Meet the Midlands Curators

Meet the team of experts responsible for assembling, cataloguing, managing and presenting the places and objects in the care of the National Trust.

Tapestries and throne in the High Great Chamber at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

Jane Gallagher 

Lead Curator Jane Gallagher shares her story of her years with the National Trust.

Curator checking a new mortar sample against old

Sarah Kay 

Regional curator Sarah has worked for the National Trust for 19 years. Find out what she most enjoys about her work.

Moseley in Spring

Richard Swinscoe 

Discover what Assistant Curator Richard enjoys most about his work at the National Trust.

The kitchen at Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire.

Simon Chesters-Thompson 

Simon Chesters-Thompson is one of our curatorial team, caring for Belton, Woolsthorpe and other places in the east of the Midlands

Image of the Back to Backs corner

Charlotte Holmes 

Charlotte joined the Trust in 2018 and was instantly blown away by the variety of her role.

Aerial view of Staunton Harold Church

Becky Harvey 

Becky tells us all about her range of work from textiles and interior design to interpretation of the history of the places in our care.

Tattershall Castle on the back of a daisy camp

Dawn Hoskin  

Dawn shares why being a curator has always been her dream job and how she came to work at the National Trust.