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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

We have a great team at Rural Arts, within different departments of the charity:

Please note due to COVID-19, all roles except CEO and Visual Arts Coordinator are currently on furlough leave. You should contact these members of staff should you need anything until further notice. If you email any other staff members, you will not get a response.

Max May – Director and CEO (Mon-Fri)

Angela Holt – Operations Manager (Mon-Fri)

Charlotte Hartley – Café Manager (Tue-Fri)

Jo Gatenby – ON Tour Manager (Mon/Tue/Thu) NOTE: For programming enquiries, please email

Sorcha McCole – Visual Arts Coordinator (Mon-Thu)

Namita Vijayakumar - Marketing Coordinator (Tue-Thu)

Jayne Rawlins – Outreach Coordinator (Mon/Tue)

Emma Irving – Finance Manager (Mon/Wed)

Laura Wheeler, Café and Gallery Apprentice (Mon-Fri)

(Position kindly funded by The Arts Society Hambleton and Hambleton District Council)


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