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Announcing the October 2018 Short Course Participants

We are excited to announce our latest Clore Short Course Participants, joining us on the course taking place at Craxton Wood, in Chester from 8th – 19th October.

Two short course participants having a discussion over a cup of tea

The October 2018 cohort of Short Course Participants will arrive at Craxton Wood next month for a two-week intensive training. The participants will be provided with the essential knowledge and skills required for cultural leaders today.

The course runs at Craxton Wood, in Chester and participants will take part in sessions on topics including Coaching, Strategic Business Planning, Governance and Difficult Conversations, alongside space for individual learning and talks from leaders in the sector. 

The October Short Course Participants are:

Aki Schilz, Director, The Literary Consultancy

Alison Sharkey, Director, St. Ives School of Painting

Alexandra Whitfield, Head of Learning Programmes, British Library

Alexandra Rowse, Enrichment Producer, Punchdrunk

Amy Concannon, Assistant Curator, British Art 1790-1850,Tate Britain

Anne Langford, Artist Facilitator

Chloe Kembery, Head of Media, British Council

Christie O’Carroll, Associate Director, Reading Rep

David Chan, Senior Registrar, Wellcome

David Owen, Visitor Services Manager, British Museum

Debra Cougill, Head of Widening Participation and Access, Central School of Ballet

Dominique Heyse-Moore, Senior Curator (Textiles and Wallpaper), The Whitworth

Emma Rucastle, Theatre Maker

Helen Lindsay, Freelance Conservation and Collections Care

Ine Van Riet, Development Manager, Bush Theatre

Jo Leahy, Director, Stroud Valleys Artspace

John-Jackson Almond, Director, Assembly Hall Theatre, Turnbridge Wells Borough Council

Jonathan Payn, First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Laura McMillan, Director of Operations and Legacy, Coventry City of Culture

Lily Einhorn, Freelance Theatre Practitioner

Marguerite Nugent, Manager Arts and Culture, City of Wolverhampton

Martin Russell, Head of Creative Learning and Talent, Mercury Theatre

Michael Longhurst, Artistic Director, Donmar Warehouse

Rachel Porter, Event Manager, Southbank Centre

You can follow updates on the course – and the Short Course programme generally – using #CloreSC on Twitter, and read more about the programme on the Courses Pages.

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!

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