Member Directory

OutdoorArtsUK members are individuals and organisations who actively support and participate in the development of Outdoor Arts in their professional work; one way or another we all care about presenting high-quality work that creates a dynamic relationship with a very large and steadily growing audience.

Joanna Hedges

Joanna is a creative arts and events specialist, consultant and lecturer. Joanna’s professional experience has spanned across a number of industry sectors, however her main focus has been in the development and transformation of arts, cultural and community events, projects and organisations. She currently lectures in Events and Entertainment Management at London South Bank University, and is Festival Director of the award winning, cultural community festival SouthWestFest based in South Westminster. Joanna’s previous roles include working as Events Manager for Brighton Fringe England’s largest arts festival, as Event Director and Board Member for Nowhere Festival in Spain and as Executive Producer for Women Centre Stage Theatre Festival. Her freelance work has also included consulting, producing, development and fundraising for clients including Sphinx Theatre, Invisible Circus, Artspace Lifespace, Fit Up Circus, Anthropos Festival, Bunny, Hive Opera and New Writing South. Through her consultancy work, Joanna also offers facilitation, training and talks.