Regroup Rethink Reset – SHARE Conference 2021

We are thrilled to announce that bookings are now open for Regroup Rethink Reset, our 2021 SHARE Conference. Following the success of last year’s virtual conference All Shook Up, we have worked very hard to put together a programme of online sessions to inspire, motivate and connect you. 

So, take a minute to browse the programme below and book your ticket for the event! 


Please note all talks will feature time for a Q&A with the speakers.

Day 1 – Monday 22 November

9:30-9:50 Disco wellbeing session
David Burgess (Apollo Fundraising)

10:00-10:15 Opening remarks
Jamie Everitt (SHARE Museums East), Jenny Cousins (Museum of East Anglian Life) and Steve Miller (Norfolk County Council)

10:15-11:15 SHED Talks

  • ‘Off the Sticky Floor! Lead with a Growth Mindflow … ’ – Ruchi Aggarwal (University of Lincoln)

  • Topic to be confirmed – Zak Mensah (Birmingham Museums Trust)


11:30-12:30 SHED Talks

  • Collaborative strategies for success – Emmie Kell (Cornwall Museums Partnership)
  • Topic to be confirmed – Liz Power (London Museum of Water and Steam)


12:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-14:15 Conversations

14:30-15:15 Talks

  • Commercialising the Warner Textile Archive Collection – Robert Rose (Braintree District Museum Trust)
  • Topic to be confirmed- Rachel Mackay (Historic Royal Palaces at Kew) and John (de Havilland Aircraft Museum)

15:15-15:20 Closing remarks
Jenny Cousins (Museum of East Anglian Life)

Day 2 – Tuesday 23 November

10:00-10:15 Opening remarks
David Burgess (Apollo Fundraising) and Jamie Everitt (SHARE Museums East)

10:15-11:15 SHED Talks

  • Perspectives on the funding landscape from the John Ellerman Foundation, a medium-sized grant maker – Sufina Ahmad (John Ellerman Foundation)
  • Existential crisis, or reinvention? What Art Fund has learned about museums and about itself, and what we’re going to do about it  – Sarah Philp (Art Fund)

11:30-12:00 Reflect. Represent. Reframe. Rethink. A new contemporary artwork by Kehinde Wiley at The Stained Glass Museum
Jasmine Allen (The Stained Glass Museum)

12:00-12:30 Conversations

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-14:00 The pandemic’s impact on our audiences: challenges and opportunities
Christina Lister (Christina Lister Comms)

14:00-14:40 SHED Talk

  • Museum professional wellbeing in a (hopefully) post-covid world – Claire Warner (Purpose Driven People)


14:40-15:15 Round up and closing remarks
David Burgess (Apollo Fundraising), Jenny Cousins (Museum of East Anglian Life), Steve Miller (Norfolk County Council) and SHED Talkers

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