Alex is a Collections Access Officer at Bolton Library and Museum Service.

He develops school learning programmes and creates a range of public events for a wide variety of audiences.

Alex is the leader of SMILE (Science in Museums in Learning and Engagement) network and helps inspire museum professionals to have a greater connection with science.

As Hope Hub leader for Bolton Museum he strengthens youth engagement and helps to empower a team of young people to create a Festival of Hope.

Alex enjoys travelling to different countries and visiting museums & galleries. He has a passion for art, science and dinosaurs. He is also a scuba diver, fire performer and writer of poetry.

TEDxHorwich 2020 Topic

[The Dynamic Power of Fusing The Arts with Science]

In this talk we will explore how creativity and the Arts have been used to forge a greater interest in science and the world around us.

See examples of how a curiosity in science and the Arts can positively increase people's well-being.

Investigate people's science capital and innovative ways that museums can engage all audiences with science.

Find out about creative cultural projects which have forged dynamic links between science and the Arts.