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Our team

our curator

Welcome to our new Curator!! Paul Upton is a professional archivist with over twenty-five years’ experience in the heritage sector. Born in Kent, he has spent much of his professional life working with many of the counties’ historic collections held at Canterbury Cathedral Archives and the Kent History and Library Centre.

He has also been Archivist for the Moravian Church and, most recently, was Assistant Archivist at Lambeth Palace Library, where he worked on the historic papers of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Interim Curator

John Harrison joined our team in 2017 to support the exciting development work ahead of us and will be here through into 2018 to deliver the new galleries and to support our permanent Curator.

John has over 30 years experience in the museum sector with work at the Yorkshire Museum in York, the Hunterian Zoology Museum at Glasgow University, a roving Natural Sciences Officer for the Scottish Borders, the Director of the Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House & Gardens in Kent, and - more recently - as a consultant working at various museum in Kent & Medway.  He has also been the Chair of Kent Museums Group since 2004.

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