New Team Members Announced

Following the Board of Trustees recent appointment of Dodie Finamore as Festival Director, we have two new members of the SouthWestFest team to share with you!







Edward Quigley is a self-taught artist and photographer/ working from his studio in north London. He brings a combination of experience and energy to his new role of Festival Producer.

He is also the founder of Citizens Art Market which is a visual arts social enterprise supporting artist development and engagement, and active in Pimlico, as well as across London.

Edward has 30 years experience in community development, event management and project management. He also worked in Westminster for the Paddington Development Trust.

Edward says: “I’m delighted and excited to join Dodie, the board and volunteers at SouthWestFest as we bring together plans for our 2022 festival. It’s great that the team have managed to programme activity during such difficult and uncertain times. I’m hoping that this year we can work to bring something really special to the community in South Westminster”

Lucy Donald is a marketer and producer based in London with a passion for theatre, live events and festivals. She has worked on a variety of large outdoor arts projects, including: Little Amal at COP26 (Good Chance) and Petrol Headz on Tour (Barbican Theatre). She has a range of experience in marketing – from national tours to brand new fringe work.

Lucy says: “I am excited to join the festival team. I’m looking forward to collaborating with our community to make the festival as fresh and fun as possible!”

Lucy will be running our social media channels and running our mailing list. Keep your eyes peeled for updates over the coming weeks and months!