Heritage Pathway: Current Issues in Arts and Heritage- Heritage on the Big Screen

This session will provide insights into the way in which the Arts & Heritage sector works with film and television and the ways in which the narratives shared influences popular historical consciousness.

This session will explore the connections between new academic research and the booming UK and International Film & TV sectors, and the significance of filming for heritage sites in terms of audience engagement and financial support.



  • Harvey Edgington - Head of Filming and Locations, National Trust


Heritage Pathway is a series of training and engagement activities which run termly. Since 2015, Heritage Pathway has provided undergraduate and postgraduate students, along with Early Career Researchers at the University of Oxford with the skills, knowledge and confidence to engage effectively with a wide range of partners in the heritage, museums and cultural sector. 

Heritage Pathway is designed and delivered by Dr Oliver Cox and Alice Purkiss and organised through the Humanities Researcher Training and Development Programme

OOC DTP students at Oxford University are welcome to register via the booking link. OOC DTP students at the Open University or Cambridge University, please email training@humanities.ox.ac.uk to reserve a space.