Nicola has worked in museums and heritage organisations for twenty years producing exhibitions, collecting and caring for artefacts and managing museums and archives. Before becoming a consultant, she was Head of Museums and Heritage in Salford managing the city’s museum and archives, Ordsall Hall and the Working Class Movement Library. Nicola now specialises in planning, delivering and advising on community heritage work for museums, archives, trusts and charities. Nicola has worked with a wide range of people and is keen to promote the value of heritage investigation for all kinds of learning and community development. Previous clients include National Museums Liverpool, BBC Learning, the People’s History Museum, Manchester, the Imperial War Museum, Lincolnshire Museums Service, Inspire and Age Concern. Nicola has an MA in Museum Studies and MSc in Business Management.
Nicola is advising on this project to help document and investigate the past as inspiration for new ideas and creative expression in the local community.
To explore some of the amazing documents and archive material that Nicola has uncovered in the shop, please visit the Archive Album here.
Archivist Nicola Power