Regional Talking Shops

ACE Regional Talking Shops are a great way to network with other cultural venues in your region, sharing knowledge and best practice, and reflecting on life in the commercial cultural sector in a friendly and informal way. Each meeting’s agenda covers topics of commercial interest, discussion points and case studies from group members.

Talking Shops are open to all staff working in cultural venues, and are currently being run in the North West, Yorkshire, East Midlands, West Midlands, London, South East and South West. Upcoming dates are listed below and will be open for booking online approx 4 weeks prior to the event. To find out more about events in your region please email:

Upcoming Dates

16 April North West 
Salford Museum & Art Gallery

8 May South West
Aerospace Bristol, Filton

11 May East 
Bawdsey Radar Museum

16 May London
British Library

6 June Yorkshire
Leeds Art Gallery

7 June South East
Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

3 July East Midlands
King Richard III Vistor Centre, Leicester