GEM North West

Mary Ann Lancaster

Freelance Heritage Practitioner
Heritage Associate
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Tel: 01900 607 497

Sarah Scarlet- Farr

Collections Manager and Volunteering Lead
The Brantwood Trust
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Sarah started her career as a land and underwater archaeologist delivering heritage engagement in the community, and as a lecturer in higher education. She has worked with archives, art, and object collections across learning, collections, and curatorial roles. Her passion is innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Today she leads on collections and volunteering, for a 250-acre historic estate in the Lakes.

Katie Lee

Participation Programme Manager (Galleries)
Learning and Participation – National Museums Liverpool
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Katie’s background covers a variety of education forms with a focus on the arts, and currently manages public participation activity for art galleries at National Museums Liverpool. Katie is also a practicing artist and all round creative, with a BA in Fine Art: Painting from University of the Arts London.

Matt Exley

Participation Producer (Adults)
Learning & Participation – National Museums Liverpool


Matthew has worked across visitor service, learning, participation, and curatorial roles. Today he leads on programmes for adult visitors across the seven National Museums Liverpool venues. When not running across the city from one museum to another he likes to travel, plant things, and buy too many books.

Victoria Grant

Family Programme Coordinator
Manchester Museum
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Tel: 0161 306 1779

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