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In case you missed it: Catch up on our Featuring… Museums & Heritage special focus

Throughout March, the Featuring… specials from shone the spotlight on the burgeoning museums and heritage sector.

There was good news for the museums and heritage sector in March as The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) released its figures for visitor numbers in 2022.

The data revealed that the total number of visits to ALVA sites in 2022 was 123.4 million – a 69% increase on the previous year (73.1 million).

Meanwhile, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport revealed data for its DCMS-sponsored museums and gallerieswhich include The British Museum, the National Gallery, Natural History Museum, National Portrait Gallery, the V&A, the Science Museum and the Tate – that shows a positive upward trend in visitor numbers. There were a total of 9.5 million visits to DCMS-sponsored museums and galleries between July and September 2022.

If you missed the special weekly emails, don’t worry, we’ve rounded them all up for you in one handy link. Simply click here for more.

What’s coming up on Featuring…

Coming up in the next few months: Food & Beverage, Home Décor, plus a special edition for Licensing Expo: Expo Essentials.

To find out more, get a copy of the features list and deadlines, please contact either Ian Hyder ( or Rob Willis ( who will be pleased to talk you through it all.

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