Fiona Goh

Fiona is the BAFA Director, and a freelance festivals consultant and researcher with a background in festival delivery – at Holmfirth Arts Festival and Harrogate International Festival – and consultancy, working with a range of multi-arts, music and literature festivals across the UK.  She has been involved with BAFA for more than 20 years as a member, board member and consultant, and brings experience of research and consultancy for several other networks, including Europe Jazz Network, Making Music, AOIFE and IAMIC.  Fiona is a passionate advocate for festivals as beautiful and often undervalued tools for creative community development, catalysts for change and ways of imagining alternative futures into being.  BAFA’s first Director, Fiona is based in Yorkshire and when she is not working, she can be found trying to play tennis, enjoying a competitive family game or reading.

To contact Fiona please email

Alice Thompson

Alice is BAFA’s part-time administrator, managing BAFA’s membership, event coordination, and social media. She also works at A.P.T Gallery in South East London and for Magma Poetry Magazine.

To contact Alice for further information about a BAFA membership or other related enquiries please email