COVID-19 Q&A at the Barn Theatre

21st May 2020

The subject for Friday’s session from the Barn Theatre is ‘Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure’. To discuss this topic we are delighted to welcome our panel of experts:

Vanessa Berridge - County Organiser for the National Garden Scheme

Justin Waterage - MD Steppes Travel

Julia Sibun - Julia Sibun Events

Steve Collins - Chairman Visit Gloucestershire

Dominic Cavendish - Arts Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph

This is your chance to watch a panel of experts address the issue of ‘Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism in the Cotswolds’. If you have questions related to the theme, please email us or ask your question during the live stream on The Barn Facebook page. 

I will open the session with his update from Westminster and briefly answer sone questions from last weeks live stream on farming. We are then delighted to welcome Dominic Cavendish, the Arts Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph who will give us his perspective on how the continued lockdown is impacting on live theatre. We will then hold the Question Time event which will be followed by two short videos four regular North and South contributors addressing topical issues. 

We welcome your input so please email your questions to either or livestream on The Barn Facebook page:

The session will be filmed and live streamed from the Barn Theatre where the production crew will be strictly adhering to government guidelines on social distancing and staying alert.

Where to watch:

The Barn Theatre Facebook page, the Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, my facebook page and the Fairford and Lechlade Business Club Facebook page.

Please remember to stay alert, stay safe and save lives.

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