Past APAC Events

APAC organises at least one major event annually. This page lists APAC’s past study days, symposia, and conferences, as well as SIBMAS conferences hosted by APAC or an APAC member. This list is complete from 2002 to the present, and as earlier events come to light, they will be added.

Click the link for a report on the event, or for the programme.

  • Study Day: In Good Company: Working with Partners
    7 November 2016
    The Lowry, Salford
  • Symposium: Supporting Our Collections – The Value of Volunteers
    4 July 2016
    Bristol Old Vic and University of Bristol Theatre Collection
  • Study Day: Costume in Detail
    29 October 2015
    Royal Opera House Production Park, Thurrock
  • Panel: Taking the Next Step: New Developments in Performing Arts Collections
    at Discovering Collections Discovering Communities (DCDC) Conference
    13 October 2015
    The Lowry, Salford
  • Symposium: Performance Collections and Their Users
    26 February 2015
    University of Birmingham
  • Study Day: Performance on Film
    17 September 2014
    Cinema Museum, London
  • Study Day: Theatrical Prints: Technology, Audience, and Resources
    4 March 2013
    V&A Archive, Blythe House, London
  • 29th SIBMAS Conference, organised and hosted by APAC: Best Practice! Innovative Techniques for Performing Arts Collections, Libraries and Museums
    25-26 October 2012
    V&A Museum, London
  • Study Day: Theatre Costume
    28 September 2011
    Royal Opera House, London
  • Study Day: Photography
    12 November 2010
    V&A Museum, London
  • Study Day: Oral History
    10 July 2009
    British Library, London
    Programme: Rib Davis from the Oral History Society gave the OHS’s ‘Introduction to Oral History’ training
  • 27th SIBMAS Conference: Capturing the Essence of Performance: The Challenge of Intangible Heritage
    25-29 August 2008
    Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow
  • Study Day: Managing Multimedia Collections
    2 November 2004
    British Library, London
    Programme: Three speakers from the British Film Institute and three from the British Library
  • Study Day: Copyright
    13 October 2003
    Theatre Museum, London
    Programme: Graham Cornish of the Copyright Circle examined the new EU copyright directive
  • Study Day: Legal Issues for Archives
    9 July 2002
    Theatre Museum, London
  • Conference: British Theatre Archives and Education (cancelled)
    To have been held jointly with University of Bristol Theatre Collection
    14-15 September 2001
    University of Bristol Theatre Collection
  • Conference: Performing Arts Collections: Profile-Raising for Effectiveness and Profit
    3 September 1999
    Birmingham Central Library
  • 22th SIBMAS Conference: Performing Arts Collections: Virtual, Dead or Live?
    1-4 July 1998
    V&A Museum and King’s College London
  • Conference: Theatre and the Internet
    Held jointly with the Society for Theatre Research (Northern Group)
    16-17 May 1997
    University of Glasgow and Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow
  • Study Day: Theatre Resources
    17 September 1988
    British Theatre Association and Theatre Museum, London
  • 16th SIBMAS Conference: The Theatre and Theatre Collections
    9-13 September 1985