Types of Consultancy

I consult and advise museums, cultural arts organisations, government entities, individuals, educational institutions and the public sector, on short-term and ongoing basis.


Areas of Expertise: Developing Partnerships, Self-Directed Tours, Interpretation Strategies, Devising Learning Resources, Evaluating Impact, Quality Assurance, Coaching Practitioners, Professional Development Programmes, Strategic Planning to Embed Good Practice, Actor-in-Role, 1st Person Interpretation

Sarah’s work with students, teachers and arts practitioners sets the gold standard for creative practice and active approaches.
— Patrick Spottiswoode, Director Globe Education, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Arts Sector

WHAT ARE YOUR CURRENT CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABILITY                                                     VISITOR PARTICIPATION                                  CAPACITY BUILDING                                           QUALITY ASSURANCE                                     CREATIVE LEARNING                                     ENGAGING FAMILIES                                         CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS                               CONTENT DEVELOPMENT                         DEVELOPING TEAMS                                       COACHING


PAST COLLABORATIONS:                                     GLOBE EDUCATION, SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE THEATRE                                                                           ART JAMEEL INTERNATIONAL                                 BAIT AL ZUBAIR MUSEUM                                         ABU DHABI ART HUB                                                   ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY                          CABINET WAR ROOMS                                   SOUTHWARK COUNCIL                                         BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE


Government Sector

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:                                                     CAPACITY BUILDING                                           QUALITY ASSURANCE                                     CREATIVE LEARNING                                         TRAINING THE TRAINER                                         CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS                               CONTENT DEVELOPMENT                         DEVELOPING TEAMS                               PROGRAMME DESIGN                                     COACHING

CONSULTING ARTS AND CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS                                  The consultation focuses on reviewing and evaluating your current provision, recommending new trends and developing creative approaches to increase your visitor engagement and participation.   

Specialisms: Focus on specific audience groups, support organisational change, design and lead staff training, facilitate focused groups, devise learning projects, develop resources and arts management. 

I provide unbiased, consultancy on a short term and ongoing basis. 


PREVIOUS CONSULTANCY WITH CULTURAL ARTS ORGANISATIONS   I consulted Globe Education, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on a part-time basis for seven years, leading on developing content, quality assuring public and community programmes, devising and delivering workshops and professional development for actors and teachers.

Previously Course Director for the MA Performing Arts in the Classroom and I led international drama courses for participants from the US, New Zealand and Germany. 

I have also worked at Abu Dhabi Festival and Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation as Head of Community and Education (2013-14), and led 1st Person Interpretations (actor-in-role) at the Science Museum, Imperial War Museum, Transport Museum, Millennium Dome and was a member of the actor's company at Museum of Moving Image in London. 

CONSULTING GOVERNMENT ENTITIES                                                          I have consulted a range of government entities in London, UAE, Kazakhstan and the Sultanate of Oman

My work has focused on developing creativity, 21st century skills, Learning Beyond the Classroom and the driving force of the creative arts to raise achievement, build emotional intelligence, increase engagement and improve well-being among staff and students. 

The Creative Partnerships initiative, introduced by Sarah, has inspired our trainers to invigorate their practice and develop captivating learning experiences that are innovative and engaging
— — Dr. Badriya Al Nadabi, Assistant Director, Sultanate of Oman