Leigh Hayler

Senior Business Support Officer, BCP Council and Arts by the Sea festival Engagement Officer

Leigh is a Senior Business Support Officer for BCP Council and the Arts by the Sea Festival Engagement Officer. Her role involves overseeing engagement between festival artists and local schools and organisations, running the volunteer programme, partnership working, funding bids and all festival administration. She is an Equality Champion for BCP Council and is keen to see diversity represented in the arts.

Leigh was born in Bournemouth and has always worked for the council previously within finance, regulatory services and housing. She is pleased to be in a role that brings together people through culture and creativity.