Charlotte Hall, Curator

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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 8,000 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.

Shannen Johnson, Learning and Engagement Officer

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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. 

Jude Wright, Choices Project Manager

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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.

Jack Lynch, Marketing and Press Assistant 

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Jack joined the team in May 2019 as the Marketing and Press Assistant. He manages communications, marketing and press for the museum's events and exhibitions. 

Rosie Horsley, Administration Assistant 

As well as being our Administration Assistant, Rosie is studying for a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Bradford. 

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.

Volunteers and Placement Students 

We are fortunate to have a number of volunteers and students on work placement who assist with the work here at the Museum. We would like to thank our previous and current interns for their valuable assistance.