Meet our team

We aim to bring new life to the city’s heritage, finding innovative ways to sustain historic places and to inspire, involve and connect people with the city’s history.

Emily Thorpe

Emily Thorpe

Charterhouse Heritage Park General Manager

About

Before joining as Charterhouse Heritage Park General Manager Emily working at the Canal Museum Stoke Bruerne as Visitor Services Manager for Canal and River Trust. She joined as a large scale renovation project was coming to an end and led the reopening of the museum, café and shop post-COVID. During her time there she worked on developing commercial operations, event programming and curating a new interactive gallery experience.
Prior to this Emily worked at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium in a number of roles taking lead on their visitor experience, commercial areas as well as venue hire and events.
Emily has a dog called Pumpkin (a Hungarian Vizsla) who you might meet in-and-around Charterhouse.

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