We’re a tiny team with a wider network of incredible associates and creative collaborators, who bring their specialist energy and skills to our projects and commissions.


Maria Brewster is a curator, producer and arts consultant. She has worked in strategic roles for and with many arts organisations across the North West, including Liverpool Biennial, Bluecoat and FACT; and with individual artists and grassroots organisations, identifying opportunities and realising ambitious projects with social and artistic impact.

Sue Potts has a background in research and development across the arts, community sector and higher education. She has held a number of roles including leading the digital inclusion strategy for the International Centre for Digital Content at LJMU, researcher in Collaborative Arts Practice at Liverpool Screen School and is currently P/T Head of Development at Heart of Glass.


Debbie Chan is an arts producer, project manager and facilitator based in Bolton. Her interests revolve around collaboration, creative processes, social engaged practice and the power of play.  We work with Debbie on consultation and production work whenever we can, most recently on The Cap and Dove, and The Fire Within.

Niamh Riordan is an artist and writer with a particular interest in food as a material and space for arts practice.  A member of Fairland Collective, she works with us as a Creative Producer for Human Libraries.

Laura Yates is a Participation specialist and occasionally a writer. She is Participation Producer for Human Libraries where she focusses on good practice in supporting people, on local history and heritage as a mechanism for engagement. 

Nicki McCubbing is an artist working with sculpture, installation and projects with people. Nicki is interested in familiar objects, play and blurring the boundaries between art and not art. She is currently working with us as Creative Producer on Playing Out.