John Holt, Author at Museums Association

John Holt

John Holt freelance writer

As well as monthly pieces in Museums Journal, John Holt has written for AIM, Collections Trust and DCMS. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, Sunday Telegraph and Country Life

Let there be light

As the Lindisfarne Gospels return to north east England, John Holt talks to the organisers of a host of events that celebrate the region’s history and shine a modern light on an ancient treasure

Routemasters

Staying relevant, attracting new audiences, preventing thefts and recruiting volunteers are among the many challenges facing the varied group of bus museums that are dotted about the UK

We can be heroes

This year’s Museums Change Lives Awards paid tribute to the institutions and individuals that have made a truly heroic impact in their communities. John Holt talks to the winners

Life after death

With restored buildings, new interpretation spaces and tailored trails, the grand municipal cemeteries of the 19th century are proving popular places to visit, even at a time of great loss
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