Ashford Arts Centre is 82% Volunteer Run.
Every month volunteers deliver 92 of the 113 hours of community education and training available at the arts centre. This does not include the countless hours of back-office support. Ashford Arts Centre is run by the community, for the community.
Gary Marsh, BSc (HONS) Economics
Chair of Trustees
Retired teacher, volunteer tutor and Chair of Trustees for KATFM Community Arts and Education.
Catherine Irmak, BSc Biological Science and Physical Science
Art and Maths Tutor/Trustee
Rhonda Merrick, BA Open
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Musician, writer and filmmaker. Pictured here accompanied by Kristina Rhodes on cello at Ashford Fringe Choir Festival.
Ritchie Swann, BSc (HON) Computer Programming
Co-Founder and Operations Director
Computer Software Engineer, Musician, Music Producer and IT Consultant.