The Team


Hebe Reilly

Hebe became the Director of Cartwheel Arts in 2022 and is excited about the future of the organisation.

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Sue Shaw

Sue Shaw

Sue is our finance guru. Since she started in 2014 we have been in a strict financial control sytem. She's also a rock'n'roll fan and the team enjoys her mobile tunes.

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Becky Smyllie

Becky is our Operations & Development Manager since 2023 with a long history at Cartwheel Arts since 2017.

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Vicki Greer

Vicki has joined Cartwheel to manage our Heritage Lottery Funded 'Overspill' project...

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Bailey Leonard

Bailey is one of our Project Assistants. 

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Richard Hirst

Richard is our Admin and Communications Officer. He's a writer and editor who has also worked for community organisations including Levenshulme Old Library and Levenshulme Market.

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Stacey Coughlin

Stacey is our Arts for Wellbeing Programme Co-ordinator

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Molly Stedman

Molly is our Arts for Wellbeing Programme Co-ordinator

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Ruth Flanagan

Ruth is a Programme Coordinator for You Live and Learn and leads on our Crafting Heritage project.

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Steve Beal

Steve is a strong advocate of the arts as a means of giving a voice to the voiceless and as a catalyst for transforming communities.

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The Board


Alyson Malach

Alyson is our Chair and leads on Safeguarding and Diversity. Her supports and guidance are crucial to Cartwheel Arts.

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Laura Broome

Laura is the Wellbeing Adviser at the Co-op, developing innovative and thoughtful programmes of support for colleagues across the business, to support all areas of their physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing, in a truly holistic sense. 

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James Carey

James Carey is EAL & Community Cohesion Lead at St. Mary's CE Primary School in Balderstone. For the past 4 years, he has worked with diverse and isolated families who are new to the country to overcome barriers and connect with the borough; particularly people seeking asylum. 

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Gareth Davies

Gareth is our Treasurer and has been Head of Operations & Finance at Brighter Sound since November 2019.

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Dani Burke

Dani is a lLocal artist and mental health professional who uses art as an aid for supporting the community with their mental health and wellbeing.
She has a passion for making art accessible to all and for bringing communities together through art and culture.
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Victoria Liu

Victoria Liu founded her Executive Coaching and Leadership Training business after spending over 20 years consulting for over 20 companies across multiple industries.

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Lauren Irving

Lauren is the Executive Director and co ceo of Kazzum Arts, a London based trauma informed arts charity supporting children and young people. 

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OL10 1DW


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