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Announcing the 6th Clore Emerging Leaders

We are excited to announce our latest group of Emerging Leaders joining us for our next course, at Eynsham Hall in Oxfordshire this October. 

This item was last updated on
30 September 2015

The Clore Emerging Leaders Course was launched in 2011, and is a five-day residential course aimed at professionals early in their careers, and providing the essential knowledge and skills needed to take the next steps as an emerging cultural leader. 

Since 2011, over 100 emerging leaders have taken place in five Emerging Leaders courses at venues across England. The next course takes place at Eynsham Hall in Oxfordshire this October. We received a record number of applications for the course earlier in the summer, and we are looking forward to welcoming 26 fantastic emerging leaders to the Clore community.

The sixth Clore Emerging Leaders cohort are:

Babita Bahal, Insight Communications Manager, BBC Marketing and Audiences, BBC
Lauren Barton, Production Manager, Kings Place
Rachel Birch-Lawson, Freelance choreographer, performer, education practitioner
Alice Clayton, Development Officer, National Opera Studio
Jade Coles, Events Curator and Programming Manager, Shoreditch House
Kealy Cozens, Creative Project Leader (Data), Sound and Music
Lauren Davies, ONCA Manager, ONCA TRUST
Zoe Dennington, Head of Visitor Experience, American Museum in Britain
Natalie Diddams, Freelance Director, teacher and practitioner
Rebekah Holloway, Acting Head of Marketing, Royal Academy of Arts
Daniel Jackson, Curator of Historic Buildings, Historic Royal Palaces
Sophie Larsmon, Freelance Theatre/Events Director/Producer
Erin Lee, Archivist, National Theatre
Antony Loveland, Senior Librarian, The British Museum
Julie McCalden, Freelance Artist and Creative Worker
Ian Nicholson, Freelance Theatre Director
Ania Obolewicz, Freelance Producer
Jenna Omeltschenko, Programme Producer, Streetwise Opera
Harriet Persey, Contemporary Arts Programme Coordinator, National Trust
Hayley Reay, Learning and Participation Coordinator, The Portsmouth Cultural Trust
Jill Richens, Development Officer, A New Direction
John Slack, Freelance Classical Performance, teaching and arts management
Susannah Stevenson, Campaign Planning & Special Projects Manager, Southbank Centre
Helen Thompson, Freelance devising, delivering and evaluating participatory arts projects
David Ward, Development Manager, Northern Ballet
Beth Wilkey, Curator, Royal College of Physicians

Over the course, the participants will take part in sessions on a variety of subjects and topics, blending practical skills and tools, real-life examples and individual and group learning. Topics include Coaching for Leaders, Governance and Leading Change. 

You can follow updates on the course - and the Emerging Leaders programme generally - using #CloreEL on Twitter, and read more about the programme on our Emerging Leaders pages

The next Emerging Leaders course will take place at Elmers Court, Hampshire, in March 2016. To be kept informed about the course and when applications open, please register your interest

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


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