Sean Curran is a heritage educator and curator, and is currently Community Learning Manager at the National Trust’s Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard. They recently completed their PhD about LGBTQ narratives in historic houses and they lecture on the MA Museums and Galleries in Education at UCL Institute of Education.
They have been part of a number of ground-breaking LGBTQ heritage projects including Speak Out! at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) and Twilight People: Stories of Gender and Faith Beyond the Binary, and curated the first ever LGBT History Month exhibition in a National Trust property.
Sean sits on the steering committees for the annual LMA LGBTQ History and Archives conference, and for LAGNA, the Lesbian and Gay News Media Archive at the Bishopsgate Institute. Sean has spoken at a variety of conferences both nationally and internationally about LGBTQ heritage, community engagement in museums and historic houses, and activist and grassroots curation.