Festival Team

Meet the Team

Chair (Trustee) Kate Somerby

Artistic Director Jason Thornton

Sponsorship Cedric Peachey

Friends’ Secretary (Trustee) Madeleine Collie

Front of House David Thompson

Education & Lunchtime Concerts Pamela Marino

Technology Paul Abbott

Production Management  Jennie Stogdon & Katie Roberts

Administration Fran Mills

Box Office Roger Connell, Lesley Fysh & Michael Harry


Artists Liaison Suzanne Stuart-Banks

British Sign Language interpreter Sarah Ankers

Website David Middleton, Paul Abbott, Splitpixel Creative

Design David Middleton

Marketing and Social Media McQueenie Mulholland PR, Kate Somerby

Publicity Distribution Lesley Cawley

Volunteer Co-ordinators David Wright, Linda Wright

Programmes Clare Lister, Carol Pearce

First Aid Stuart at Action for Life

The Festival team includes many wonderful volunteers, who give their time both during the Festival and throughout the year. The Festival couldn’t happen without them! If you would like to join our team, please email: [email protected]

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