Cyborgs: Friday Late at the Wellcome Collection

The organisation I work for, Culture&, is curating a really exciting night of music, film and performances at the Wellcome Collection on Friday 15th March on the theme of Cyborgs. Culture& is excited to announce ‘Cyborgs’, our Friday Late Spectacular curated in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection. Join us for an evening of irreverent performance,Continue reading “Cyborgs: Friday Late at the Wellcome Collection”

ICOM CECA conference 2018

Last week I went to the ICOM Committee for Education and Cultural Action (ICOM-CECA) conference in Tbilisi, Georgia #ceca2018 Thank you to the International Council of Museums – ICOM UK for sponsoring me to come with a travel grant. Tbilisi is a beautiful city and we were looked after so well at our host site,Continue reading “ICOM CECA conference 2018”

Little Flamingos Club

In the 1900’s, Lionel Nathaniel de Rothschild (1882 – 1942) kept Flamingos as pets in the grounds of his home in Gunnersbury Park. So when I was commissioned to create a new Early Years’ series of workshops and resources for babies and toddlers for Gunnersbury Park Museum, choosing a Flamingo as a mascot for theContinue reading “Little Flamingos Club”

Immortalised

I have been working with Poppy Szaybo on creating schools resources and some case studies for the fantastic Immortalised project for Historic England. Immortalised is a season of activity to explore how, why and who England remembers in its streets, buildings and spaces. There are more statues of men called John than there are of real, non-royalContinue reading “Immortalised”

Echoes from the past

Am so happy to have been accepted to present a paper on my PhD research at the Personification Across Disciplines conference this September at Durham University​. I will be presenting a paper on how we describe heritage sites and spaces as retaining the personalities of people connected to them in the past. I was inspiredContinue reading “Echoes from the past”

Everyone’s different, let’s celebrate it!

Since November last year I’ve been working with charity Heart n Soul on a new Key Stage 2 schools page for their Big 30 website. Heart n Soul is a creative arts charity that believes in the power and talents of people with learning disabilities. It is based at the Albany in Deptford and it’sContinue reading “Everyone’s different, let’s celebrate it!”

GEM Twilight CPD – Happy New Year Happy New Job!

Join us for the first GEM London Twilight event of 2018 at Salters’ Hall on Thursday 25 January 18:00-20:30 to explore the Top Tips for job hunting in the Museum sector. From applications (rejections and successes!), interviews, career approaches and identifying your own strengths and USP, our fabulous guest speakers and facilitators share their expertiseContinue reading “GEM Twilight CPD – Happy New Year Happy New Job!”

Mist and mysticism

I had a brilliant afternoon doing some research for my PhD at the new London Mithraeum exhibition and installation underneath the new Bloomberg offices in the City of London today. Situated on the site of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters, this new cultural hub showcases the ancient temple, a selection of the remarkable Roman artefacts foundContinue reading “Mist and mysticism”