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 an engaging live chat about archives , with a host of expert guest who have worked with everything from photos and glass plate negatives, to sound recordings, and even seal blubber stove smoke-stained diaries, maps and letters! It was great to hear about the variety of routes... read more
As part of the HLF South East England Team’s focus on LGBT+ Heritage, we welcome Beth Asbury, the project manager for Out in Oxford , to have a chat with us. The Out In Oxford project, based at the Pitt Rivers Museum, created an LGBT+ Heritage Trail across all of the University of Oxford’s... read more
We have compiled a short handout containing top tips for planning and delivering a project focused on, or involving, community archaeology. It covers: The archaeology project life-cycle Types of activities that can be included Rough guide to costs and support needs Important points to consider... read more
HLF recently spoke to Sado Jirde , Director at the Black South West Network (BSWN), about the HLF-supported There IS Black In The Union Jack project (#ThereISBlackInTheUnionJack). Sado, There IS Black In The Union Jack is a film and history project by BSWN which looks at the relationships between... read more