Voices of the Royal Pavilion & Museums podcast

Graphic with blue background and white lettering stating 'Voices of the Royal Pavilion & Museums'Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a museum? Bend an ear to the Voices of the Royal Pavilion & Museums podcast and you might just be surprised.

Seasons One and Two are available via the links below. Our third and final season will be released during October 2020.

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Episode List

Follow each link for an episode summary, audio stream and a transcript (once available).

Season 1
  1. A Tiger in a Suitcase
  2. The Keeper and the Boss
  3. War Stories
  4. The Ghosts of Preston Manor
  5. The Gardener
  6. Reframing South Coast Colonialism


Season 2

7. Workforce Development

8. Life on the Frontline

9. Disrupting South Coast Colonialism

10. Frogs & Formaldehyde

11. Queer Histories

12. Rummaging Through Boxes

Season 3

13. The Art of Conservation

14. A Prince’s Treasure

15. People First, Technology Second

16. Finale!

About the series

Voices of the Royal Pavilion & Museums is a podcast series that tells the rich and varied stories of the museum people who keep Brighton’s historic buildings and collections relevant, vibrant and accessible for the world we are living in.

The series is presented by Dr Sophie Frost, who was embedded as an action researcher at Royal Pavilion & Museums Brighton and Hove (RPM) throughout 2019. Voices uses the microphone as a medium to hear the learned and lived experiences of staff and volunteers working for this regional museum service. All the interviews were recorded in 2019, the year before management of RPM transferred to the Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust and the coronavirus pandemic lead to the temporary closure of many of our museums.

Sophie is Digital Fellow on the One by One project led by the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, a collaborative project exploring digital literacy in museums.

Production support by Lo-Fi Arts.

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