The Team | Nenthead Arts & Visitors Centre

The Team

A Community Enterprise

Nenthead Chapel Enterprise Limited is not-for-profit community benefit society which oversees business operations. Headed by a voluntary board, the organisation employs a small staff team to keep the business running day-to-day. A team of active volunteers also support the smooth running of the centre.

Nenthead Chapel Enterprise Limited is not-for-profit community benefit society which oversees business operations. Headed by a voluntary board, the organisation employs a small staff team to keep the business running day-to-day. A team of active volunteers also support the smooth running of the centre.

Board of Directors


Staff team

Steve Dickinson – Centre Manager

Maxine Shepherd – Activities Development Officer
Maxine recently returned to Alston Moor where she grew up. After many years living and working abroad and across the UK, she returned with a passion for helping grass-roots projects thrive and promoting access to education, arts and science. With a variety of professional experience to draw on, she brings an abundance of energy and ideas to ensure the development of NAVC events and activities.

Tom Cullens – Chef

Aidan Brack – Front of House 

Mairi Kerr – Front of House