Ben Felstead

I’ve worked for the Nottinghamshire YMCA as Lead Arts Practitioner and Facility Co-ordinator, designing and delivering accredited programs in Music, Film, Radio and Art. My project is Exploring Creative Development within Youth Work & Community Arts . My research and passion is rooted around developing creative attitude and expression within my participants. Here barriers can […]

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Henry Franklin

Hello there! My name is Henry Franklin and I am a Senior Research Engineer at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, a Research and Technology organisation formed by Nottingham, Loughborough and Birmingham Universities in 2010 with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry. The focus of my work is delivering the Construction Innovation Hub, […]

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Sam Preston

Known to friends and colleagues as an energetic “eco warrior”, combating climate change has long been the cause closest to my heart. Perhaps unsurprisingly, I now work in the field of ‘behaviour change’, specifically for Energy Services at Nottingham City Council. My role is about motivating and empowering people to adopt more efficient habits, and […]

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Joe Danks (Mayflower scholar)

Joe Danks is a percussionist, songwriter, singer and composer from Carlton, and is the 2020 Mayflower Scholar. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist and busy performer and educator, Joe will be researching and recording folk music and dance connected with The Mayflower Pilgrims alongside direct descendants in the US. You can contact me at JoeDanks@rooseveltscholarship.org and on Mayflower matters at […]

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