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Manager - Lucy Armstrong


Lucy is a Music graduate from the University of York. She worked as Resident Graduate Assistant at The Purcell School before starting at BAFA as Membership Administrator in August 2015. She is now BAFA Manager and also works as Archives Assistant at Shakespeare’s Globe. In September she will study an Archives and Records Management Masters at University College London. Lucy has worked on the festival team at the Presteigne Festival and played violin and viola at the Women of the World, International Choral and Minehead festivals. 

Lucy manages the general running of BAFA and is also busily organising BAFA's annual conferences. She can be contacted to discuss specific BAFA related enquiries by emailing lucy@artsfestivals.co.uk.

Administrator - Alice Thompson

Alice is an English Literature BA (University of Brighton) and MA graduate from the University of Nottingham. She worked at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in the Events department for a year prior to working at BAFA, organising and coordinating commercial events. She is now the BAFA Administrator and also works at A.P.T Gallery in South East London as an Office and Gallery Assistant. 

As BAFA Administrator, Alice manages membership enquiries and BAFA’s social media development. To contact Alice for further information about a BAFA membership or other related enquiries please email: bafa@artsfestivals.co.uk