Talks and Seminars

Below are listed the events and talks that have taken place to launch the Backstage Heritage Collection.
We hope to continue this programme of talks in the future.
In the meantime, if you’re organising a talk that would be of interest to other Backstage Heritage folk, please let us know!

October 2014bhctalkoct2014
PLASA Launch of the Backstage Heritage Collection
featuring ‘Re-discovering Lighting – Past, Present and Future’, a seminar presented by Neil Austin, Robert Bell, Rob Halliday, Jim Laws and chaired by Richard Pilbrow
March 2015bhctalksmar2015
A Short(ish) History of Computers In Lighting Control by Rob Halliday
A talk at the National Museum of Computing, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
November 2015
The White Heat of Revolution by Dorian Kelly
A talk at the Savoy Theatre, London
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Inventing The Future: The Story of the National Theatre’s Lightboard by Rob Halliday
PLASA, 18 September 2016