Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.
Edward Cheese is an Accredited Conservator specialising in the care and repair of western manuscripts and printed books. He has an MA in English Literary Studies form the University of Durham, a Postgraduate Diploma in Book Conservation from West Dean College, West Sussex, and is a Queen Elizabeth Craft Scholar.
He worked at the Cambridge Colleges’ Conservation Consortium from 2006 until 2014 and led the unit as Conservation Manager for the last three of these years.
In 2015 he took up the post of Conservator of Manuscripts and Printed Books (Assistant Keeper) at the Fitzwilliam Museum.