Meet the team
Shannen Lang Learning and Administration Officer
The Museum welcomed Shannen to the team in April 2014 as Collections and Education Intern, and from February 2018 is the Learning and Engagement Officer. Her main role is to develop and deliver the education and learning programme. Shannen also manages the daily running of the Museum and the volunteers. She co-curates exhibitions and organises the temporary exhibition programme alongside the Curator. Shannen graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA Hons in International History and Politics in 2015.
Charlotte Hall Collections and Outreach Officer
Charlotte joined the team in April 2014 as Collections Intern. Charlotte took up the role of Curator in February 2018. She manages and cares for the 7000 objects the Museum holds, using her experience and professional qualification. She curates the exhibitions and temporary exhibition programme. She also assists with the daily management of the museum and the outreach programme. Charlotte has graduated with a MA degree in Museum and Art Gallery Studies at University of Manchester in early 2016.
Jude Wright Choices Project Manager
Jude joined the team in June 2015 as Project Manager for our ‘Choices’ project, which uses the First World War as a starting point for exploring the choices we make in times of conflict. Jude is responsible for the planning and delivery of the project, which includes a specially designed touring exhibition and workshop programme, and visits a huge range of people, from schools to community groups, women’s and parents groups. She has worked with over 10,000 people exploring conscientious objection, peace and moral choices then and now.
Sarah Bartey Marketing and Press Assistant
Sarah joined the team in August 2015 as a volunteer, before commencing the role as an intern in October 2015. Sarah now focuses on marketing and press, managing the website and social media pages, whilst assisting with the running of the Museum and aids with collections and exhibition care.
Anthea Bickley Collections Volunteer and Museum Mentor
Anthea has continued to support the Museum for many years now in a volunteer and mentor capacity. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience from working in museums for all of her working life and the Museum appreciates her time, help and guidance.
We are fortunate to have a number of volunteers who assist with the work here at the Museum. We would like to thank our previous and current interns for their valuable assistance.
We would also like to thank all of our past staff and interns for their support.