President, Vice Presidents and Friends

President

Margaret J. Venables

President Emeritus

Bernard Atha, CBE

Festivals Vice-President

Carolyn McCabe, BEM

Adjudicators Vice-President

Professor Rona Laurie

Music Vice-President

Cecilia McDowall

Dance Vice-Presidents

  • Sir Anthony Dowell, CBE
  • Dame Beryl Grey, DBE
  • Brenda Last, OBE

Speech Vice-Presidents

  • Gervase Phinn
  • Fiona Shaw, CBE

Friends of the Federation

Friends have provided financial support for the work of the Federation. If you would like to become a Friend of the Federation please contact Festivals House.

  • Frances Brownlie
  • Fiona Chryssides
  • Rosalind Gibson
  • Kathy Goodspeed
  • Robert David Kelly
  • Douglas Knott, MBE
  • Clara Lane
  • Linda Lear
  • Robert MacDonald
  • Hilary Mansfield-Evans
  • David Patrick
  • Mary Powney
  • Elizabeth Sharp
  • Geoffrey Shaw
  • Howard Taylor
  • Roger Tindley
  • Margaret Venables
  • Eileen Waterston
  • Helen Watkins Snart, MBE
  • Liz Whitehead
  • Alan Whitehurst
  • Beryl Whyatt
  • Blanche Woollin

Corporate Friends of the Federation

Elena Cobb & Fiona McLean-Beuchel

Honorary Friends of the Federation

  • Bernard Atha, CBE
  • Dr Eileen Bentley, MBE
  • Prof Eric Bolton, CBE
  • Patricia Brake
  • Cynthia Carr
  • Prof Anthony Everitt
  • David Fleeshman
  • Polly James
  • June Lancelyn Green, MBE
  • Prof Rona Laurie
  • Dame Monica Mason, DBE
  • Ian McMillan
  • David Needham
  • James Patrick
  • John Rutter, CBE
  • Wayne Sleep, OBE
  • Sir Richard Stilgoe, OBE DL
  • Nicholas Trefusis