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Ashanti Rattray, Wandsworth Museum apprentice

Wandsworth Museum had been renovated, and was just due to re-open to the public when Ashanti joined the team as a Cultural Heritage Venue Operations apprentice.


Catherine Haines, head of HR

Catherine Haines is the Head of HR for nine cultural institutions in Birmingham. She shares what she does in her job and how to get started in HR.


Angharad Lee, Freelance Director Creative Agent

Angharad Lee, Freelance Director, Creative Agent with Arts Council Wales, Artistic Director of Leeway Productions and Lecturer at Trinity St David.


Gallery Attendant, Sean Halliman, provides customer service to all museum visitors - including the Duchess of Cornwall. Image: Sean Halliman

Sean Halliman, gallery attendant

Sean Halliman entered heritage on a work placement and learnt skills on the job. He's now a gallery attendant, working closely with visitors – even greeting royal guests.


Lindsey Breaks works with exhibition objects and ensures that the right artefacts get to the right place on time.

Lindsey Breaks, international exhibitions

International museum loans are important for making money for the heritage industry. Lindsey Breaks explains the work that goes into organising international exhibitions and how she got started.


Archaeologist John Schofield is the Head of the Archaeology Department, where he teaches the next generation to explore the past. Image: Dr.

John Schofield, archaeologist

John Schofield gives tips and expert insight into the world of archaeology and shares how he entered his career.


Interesting and cultural objects capture the imagination of children and adults, and help to make learning fun. Image: The Horniman Museum,

Zoe Carmichael, community learning

Community Learning Officer, Zoe Carmichael, plans community programmes for families and young people at the Horniman Museum. She gives three ways to help you get involved in community learning.


Rachel Knight, head of exhibitions

Rachel is the Head of Exhibitions at the Imperial War Museum North. She describes how she rose to manage the exhibition department and shares three ways to enter into exhibitions.


Callum McCaffrey, project joiner

Callum works for the National Trust, helping to maintain and restore historic properties. He has a passion for timber and his work brings him into contact with specialist materials that are not commonly found in less sensitive construction work.


Molly Brookfield uses the archive collection to create visually stimulating and historically significant exhibitions. Copyright: The Wiener

Molly Brookfield, exhibitions

Molly engages visitors with exhibitions on the Second World War, working with the world's oldest holocaust collection. She explains the ways that working with the archive is keeping her busy.


Making art isn't enough - you have to make sure its noticed

Hywel Pontin, Director

Hywel Pontin, Director, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre.


Helping visitors engage with the galleries is an important part of what a Gallery Learning Programmer does. Copyright: Geffrye Museum, Londo

Sarah Green, gallery learning programmer

Sarah mixed her passion for working with children with learning in a gallery. She shares the moment that she knew that heritage learning was the right career for her.


Alex Whelan, museum project officer

Alex Whelan works as a project officer for Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. He talked to us about what this heritage career involves, and why doing a paid internship was such a crucial step in helping him into the cultural sector.


Bernard Horrocks works with different types of Intellectual Property and applies this to the creative work at the National Portrait Gallery.

Bernard Horrocks, IP Manager

Bernard manages the broad field of Intellectual Property at the National Portrait Gallery. He shares the importance of protecting the collections and his advice on entering in this career.


Harri Macquire, Cultural Ambition Trainee

Creative & Cultural Skills runs the Cultural Ambition Programme, which aims to support young people to gain experience and skills in the cultural heritage sector across Wales. Harrison Macquire was the winner of the Cultural Ambition Special Recognition Award in the 2019 Creative & Cultural Skills Awards.


Having patience and taking an interest in other people are key skills that Daniel uses when working in the Individual Giving Team. Image: Da

Daniel Barker, patrons officer

Daniel Barker works on the 'giving team' at Kew Foundation, fundraising and supporting the Donors. He shares his 5 tips on how to enter this career.


Hywel Pontin, Cyfarwyddwr

Hywel Pontin, Cyfarwyddwr, Canolfan Gelfyddydau Llantarnam Grange.


Jen Harris, Cultural Venues Operations

Jen's apprenticeship included a comprehensive introduction to the world of visitor services.


Ziza has learnt to prioritise tasks and keep on top of multiple projects .

Ziza Sery-Bi, cultural venue operations apprentice

Ziza has been working at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) since January 2012 on a Cultural Venue Operations apprenticeship.


Laurie Lambeth, dry stone waller

Laurie Lambeth is a dry stone waller for Lambeth Stonework. He was chosen as the winner of the Cultural Heritage Skills Award, as part of the the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2015.


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