Adrian Sinclair is responsible for the overall direction of UNION. He is founder and Co-Director of parent organisation Heads Together Productions, and is currently overseeing Phase 2 of the capital development of Chapel FM Arts Centre. He is an experienced facilitator, and has also trained as a coach and does some of the one-to-one sessions with UNION participants.
Chris Taylor facilitated the 5 weekend workshops of UNION ’19. He is a Director of the Oasis Foundation, and has been involved in radical and social change since the 80s, and spends much of his time running programmes to develop the next generation of change-agents.
Our coaching team for UNION 19 was led by two trained coaches: Sara Domville (on the left) was formerly Creative Producer at Community Arts North West and now at Curious Minds. Vickie Bissett (on the right) is former director of Artlink Hull and now doing a PhD on Socially Engaged Arts at the University of Hull.
Joining the team as coach for the UNION Leeds programme is Anisa Saleh. She has a broad range of experience supporting participation in the arts and in the health and wellbeing sector and works as both a trainer and coach. As with all the UNION coaches she trained with the brilliant RD1st
Ailsa Robinson was a participant on the UNION 19 programme and is now assisting on the UNION Leeds programme alongside her job at the Northern School for Contemporary Dance in Chapeltown, Leeds.