Who we are

The Board members at Newcastle Creates are proud to be a group passionate and enthusiastic people who believe culture in Newcastle is part of its lifeblood.

Ben Dickenson

Board Director at Newcastle Creates

Caroline Docking

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Health & Wellbeing

Dr Alistair Ford

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Climate

Dr. Gillie Kleiman

Board Director at Newcastle Creates

Joanna Chapman

Chair of Newcastle Creates

Keith Merrin

Board Director at Newcastle Creates

Liz Blackshaw

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Cultural Democracy

LouJane Alasi

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Opportunity

Martin Wardle

Treasurer at Newcastle Creates

Philippa Brock

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Communications

Professor Donna Chambers

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Toby Bridges

Board Director at Newcastle Creates - Prosperity

Get involved

Anyone can join as a member of the culture compact, especially if you're passionate about raising the profile of cultural opportunities in Newcastle.

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