I'm the Landscape Partnership Development Manager for the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership covering parts of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham in South Yorkshire. I've got qualifications in architecture and urban design and have a background in economic regeneration, arts development, public art, public realm, historic building restoration, community development and funding bids. I've worked on economic programmes such as the Single Regeneration Budget and European Regional Development Fund, both in programme management and direct project delivery. I've got a number of years experience in the arts working as an arts officer and for a public art agency. My most recent jobs include managing the Cultural Industries Quarter Townscape Heritage Initiative in Sheffield, leading on major public realm schemes in Wakefield and developing regeneration projects through the Remaking Barnsley team at Barnsley Council.
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Yesterday we hosted a really informative live chat about working with consultants . We heard first-hand from consultants about why their work is important and how it can help with your HLF application or project delivery, how to go about employing them and who much it costs, and importantly, how to... read more
On the 21st and 22nd February I attended the BRICK Conference 2018. The conference was titled ‘Learning for the Future: How to evaluate the impact of heritage projects’ and across the two days delegates and speakers explored the importance of evaluation in heritage, what it entails and how to do it... read more
The FSC BioLinks project aims to improve our capacity for recording and monitoring natural heritage by providing training in invertebrate identification and recording. It soon became apparent during our consultation that the sector was having difficulty recruiting young adults as active biological... read more
Last week we hosted a really lively live chat about engaging young people in heritage . In fact, it was our most popular live chat to date! It was great to hear first-hand from young people about why they love heritage, why they think others should love it too, and how we can all go about removing... read more