We’re a small team of creative people with a mix of interests in wellness, art, design, music, gigs and festivals. Most of the team work part-time and we’re all passionate about continuing to breathe life into our amazing venue.

There’s something special about Left Bank Leeds and we want to share it with as many people as possible.

Liz Ainge, Director

Commercial development, events, operations and programming: music, cinema and hospitality.

Courtney Spencer, Director

Strategic development, marketing, fundraising, volunteering and programming: arts and wellbeing.

Jo Pickles, Marketing Manager

Marketing, communications and branding.

Esme Lunken, Bar & Events Manager

Bar, events and commercial development.

Sarah Walker, Wedding & Events Manager

Weddings, events and private bookings.

Steve Corbridge, Building Manager

Buildings maintenance.

Linda Horsburgh, Volunteer Manager

Volunteer & event development.

Leigh Greenwood, Wellbeing Manager

Wellbeing and worship events.

Lotte Reniers, Intern 

Marketing, events and reminiscence.


With overall responsibility and accountability for our charity, our board of trustees are:

Mike Love

Nicola Hambridge

Anna Hall

Simon Hall

Giselle Shaw