Philip Arrowsmith

A background in theatre and a job in the NHS makes Phillip an ideal collaborator.

Ashleigh Beattie

A fine art graduate, Ashleigh and her pastor husband have recently moved from South Africa to Dewsbury.

Sian Dawson

Originally a solicitor, Sian runs Batley's Reunion Café which is a hub of creativity.

Rebecca Foster

Rebecca runs a local drama school on top of being a full-time teacher.

Gayna Goalby

A stalwart with the Dewsbury Collegians, Gaynor is a freelance creative all-rounder.

Harriet Lawson

On a mission to inspire other artists, Harriet is determined to put Dewsbury on the map.

Zainab Loonat

An artist-in-residence with Kirklees Filmmakers, Zainab would like to see more art in her Batley home town.

Duncan Macintyre

With a marketing background, Duncan’s interested in using arts as a social engagement tool.

Andrew Marsden

A solicitor by day, Andrew has lead the local team that brought opera to Batley.

Sonja Martin

Born and brought up in Heckmondwike, Sonja studied the sciences but her heart is in the arts.

Mark Milnes

Mark is a practicing sculptor who set up and runs the Creative Arts Hub in the former Vale Cinema in Mirfield.

Ammaarah Ravat

Now off to university, Ammaarah continues to support Creative Scene's digital arts projects.

Kimberley Thirkill

In what little spare time she has, Kimberley is Chair of Batley Festival amongst other things.

Simon Thirkill

Simon runs a cafe in Heckmondwike and is instrumental in the town’s festivals.