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Education Department
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
United Kingdom

tel: 01223 332904
fax: 01223 332923


Rachel Sinfield | Head of Communications and Engagement
(01223) 761679 –

Kate Noble | Education Officer
(01223) 761678 –

Sarah Blake | Education Officer
(01223) 332897 –

Ian Crighton | Assistant Education Officer
(01223) 761678 –

Joanna Holland | Outreach and Access Officer (job share)
(01223) 764392 –

Marie Kennedy | UCM Children and Young People Widening Participation Officer
(01223) 332898 –

Lucy Sercombe | Sessional Gallery Teacher and Arts Award Coordinator; Education and Bookings Administrator
(01223) 761742 –

Jacqui Strawbridge | Sessional Gallery Teacher; Outreach and Access Officer (job share)
(01223) 764392 –

Nicola Wallis | Sessional Gallery Educator
(01223) 761678 –

Sarah Villis | Education & Bookings Administrator
(01223) 332904 –

Anna Lowe | Education & Bookings Administrator
(01223) 332993 –

Alison Ayres | Education Assistant
(01223) 764396 –

Nathan Huxtable | Education Assistant
(01223) 764396 –

How the other half live

Wed, 23 May 2018

Ever keen to find out what our colleagues are up to in other museums, five members of the UCM education team travelled to Oxford to meet up with staff from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The team at Oxford arranged a packed day where we met not only the education team but also their exhibitions, digital and community... Read full article

Arts Award: exploring Shakespeare with Soham Village College

Tue, 08 May 2018

Year 8 students from Soham Village College visited the Fitzwilliam Museum throughout the Spring Term, creating art and music, and exploring Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet through the collections. From January – March 2018 11 young people from Soham Village College completed their Bronze Arts Award with the Fitzwilliam Museum and the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). The Fitzwilliam Museum has... Read full article

Supporting teens to take over the Fitzwilliam

Wed, 04 Apr 2018

Twelve teenage Museum Ambassadors; three galleries in the Fitzwilliam Museum, 45 teachers and family members. Recipe for disaster right? Wrong! Our Museum Ambassadors from North Cambridge Academy set themselves the aim of creating an event that showed that ‘museums are fun and for everyone’. “Thank you for giving us this opportunity, you are going to be part of my favourite... Read full article

Musical Magic at the Museum

Wed, 07 Mar 2018

At the Fitzwilliam Museum we are passionate about sharing great art with our audiences from their earliest years. Working alongside the Academy of Ancient Music meant that we could introduce great music too! We were approached by the Academy of Ancient Music, who are the orchestra-in-residence at the University of Cambridge, to investigate the possibility of bringing art and music... Read full article

Arts Pioneers: a monthly club for young people with physical and learning disabilities

Thu, 22 Feb 2018

The Arts Pioneers is a monthly Saturday club based at the Fitzwilliam Museum that encourages disabled young people to be inspired by the richly diverse arts and science collections of the eight University of Cambridge Museums and the Botanic Garden. The club is for young people aged 11-15, who are eligible for Short Breaks funding. The University of Cambridge Museums... Read full article