Contact Us

Meet the Museum Development East Midlands team

If you have a question or query and would like to know if we can help, get in touch with us, either by telephone or email. We look forward to hearing from you.


Claire Browne, Museum Development Manager

T: 07973 800 072

Contact Claire for programme and grant funding enquiries and questions, advice on Accreditation and Museum Mentors.


Sarah Hartshorne, Museum Development Programme Officer

Sarah is on maternity leave between March 2019 until January 2020.




Laura Hughes, Museum Development Project Officer

T: 0116 305 3118 M: 07730583319

Usual working days Monday, Thursday and Friday

Contact Laura for communications. programme and grant funding applications, advice on successful applications and all things finance related.



Anita Hollinshead, Regional Collections Advisor

T: 07876 166 742

Contact Anita for information regarding MDEM’s training programme or queries on collections or the Emergency and Risk Network. 



Heather Lomas, Organisational Health and museum Accreditation Consultant

T: 07809 771066 \ 01986 784477

Contact Heather for information regarding Museum Accreditation, Organisational Health or the Trustee Network.


Mailing Address:
Leicestershire County Council
Museum Development EM
Room 600
County Hall

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