Peter Davis, the Chairman of the Harwich Festival of the Arts Trust has announced that Diana Burrell is retiring from her position as Artistic Director of the Harwich Festival of the Arts. Diana has been Artistic Director from 2011-2014. He also announced that Roderick Earle would be taking up the post as Artistic Director for the Harwich Festival of the Arts 2015. Roderick Earle has been the President of the Harwich Festival of the Arts for last three years.
The Harwich Festival of the Arts Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Offord to the recently created role of Festival Administrator. Michael has a strong background in events management and administration, having worked as Festival Assistant for the Global Fusion World Music Festival set in Hastings in 2006 and having co-founded the popular ‘Essex Rocks’ that provided exciting opportunities for young local musicians.
Michael Offord Says:
‘I am thrilled to be taking up this exciting role. Over the past few years I have been privileged enough to watch the Harwich Festival of the Arts go from strength to strength, developing an exciting, culturally diverse programme of events whilst providing a much welcome boost to our local economy. Roderick Earle has outlined a fantastic vision for the 2015 festival and I look forward to working with him and the team in helping to turn this vision into reality.’Read More