Meet the Team

(pictured – the 2016 team celebrate with pizza at the end of a successful festival)

The Team for Festival 2018

Countless people volunteer their time to make the festival happen.
We are always looking for more people to help so please contact us if you want to be involved!
It is a really fun and rewarding experience and a great way to get to know people in the village.

Executive Committee
Chair: Belinda Hector
Vice Chair: Helen Biscoe-Davies
Secretary: Kate Barnard
Treasurer: Belinda Hector
Committee members: Stephen Hector, Jane Roach, Juliet Townsend, Pip Morton, Wendy Jones, Ginette Warwick, Nicky King, Kevin King, Rosie Salmon

Plus lots of volunteers who help over the 4 days and more!

Committee Responsibilities
Thursday Quiz Night Organiser & Compere: Stephen Hector
Friday Cockney Knees Up Organisers: Ginette Warwick & Belinda Hector
Saturday Band Night Organisers: Belinda Hector & Kate Barnard
Saturday Stallholder Invitations: Helen Biscoe-Davies & Juliet Townsend
On-the-day coordinators: Jane Roach & Pip Morton
Sunday Country Flair Organisers:
Nicky King & Pip Morton
Sunday Dog Show Organiser: Stephen Hector
Fete Compere: Stephen Hector
Advertising & PR: Juliet Townsend & Kate Barnard
Website & Program: Juliet Townsend
Facebook: Ginette Warwick & Juliet Townsend
Volunteer Liaison & Coordinator: Wendy Jones
Opening Parade Coordinator: Wendy Jones
Sponsorship Requests: Juliet Townsend & Kate Barnard
Silent Auction Organiser: Rosie Salmon
Raffle Prize Requests: Nicky King & Jane Roach
Volunteer Activity Scheduling: Kate Barnard
Site Signage: Helen Biscoe-Davies & Juliet Townsend
Ticket printing & distribution: Kate Barnard
Ticket sales monitoring:
Belinda Hector
Belinda Hector
Insurance: Kate Barnard
Health and safety, including risk assessments and fire safety liaison: Kate Barnard
Water & Electrics: Kevin King
Parking: Kate Barnard
Colne Engaine Village Shop Liaison: Wendy Jones
Five Bells Liaison: Belinda Hector
Church Liaison: Juliet Townsend
Marquee Liaison: Belinda Hector
Football Club Liaison for parking: Kate Barnard
Residents affected by parking Liasion: Kate Barnard


The Festival takes place every two years at Colne Engaine Recreation Ground, 1 Station Rd, Near Colchester, Essex CO6 2ES