Board & Staff Team



Chair – Nigel Walsh

Vice Chair – Ellen Thorpe

Trustee with Responsibility for Finance – Matt Gaunt

Company Secretary – Cathy Baxandall

Dr. Rachel Bower

Dawn Cameron

Maggie Power

Prof. Greg Radick

Kitty Wright




The Festival is run by a small core team year-round who are joined by around 25 freelance staff at festival time.

Acting Festival Director – Erica Morris

Operations Director – Kate Lovery

Programme and Marketing Manager – Alex Corwin

Festival Coordinator – Becky Wholley

Festival and Box Office Assistant – Jessica Redhead

Finance Officer – Jody Kendall




Technical Director – Richard Speight

Deputy Technical Director – David Wallbank

Graphic Design – Richard Honey of dg3

Website Development – Johnathan Kendall of vitamin K

Book Sales – Book sales are handled by our local booksellers, The Grove Bookshop, an independent book shop run by Kevin Ramage, who also owns the award winning Watermill in Aberfeldy.