Bevan came to the Chester Beatty Library for a week in November 2014 to work with the conservation team and undertake a condition survey of the Chinese textile collection. In January 2015 Bevan assisted Karen Horton, Textile Conservator, with her work to mounting and display Chinese and Tibetan textiles.
Bevan is currently in the second year of her professional training in Textile Conservation (MPhil), at the Centre for Textile Conservation, University of Glasgow. As part of her studies, Bevan spent an exciting three months on work placement at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. She is also a regular volunteer at The Burrell, Glasgow, where she is helping to conserve their large tapestry collection.