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Covid-19 Support Resources

We have collated a list of resources to help you and your organisation through the Covid-19 crisis

ALVA provides latest insights into how visitor attractions can build trust and confidence in visiting

Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) has provided a number of insights into planning for re-opening and recovery. The report from ALVA seeks to 'understand how to build trust and confidence among the attractions-visiting public'.

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UK heritage sector bodies sign joint statement of intent to address racism

In support of the Black Lives Matters movement and the movement's resonance in the UK, eight national heritage sector membership bodies have signed a joint statement of intent 'to end racism in the heritage sector'.

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Blog: 'The Box - Launching a Cultural Venue During Lockdown'

Fiona Pitt discusses the impact of lockdown during a planned opening of new cultural venue, The Box. Fiona shares what the team did to create an new programme to suit restrictions, and what they have learnt that will inform their work after the crisis

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ICOM survey raises concerns about the difficulties faced by museums and museum professionals in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

To gather information on how the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is affecting and will affect the cultural sector in the short and long term, ICOM launched a global survey to analyse the impact of lockdowns.

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