Meet the BEAF Team

Carol Maund

Carol is the Queen of Boscombe

Nell Leyshon

Nell is a playwright and novelist and has lived in Bournemouth for 28 years. She runs The Outsiders Project, part of BEAF, and is Deputy Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe

Chris Anderton

Chris is Production Manager for BEAF and also tries to keep the BEAF team organised. He even created this webpage.

Laura Mulhern

Laura cooks up BEAF stew

Victoria Pirie

Victoria runs BEAF Festival evaluation. She also runs Pomegranate consultancy and has lived locally for 30 years. Victoria  likes questionnaires 


Lucy Turner

Lucy likes folding paper

Nicola Sadler

Nicola is a recent graduate from Creative Events Management at AUB. Assistant to Laura and planner of all things social

Quianna Maw

Quianna is a Creative Events Management Graduate from AUB. She’s assisting multiple members of the team in what ever tasks they cook up!

Harriet Uren

Harri is a recent Creative Events Management graduate from AUB, and works within the marketing team on all things social media.

Morven Shortt

Morven likes fluff

Jo Billingham

Jo duz theatre

Colin Phillimore

As a freelance creative Colin works across art forms with other local partners. He’s a performance poet, works in site specific theatre and street theatre, delivering ACE and NHLF funded projects

Ninon Leyshon

Ninon is a Parisien

Hanh Hoang

Hanh likes tango