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Meet the Team

Gayle Findlay

Festival role
Board Director and Chair

How did you get involved in the festival?
I was working in the volunteer centre and Caroline (Maclennan) came in to talk about volunteers. We got talking about festivals and, before I knew it, I was leading the stewards team and it has gone from there!

What makes HebCelt special?
I love being involved in making festivals happen. I’ve been working at festivals for the last 15 years or so in various capacities, but HebCelt is is like a family - the people we work with during the festival and all year round are incredible, it's a privilege to be part of the team. Also it is about being involved in something that is relevant to the community I live in - contributing to something that makes the islands vibrant as well as an fantastic range of music!

Best festival memory?
Really hard to say. I think for me it has been building a team of reliable volunteers who work hard to make the festival happen. Or getting to stand next to Jeremy from the Levellers in An Lanntair!

Favourite festival gig?
The Levellers