Our shared vision: Wakefield’s creative people, places and businesses bring forward an outstanding quality of life for everyone in our district.

Can you bring skills and experience in Culture, Heritage, Creative & Digital Industries? Are you passionate about Wakefield?

We’re looking for: Trainee Board Members; Board Members; Senior Board Members

We believe that creativity is everywhere and for everyone and we would particularly like to hear from underrepresented groups.

Board membership is an unpaid, voluntary role offering many benefits including personal, professional development training and paid expenses. 

A Practical Guide to Board Membership: would you like to learn more about what Boards do and how they make a difference? Check out these useful resources: 

A Good Practice Guide
A Practical Guide to Board Membership

To find out more including how to apply to the Creative Wakefield Board please read:

Role Description 
Terms of Reference 
Creative Wakefield Framework 

The deadline for applications has now closed.

If you have any questions, need any more information or require any support please contact us


The Creative Wakefield Steering Group was formed in August 2020 to appoint a wider reaching Board that will lead Creative Wakefield and implement its vision.

The Steering Group members are (click for more details):

Andrew Balchin
Gill Galdins
Helen Featherstone
Jenny Layfield
Julie Russell
Kevin Trickett MBE
Mark Finch