Staff and trustees

who we are

Farnham Maltings has a skilled, knowledgeable and committed team with around 50 permanent staff

Our team

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    Gavin Stride

    Director
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    Fiona Baxter

    Deputy Director

Theatre Producing

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    Laura Woodward

    Senior Producer
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    Hannah Slimmon

    International Producer
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    Sophia Victoria

    International Projects Producer
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    Katy Potter

    Producer
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    Katy Snelling

    Buckinghamshire Community Touring Producer
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    Emily Davis

    Producer
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    Mark Makin

    Touring Associate for house
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    Emma Gosden

    house Marketing Manager
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    Meghan Cosgrove

    house administrator

Community Engagement

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    Emma Jones

    Community Producer
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    Erin Beesley

    Community Organiser

Craft Team

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    Jo Connolly

    Craft Coordinator
  • Caroline Pearce wearing a black and white checked top with pink lines.

    Caroline Pearce

    Craft Coordinator
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    Allison Thistlewood

    Events Coordinator, Craft
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    Cristina Harris

    Craft and Community Engagement Assistant

Programming and Marketing

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    Niki Hanmer

    Communications and Marketing Manager
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    Sophie Easterbrook

    Programmer
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    Eve Allin

    Programmer (maternity cover)
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    Sarah George

    Communications & Marketing Officer
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    Rose Sambrook

    Sales & Events Assistant
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    Victoria Shillingford

    Front of House Manager
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    Judith Needham

    Box Office Assistant
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    Alison Molan

    Box Office Assistant
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    Suzie Petcher

    Box Office Assistant
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    Jackie Kirk

    Box Office Assistant
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    Kate Lambert

    Market Manager / Front of House Manager

Venue Operations and Catering

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    Sara Lee

    Operations Manager
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    Caroline Dinning

    Venue Coordinator
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    Ben Rayner

    Technical Manager
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    Paula Barratt

    Bar & Catering Manager
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    Hannah Sotheron

    Venue Administrator
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    Ian Silver

    Catering Supervisor
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    Bianca Burge

    Cleaner
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    Barry Taylor

    Duty Supervisor
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    Chris Thompson

    Senior Duty Officer
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    Ian Garnett

    Duty Officer
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    Samuel Jolliffe

    Duty Officer
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    Nico Argenti

    Duty Officer
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    Joseph Hedges

    Sales & Events Assistant

Finance and HR

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    Pavinder Mehet

    Finance Manager
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    Rachel Bole

    Finance Officer
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    Sharon Swain

    Finance Officer
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    Rosie Bunnage

    HR Manager
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    Paula Cairns

    Executive Assistant

Museum of Farnham

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    Joshua Godfrey

    Museum Curator
  • Head shot of Lana Burgess wearing glasses and smiling

    Lana Burgess

    Assistant Curator
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    Emily Maskell

    Learning and Community Engagement Officer
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    Clare Oliphant

    Learning Facilitator

Our Board


Equal opportunities and Dignity at Work

We are committed to equal opportunities. You can download our policy statements on equal opportunities and dignity at work below. It is the responsibility of every employee, working on or off site, to ensure his or her own conduct conforms to the expected standards and reflects these policy statements. The aim of the policy is to encourage harmony and respect amongst individuals so as to promote good working practices with a view to maximising the performance and the return to Farnham Maltings and the employees.

Whistleblowing Procedure

We encourage a culture of honesty and dedication to the organisation’s visions and values. If a member of staff becomes aware of any criminal offence or other wrongdoing in the workplace, it should be reported immediately. In accordance with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, the Farnham Maltings has instituted a system for reporting information which in your reasonable belief points to a wrongdoing at work.