Clore Leadership Programme
Clore Leadership Programme

Announcing the 46th Clore Short Course cohort

We are excited to announce the cohort for our next Clore Short Course, taking place at Craxton Wood, near Chester, in November 2015. 

This item was last updated on
22 October 2015

The Clore Short Course - a two-week intensive training in the essential knowledge and skills required by cultural leaders today - was launched in 2006. Since then over 1,000 cultural leaders taking part in the 45 courses. With applications currently open for Clore Short Course 47, at Eynsham Hall in Oxfordshire in February 2015, we are delighted to announce the participants for the final Short Course of 2015. We received a record number of applications for the course when applications were open this summer, and are very excited to work with another fantastic group. 

The 46th Clore Short Course cohort are:

Alanna Beeken, Head of Festival, Shakespeare Schools Festival
Chenine Bhathena, Senior Cultural Strategy Officer, Greater London Authority
Annabelle Campbell, Head of Exhibitions and Collections, Crafts Council
Sandra Castell Garcia, Assistant Producer, Producing and Touring Dept, Sadler's Wells
Sabine Doolin, Audience Research and Insight Manager, Tate
Stefan Escreet, Freelance Director and Producer
Jane Findlay, Head of Schools and Young Audiences, The British Museum
Blayne George, Programme Director, Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust
Sally Goldsmith, Director of Development and Communications, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Manda Graham, Acting Assistant Director, Meadow Arts
Hannah Guthrie, National and International Learning and Engagement Manager, IWM (Imperial War Museums)
Miranda Hewitt-Green, Creative Skills Initiative Programme Manager, Artswork
Enda Hughes, Freelance Director
Polly Hunt, Communications and Development Manager, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance
Sarah Kemp, Joint Artistic Director, Théâtre Sans Frontières
Martha King, Arts Programme Producer, Knowle West Media Centre
Mikey Martins, Artistic Director/CEO, Freedom Festival Trust
Corinne Micallef, Artistic Director/CEO, Project Phakama UK
Tom Northey, Freelance Arts Consultant
Chloe Perry, Head of Operations and FOH, Polka Theatre
Hannah Revell, Director of Development, Plymouth College of Art
Katy Snelling, Programme Manager, Oxford Playhouse
Lucy Sollitt, Relationship Manager, Creative Media, Arts Council England
Paul Stacey, Artistic Director, Reading Repertory Theatre

These participants will be joined on the course by a member of the BBC Senior Leadership Programme as part of our ongoing partnership with the BBC

The course will run at the lovely Craxton Wood, near Chester (pictured) from 23rd November-4th December 2015. Participants will take part in sessions on topics including Coaching for Leadership, Governance, Enabling Change and Authentic Leadership, alongside space for coaching and individual learning and talks from leaders in the sector. 

You can follow updates on the course - and the Short Course programme generally - using #CloreSC on Twitter, and read more about the programme on our Short Course pages

The next Short Course will take place at Eynsham Hall, Oxfordshire in February 2016 and applications are currently open. To be kept informed about future courses and our other programmes, please register your interest

And of course if you have any questions, get in touch!


The Clore Leadership Programme, South Building, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
Telephone: 00 44 (0) 20 7420 9430

Privacy Policy

Registered Charity Number 1105210
Company Limited by Guarantee in England and Wales Registered Number 5083008; VAT Number 882463303


Arts Council England     The Clore Duffield Foundation