Saddleworth Museum now has engaged a full time learning officer. The post is funded for the next three years by the Heritage Lottery Grant. After an extensive recruitment and interview process we can confirm that the successful applicant was in fact two people who will share the work. We welcome Lindsey Milnes and Cat Jessop onto the museum team!

We are lucky to have obtained the services of two such talented and enthusiastic individuals and Lindsey and Cat have already made their mark after just a couple of weeks!

“Hands-on History to Inspire, Engage & Create”

Please meet our new Learning Officers (in this photo, Lindsey is on the left and Cat to the right)

Lyndsey and CatWe’d like to introduce Saddleworth Museum’s new Learning Officers Lindsey Milnes and Cat Jessop.  Having worked in the museum/gallery/creative education sector for over 10 years they both bring passion and experience to the role with which they aim to build the sustainability and enjoyment of Saddleworth Museum for all.

Lindsey comes with a Fine Arts background and a passion for using creativity to engage people with Arts & Heritage to ignite curiosity, lifelong learning and creativity.  She is particularly passionate about increasing access to the museum and working closely with volunteers, visitors, collections and the museum environment through building engagement and promoting the personal & collective value of Arts & Heritage.

Cat has worked in the museum and heritage sector across the north west for over 10 years.  She works with museums to create interactive learning experiences using art, drama and games for families, schools and young people.  Cat is looking forward to working with communities in our transformed museum to make marvellous memories through shared learning experiences.