Trustee vacancies – Lakeland Arts

Be part of the Lake District’s cultural heritage – Lakeland Arts is recruiting for the Board of Trustees

Lakeland Arts is one of the most remarkable arts and heritage organisations in the North and has an exceptional portfolio of attractions in an area of outstanding natural beauty: Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Lakeland Museum in Kendal, and Blackwell and Windermere Jetty Museum in Bowness.

They are seeking new volunteer trustees to help drive their new vision and values forward and, as the organisation steers through the unprecedented challenges of this year, a new and forward-looking approach is more important than ever.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or wanting to take your first steps at Board level, Lakeland Arts want to hear from you.  They are seeking a new chair for the Board of Trustees as well as other new trustees with skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Community engagement
  • Digital & new media
  • Fundraising
  • Education (particularly schools)

They are especially keen to increase the diversity of our board, and welcome applications from both Cumbria-based candidates and those from further afield. Trustees meet four times a year and meetings are held in Cumbria.

For an information pack, or if you have any queries about the role please contact:

Kay Knipe, PA to CEO and Secretary to Board of Trustees:  or leave a message on 01539 888063.

To express your interest in becoming part of our Board of Trustees, please send us a letter outlining your skills and experience and a short bio/CV (max. 2 sides), by email or post by 6 November 2020, to Kay at the email address above or to Kay Knipe, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JT.