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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, many staff are currently working reduced hours and are working from home. We're grateful for your patience in any potential delay in responding to you. The working days in brackets below are for normal, non-COVID operations.

Max May – Director and CEO (Mon-Fri)

Angela Holt – Operations Manager (Mon-Fri)

Charlotte Hartley – Café Manager (Tue-Fri)

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

Janis Smyth – Finance Manager (Mon/Wed)

Sorcha McCole – Creative Producer (Visual Arts) (Mon-Fri)

Namita Vijayakumar - Marketing Coordinator (Tue-Thu)

Jayne Rawlins – Outreach Coordinator (Mon/Tue/Weds)

Eve Sheridan – Digital Community and Content Coordinator (Mon-Fri)



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