Jane Donaldson grew up in Manchester in the 1980s and 90s, enjoying the gigs and clubs of the city, and has always had a keen interest in music of all types. After moving to live on the south coast, and then working abroad for a number of years in Slovakia and San Francisco, she is now settled back in South Manchester. Jane has worked for many years in heritage and archives including projects at the John Rylands University Library, the National Fairground and Circus Archive and Manchester Histories. She has worked on a number of exhibitions including co-curating the Manchester City Life award winning Belle Vue exhibition. Jane has attended and helped at the many events that MDMArchive from early on, and brings her skills in digitisation and research to volunteering.