Fight for the Right!

One of the projects I’m currently working on is called Fight for the Right: the Birmingham Suffragettes, and we were extremely pleased to be awarded funding for this by the Heritage Lottery Fund… Continue reading

War Boutique

One of the loan works that will be on display in Caught in the Crossfire: Artistic responses to conflict, peace and reconciliation at the Herbert Art Gallery is a textile piece by The… Continue reading

Caught in the Crossfire

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been co-curating an exhibition with the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry: Caught in the Crossfire: Artistic responses to conflict, peace and reconciliation will open… Continue reading

It’s all about them

As part of the Children’s Lives project, I became involved with the section of the exhibition that was curated by two groups of Year 8 pupils from local Birmingham schools, Four Dwellings High… Continue reading

Children’s Lives

Earlier this year I helped to curate an exhibition titled Children’s Lives. This was a really interesting project for me to work on and allowed me privileged access into the many, many boxes… Continue reading

Gwen Lally and the Birmingham Pageant

While working at Birmingham Archives, I carried out some research on the Birmingham Pageant, which took place in 1938 at Aston Park to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city’s Borough Charter. Eight… Continue reading

Art, Ornament, Science

I recently took some photos of Form and Design in Victorian Britain at the Muirhead Tower. The display case consists of three separate sections and we arranged the objects into themes – Art… Continue reading

Form and Design in Victorian Britain

I recently curated a display at the Muirhead Tower at the University of Birmingham with the brilliant staff from the Cadbury Research Library. It’s called Form and Design in Victorian Britain and is on… Continue reading