Sara Turner

THE TEAM

Community Participation Producer

Sara Turner

Sara is our Community Participation Producer for the Queens Park Culture Capital Project. Sara has been able to draw on and combine skills from her previous career as a social worker with her Performing Arts degree in delivering arts projects in the community. She is also a writer, singer and performer.

Director

Elaine Midgley

Elaine is Director of BCA, leading the team of staff, artists and freelancers that enable BCA to manage and deliver a diverse communitybased series of arts projects and activities. Elaine has over ten years of experience in arts development and live event management, working most recently for Cambridge Live as Business Development Director.

 

 

Cultural Education Producer

Kayte Judge

Kayte leads on The Culture Challenge supporting schools to work with the creative and cultural sector. With an MSc in Managing Business Creativity and Innovation she cut her teeth in the arts through her community work as a social entrepreneur, running RSA funded grass roots arts projects in empty shops in Bedford.

Cultural Education Coordinator

Ailene Gray

Ailene has a BA in Illustration from Falmouth University and has done storyboard work for mature students and directors, often selling a painting or two on the side. She is keen to get young people and students thinking about art, creating and culture as well as supporting creators to further their experience

Marketing & Communications Manager

Liz Holley

Liz heads up all things marketing and communications here at BCA. With over ten years experience working in PR and communications for UK and European clients, Liz has worked across a variety of sectors, including: marketing, broadcast & film, technology, art, and music. Liz is also a singer-songwriter under the pseudonym Betty Frances.

 

 

Office and Facilities Manager

Bex Foskett

Bex is our Office and Facilities Manager. Working previously at the King’s Head Theatre in London as Theatre Manager, Bex has worked for over 10 years with theatres in London and Edinburgh. Bex is also a trained dancer and aspires to work more closely with her local community, and become more involved in the arts in Bedford

Finance Manager

Maria Minett

As the Finance Manager here at BCA, Maria deals with all the invoices and accounts. She’s a Chartered Accountant and has worked both in audit and industry. When not at BCA she’s a full time Mum to two kids.

Our Trustees

Trustee

PAUL MESSAM

Chair

David Morrall

Vice Chair

Richard Sobey

Trustee

Sud Basu

Trustee

Steven Mair

Trustee

Alec East

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