Who's Who at the Ryedale Festival



Dr John Warrack


Vice Presidents

The Abbot of Ampleforth

Sir Thomas Allen

Robin Andrews

Lord Berkeley of Knighton

June Emerson

Richard Farnes

The Revd. Canon John Manchester

Peter O’Malley

The Hon. Sir Richard Storey

Martin Vander Weyer

Peter White

Sir William Worsley Bt.


Artistic Director

Christopher Glynn



Dr Richard Shephard



Martha Byrne Hill, Sir Ron Cooke, Francesca Horsfield, Johnny Minford,

Geoff Potter (Deputy Chairman), The Revd. Tim Robinson, ,

Gerard Simpson, Robert Sword Hon. Treasurer: John Chisholm FCA

Hon Secretary to the Board: Connor McLean


Assistant Treasurer: Angela Fewster

Festival Manager and Assistant to Artistic Director: Naomi Taylor

Membership Secretary: Lorna Vasey

Box Office: Sarah Walker

Technical Manager: Steven Woolmer

Stewards Co-ordinator: Jon Boots

Coffee Concerts: Roma Haigh

Website: Ian Riches

Front of House Manager: Ian Riches

Bar Organiser : -

Artist Catering : Susan Riches

Sponsor Hospitality: -

Artist Accommodation: Julie Simmonds

Health & Safety/Artist Transport: Gerard Simpson

Workshops Co-ordinator: Rachael Cawte

Banner Supervisor: Alastair Stewart

Publications Manager: Roger Hillman


Hon. Auditor: Calvert Smith (UHY Calvert Smith)

Hon. Legal Adviser:   John Lane (Rollits LLP)

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