Irene Archibald

Arts Administrator, Activate Performing Arts

Irene has worked with Activate including on their flagship festival, Inside Out Dorset, since 2011. After studying design Irene began her career in the London fashion industry where she worked for several years before moving to Dorset where she has been involved with the local arts sector for over 18 years in various roles; artist in schools, trustee, coordinator and administrator.

Irene continues to make her own art and is a passionate advocate for strengthening local communities and the benefits of participation in the arts and outdoor pursuits.