Georgia Geary

Arts Centre Director

Please contact Georgia for information about the live programme, residency opportunities, fundraising and strategic development.  

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Andrew Lister

General Manager

Please contact Andrew for issues regarding Building Management, Hires and Events, Ticketing, HR/staffing and IT.

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Rebecca Wilde

Finance Manager

Please contact Rebecca for more information about invoice processing, payments and artist settlement figures. She works 9:00-3:30pm every day except Wednesdays.

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Rhys Hopkin

Programme & Marketing Manager

Please contact Rhys with any enquiries regarding the programme of events together with any press and marketing related enquiries.

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Daniel Parry

Technical Manager

Please contact Dan for more information on our venues technical facilities.

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Carla Buckingham

Customer Service Supervisor

Please contact Carla regarding the bar and café or for more information about the box office or ticketing your event at The Mill.

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Ros Templeman

Customer Service Supervisor

Please contact Ros for more information about holding your event at the Mill,  becoming a regular hirer or joining us as a member of staff or volunteer.

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Emma Nooney

Programme Co-ordinator

Please contact Emma for more information about our live programme and learning and participation activities.

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Ben Joels

Programme and Promotions Assistant

Please contact Ben for any general marketing and listings enquiries.

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Gwen Van Spijk (Chair)

Gwen is a Producer, Consultant, Trainer and Mentor with a 25 year career in the dance and live performance sector. She has worked both in the UK and overseas and produced projects in a variety of contexts including Sadler’s Wells, Brighton Beach, and The Ethiopian National Theatre, Addis Ababa.

Keith R Mitchell CBE (Vice-Chairman)

A Chartered Accountant for close to half a century. Worked in financial training and publishing for 24 years until selling his business interests in 1990. Served as an Oxfordshire County Councillor for 24 years from 1989 to 2013 and as Leader of the Council from 2001 to 2012.  Chairman of The Mill since 2013.   Also Chairman of another local charity – Adderbury Library Friends Group.  Appointed CBE in 2007 for services to local government.

Penny Embden

Penny is Artswork’s School Liaison Manager, for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Milton Keynes (BOBMK). 

Penny has worked in partnership with a diverse range of creative organisations, as a freelance art facilitator and Culture 4 Keeps co-ordinator. Penny has experience in planning and leading large-scale creative arts projects for museums, theatres and galleries, such as Orleans House Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, The National Portrait Gallery and Richmond Theatre.

Penny is passionate about the therapeutic benefit of arts and culture and the positive impact it has on children and young people. 

Karen Warren

Karen has been local to the Banbury area for over 30 years, and worked until 2015 in a senior cultural management and development role for Oxfordshire County Council which included being actively involved with the Mill Arts Centre.  Being an avid supporter of drama and live music, she is now enjoying being a Trustee of the Mill.

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