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Mevagissey Museum, Cornwall

Films and Podcasts

What is a Museum? (And how would we know?)

Fiona Candlin explains how the research team decided which venues to include in the Mapping Museums database.

May 28th 2019, filmed lecture, 41 minutes


The Plastic Phoenix

A short film about the Bakelite Museum in Somerset. Made by the Derek Jarman Lab in collaboration with Fiona Candlin, it focuses on the closure of the museum.


Village Life, the Cold War, and the Beeching Cuts: Opening museums in the UK

Fiona Candlin presents initial findings from the Mapping Museums project at the Birkbeck Seminar ‘Small Museums in a Global Context’.

June 7th 2019, filmed lecture, 26 mins


Mapping Museums: A new project

Fiona Candlin and Alex Poulovassilis describe their new Mapping Museums project.

June 2016, podcast, 8mins