major projects

Living Wild Interpretation for Kielder Water and Forest Park Development Trust.


Interactive interpretation under the trees

In collaboration with Marcus Byron Design for Interpretation I am delivering the outdoor and online elements of the Interpretation Plan we developed in the Spring of 2016. This includes geocaches, app based walk routes, website content, interpretation panels and leaflets, information in the new wildlife hides and visitor welcome structures designed and built by Newcastle University Architecture students, and family activities.


Strategic Planning & Organisational Development for Epiacum Heritage Ltd


3000 years of human habitation

Supporting the directors of this scheduled Roman fort to deliver HLF’s Resilient Heritage fund  project to improve their governance and  undertake long term planning for audience development and archaeological research, improving their strategic business development.  This is in order to secure the accessibility of their Roman and wider landscape heritage, working  hand-in-hand with sustainable rural development.


Evaluation of £5.5M project for South Tynedale Railway 


Full steam ahead (sorry)

This complex project is achieving great things for this award winning railway. It is now succeeding in it’s aims to become self-sustaining financially, and to meet local demand for learning and training opportunities, whilst remaining an appealing heritage attraction for visitors to the area.



Project Management and Learning programme for the Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project

Activities from Dukesfield Smelters and CarriersCompleting the delivery phase of the HLF Heritage Grant project on behalf of Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the Friends of the North Pennines. 2013 – 2015 £280,000 AWARD WINNING


Learning programme for Wall Face on behalf of Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site

53. Pop Up – wall face portraits 2150x850 ms 11-08-14.indd

Dispersed exhibition along Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site – Learning Programme development and delivery (including Bronze Arts Award) of Arts Council England Grant for  2014-2015 £15,000



Smaller projects

Elsdon Pinfold – supporting a community group to collectively plan the way forward for making the most of their village green’s intriguing listed structure. 2016 £1,200

Living Wild at Kielder – Interpretation Planning for R2 HLF Heritage Grant submission for Kielder Water and Forest Park Development Trust 2016 £330,000

St Robert’s of Newminster, Morpeth – Fundraising and Action and Activity Planning for HLF Grants for Places of Worship R1 and R2 for the parishoners. 2016 £200,000

Nenthead Chapel Restoration – Audience Development and Training Planning for R2 submission of HLF Heritage Grant on behalf of the Nenthead Chapel community group 2015 £1,700,000 Now evaluating the project as it enters its operational phase.

Allendale First – Chair of community group investigating social enterprise opportunities to convert a disused listed building. HLF Start-up Grant. Allendale First 2015 £8,600

Allendale Preschool Improvement Plan – Chair of governors of local Charity, delivering organisational change and customer improvement ratings from 33 % to 100% 2010 – 13. Budget neutral