Leicester archaeology graduate wins heritage award
Susie is Heritage and Education Officer at the Sir John Moore Foundation Museum in Appleby Magna which was named Museum of the Year at the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Awards. The ‘Dig and Discover’ scheme which Susie created at the Foundation also won the Award for Work with Children and Young People.
Launched over 20 years ago by Leicestershire County Council and the Leicestershire and Rutland Museums Forum, the awards recognise the work of volunteers to preserve the area’s rich heritage.
The Sir John Moore Foundation is a registered charity which manages the upkeep of the magnificent 17th century building which houses Appleby Magna’s primary school. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the school was established in 1697 by Moore who was Lord Mayor of London.