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We are offering a 12 month internship in collaboration with ICON. The placement offers an opportunity to work on a wide range of historic objects made wholly or partly of leather and its related materials.  You will be involved in all aspects of conservation, including practical treatments, condition assessments and conservation proposals.  As part of a small team you will be expected to carry out a wide range of duties and will be fully involved in the work of the Centre. Closing date for applications: 8th October 2017, midnight For

ToniaThe Leather Conservation Centre has been selected to host an ICON-HLF intem. The internship is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund Training Bursaries Programme and is organised by ICON (UK Institute of Conservation). Tonya Outtram has joined the Centre on a 12 months funded internship. Tonya graduated from the MA Conservation programme at Lincoln University earlier this year. Tonya will work alongside the conservators at the Centre learning practical, scientific, technical and academic aspects of leather conservation.

Aline Angus has decided not to return to work following her maternity leave but has decided to be a full time Mum to her two young children. Yvette Fletcher, who as Acting Head has now been appointed Head of Conservation.

Our new Graduate Intern, Andrea Fingland, will be working with us for the next three months. She recently completed the MA at Lincoln in Conservation of Historic Objects.