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Meet the Team

Chief Executive - Helen Ball

Helen provides a strong and dynamic leadership for The Civic, working to ensure the organisation meets its charitable objectives and delivers against the artist vision for the venue.


The Marketing team lead on all aspects of PR, Communication, Marketing and media for The Civic, encompassing both the development of audiences for the artistic programme and also the promotion of commercial opportunities and community usage of the venue.


The programmer leads on the artistic programme for the Assembly Room performance space, ensuring a high quality, engaging and rich performing arts offer is provided.


The Gallery team devise and schedule a programme of exciting contemporary visual art exhibitions both in the main gallery space, on the panorama and on the stairs.

Finance & Administration

The Finance team are responsible for the smooth financial management and administration of The Civic, to ensure effective control of income and expenditure and administrative business systems.


The technical team are responsible for running all performance events and commercial hires scheduled into The Civic and Mandela Gardens, ensuring the highest standards of technical delivery and customer care for all users and audiences is achieved.


Operations and Front of House manage the day to day running of The Civic, ensuring the highest standard of health & safety, customer care and an efficient box office function is maintained at all times, for all building users and customers.