FOUNDER, CEO AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Recognised for advocacy, quality and ambition, at the heart of Serendipity’s vision is founder, CEO and Artistic Director, Pawlet Brookes MBE.  Pawlet Brookes has a passion and innate talent for discovering, nurturing and promoting artistic talent from across the African and African Caribbean Diaspora.  Her initiatives have resulted in the UK debuts of renowned dance companies, recognition of the previously unshared histories of Black presence in the Midlands, the innovative use of digital technologies as tools for accessibility and creativity, and the production of an internationally acclaimed documentary.

In 2022, Pawlet Brookes was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours in recognition of her contribution to the arts and cultural diversity.  In 2023, she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Northern School of Contemporary Dance.

OUR TEAM

Events Assistant
Events Assistant
Events Assistant
Heritage Manager
Events Assistant
Administration Assistant
Membership Coordinator
Digital Innovation Project Manager
Finance Officer
Executive Assistant

SERENDIPITY BOARD

Serendipity’s board of trustees are the guardians of Serendipity’s mission and purpose, with industry leads in arts and festival management, education and artistic practice. Serendipity’s board reflects and supports the organisation’s key aim of bringing diversity to the forefront in arts with high quality work that reflects the demographics of the UK.

VICE-CHAIR
BOARD MEMBER
BOARD MEMBER
CHAIR
BOARD MEMBER

OUR PATRONS

Patron Emeritus

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