Arts Derbyshire


Book Festival seeks new Chair and new Treasurer

Derby Book Festival has been successfully led by a strong team of committed, enthusiastic Trustees since its inception in 2015.  Under the inspirational leadership of both Liz Fothergill CBE as Chair of the Festival and Lisa Richards as Treasurer, the Festival is now established as one of the leading arts Festivals in the East Midlands and one of the few literary festivals.  In 2024 it will hold three festivals across the year as well as further develop its successful community programmes.

Both Liz and Lisa have now served three terms of three years each and feel it is time to hand over the reins.

You can find more information about the Festival online.

To see the details for these two volunteer roles with Derby Book Festival, click on the link below:

Details for Chair and Treasurer roles

How to apply


Please send an Expression of Interest explaining why either of these voluntary roles interest you, what you feel you could offer Derby Book Festival as either Chair or Treasurer, and a copy of your CV to:

DBF Board Trustee and Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Keith McLay,

Deadline for applications is 5 pm on 30 October 2023.

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact Professor Keith McLay at

We look forward to seeing you at our Autumn Edition: 17 – 19 November

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