We are delighted to announce the appointment of Penelope Homer who has been employed on a freelance basis to support the network with her excellent marketing and administration skills. Penelope has gained a great deal of arts education and management experience working for organisations such as the Association of British Choral Directors, Akademi and Benslow Music Trust. In addition to her work for Arts Network Sutton, she is the Musical Director of the Winchmore Singers, an upper-voice choir in north London, as well as Apprentice Musical Director at Enfield Choral Society. She sings at St Dominic’s Priory in London and teaches at City Lit and Streatham and Clapham Prep School, as well as privately.
At the recent AGM, Brendan Murphy was elected as our new co Vice-Chair. Brendan has been on the committee for a year now. When not volunteering for ANS he is Head of Art at Sutton College where he works hard to promote the arts within the college and the wider community. Also elected at the AGM was new committee member, Tom Franck. Tom is an actor and producer known in the Borough for his excellent children’s shows and pantomimes.
Arts Network Sutton aims to promote, champion, nurture and act as a voice for the diverse range of arts in the London Borough of Sutton. As a registered charity, ANS also seeks to advance the engagement of local residents in culture, most specifically the arts, and aims to increase arts activities within the community. This is achieved through encouraging and facilitating the development and enhancement of the local arts community, through developing and delivering arts-led cultural activities, and through local partnership working.