follows.

Thursday April 5th 18.00 to 19.30, Birkbeck Main Building, Room MAL 420, Malet Street, WC1E 7HZ  


Wednesday April 11th  18.30 to 20.00 Birkbeck Main Building, Room MAL 420, Malet Street, WC1E 7HZ.

Thursday, April 26th  18.00 to 19.30, Museums Association Offices, 42 Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0AZ (Full)

Friday, May 18th, 14.30 to 16.00 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH 

Wednesday, May 23rd 18.00 to 19.30, Museums Association Offices, 42 Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0AZ (Full)

Thursday, June 7th 16.00 to 17.30, Whitworth Gallery, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER

Thursday, June 14th  17.30 to 19.00, M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN

Friday, July 20th 11.00 to 12.30, Cynon Valley Museum, Depot Road, Aberdare, CF44 8DL

Friday, August 10th 14.30 to 16.00, Denny Room, Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH (No parking but only 5 minute walk from Leeds railway station)

Take part in an interview: If you think social class has mattered to you personally in your work or career then you can take in part in an individual interview, by email, Skype or face to face (depending on your location).

If you are interested in finding out more contact me below, or at sam.evans@bbk.ac.uk.




Thank you so much for your time and interest. I will send you further information, a consent form and topic guide so you can decide whether you would like to take part, or help.