The Artspace team

Siri Taylor qualified in Graphic Design and Film, Goldsmiths College. Worked with community arts projects in Liverpool, Theatre projects at Roundhouse and National Theatre, BBC silent film restorations. Taught film and video BTEC at adult education colleges. Founded Argus Productions 1984 working for commercial clients, still trading. Developed several programme series including: View & Do arts & crafts, Fly Fishing, Moving Postcards, Chainsaw Safety, Relaxation, Coast & Countryside videos etc. Lived in Norfolk since 1987 and locally involved with Crab & Lobster Festival, COAST Arts and Cromer Walkers are Welcome.

Sheila Robinson is a professional Artist whose work is strongly influenced by the Norfolk coast. She has many years of experience in teaching and curriculum development in Art & Design in the UK and Sweden. Her past work has also involved marketing and tourism developing Arts events and festivals. 

Barry Meadows, retired project manager with considerable experience of managing large multi-disciplinary projects. Skilled in project management, quality management, customer focus, and administration.  Barry is also a trustee of the Friends of North Lodge Park, and a director of the community café in the park.

Ruth Brumby has lived near Cromer for the last thirty-five years and cares very greatly for the heritage and future of the area. Ruth is a practising artist, working mostly in 3D and exhibiting in Norfolk and Suffolk, often basing her work on her relationship with the local environment; she has strong environmental concerns. Ruth is a retired primary school headteacher and from her working life brings experience with strategic planning, budgeting, policy making, networking and liaison with other organisations.

Anna-Lise Horsley studied Fine Art at Liverpool College of Art, Goldsmiths College, and The Royal Academy of Art Copenhagen. She has exhibited in Britain, USA, France, Scandinavia and Hungary. Her works are held in corporate and private collections worldwide.

Claire Grainger has been a regular visitor to North Norfolk since her grandparents moved here in the 1960s, and finally moved to Cromer just over two years ago.  Claire has over 30 years of experience of working in and managing charities and not-for-profit organisations, and now works in the Voluntary Sector in Norfolk.  Claire is Secretary to the Committee and helps with the general administration of the charity.

Phil Harris has been running his own company since 1986 specialising in electronic maps and charts.  He has been a Cromer Town Councillor since 2004 and chairs the Community and Economic Development committee on the Town Council. Phil chairs Cromer Community Centre, through this he has gained expertise in managing community space, fund raising  and undertaking major building improvements. Phil is keen to support all form of live music a passion he developed whilst booking bands at university.

Bev Broadhead is a visual artist, former primary school teacher, and art facilitator, based in Cromer. Bev has over 30 years’ experience working with children, families, and adults in education and art settings. She is an active member of her community – involved the Campaign for Mental Health Services in North Norfolk, regional organiser with the Norfolk branch of Artists’ Union England (AUE), and a delegate in North Norfolk Trades Union Council. Bev helped form a local group called Darn It! – which shares waste preventing ideas, up-cycling, and mental wellbeing. Bev is also part of the Green Fuse Artist Collective, and exhibits her work regularly.