Meet the Team

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Linda Bloomfield


Linda is RivelinCo's Founding Director. She lives in Hillsborough with her partner, dog and two cats. Linda has 12 years' experience delivering arts, culture and community projects with organisations like the National Theatre, the British Library, the Albany, and Future Arts Centres, as well as libraries, schools, and councils across the UK. In 2021 she was granted a Clore Excellerate Fellowship recognising her progression as an exceptional cultural leader under 35.

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Emily Thew

Programme Manager

Emily grew up in Sheffield and has lived here most of her life. She has worked in various exciting roles in the community arts and voluntary sectors, and has lots of varied experience in workshop facilitation, research and evaluation, and project management. Emily has a special interest in accessibility, as well as in the links between creativity and wellbeing. She loves gardens, books, and eating crisps.

We are currently hosting 3 young people on Kickstart placements for six months, to support our programme, learn new skills, and create their own artistic or written commissions which will be showcased as part of our programme in Autumn 2022.

George Allan - Marketing and Events Assistant, and Animator-in-Residence

Ted Steptoe - Marketing, Fundraising and Events Assistant, and Writer-in-Residence

Luke Chadwick - Assistant Facilitator, and Artist-in-Residence

Artists We're Working With

Anna Maria Nabirye

Anna-Maria Nabirye


Ruby Fox


Jess Mabel Jones

Sam Groom

Samantha Groom


Mole & Gecko

Members of the Bare Project Company

The Bare Project