University at the Festivals

Our Team

Festivals, Cultural and City Events is a hub of activity all year round, with five full-time staff. Find out more about our team.

Janet Archer

Janet Archer
Director of Festival, Cultural and City Events

As the University's first Director of Festival, Cultural and City Events, Janet's role provides leadership across the University to extend its partnerships with the cultural sector, especially the city's festivals, such as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Science Festival. Her work also focuses on creating new opportunities to support the University's research, education and service ambitions with other events throughout the year. 

Lorna Brain

Festivals Manager

Anastasia Bishop

Festivals Coordinator

Gwen Orr

Festivals Coordinator

Robin Sanders

Festivals Coordinator

Kate Lindey

Festivals Coordinator - *On Leave until May 2020*