The Team

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Beth

Theatre and Performance Programmer

Lives in Bow and enjoys making and going to see theatre, cycling, hanging out with friends and going for long walks along Regent’s Canal.

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Rachel

Admin Assistant

Adoring mother of Trey, local East Londoner who knows Poplar like the back of her hand. The friendliest of faces to welcome you to Poplar Union.

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Jay

Arts Administrator

Actor, theatre maker and regular faller-over. A clown, but not the scary kind. Always on the hunt for the best egg-free cake in London.

Will

Music Programmer

Trumpet player and all round music lover, plays in numerous bands including BYOB (Bring Your Own Brass). Happy go lucky guy with a weakness for all food. Don’t let your lunch out of your sight!

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Fatima

Freelance Videographer & Photographer

Wacky and wonderful, Fatima started at Poplar Union as a volunteer, and now works for us on creative projects. She’s into climbing, vegetarian food, shoes, travelling. O and she’s a bad ass boxer!

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Libby

Marketing Manager

Country bumpkin in London. Music biz background. Dittybug Music founder. Foodie, sleep lover, traveller, aunt. Romcom & goat memes enthusiast.

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Paolo

Art Director

Former librarian and swimming instructor. Co-founder of The Apartment art project. Grumpy at times, he growls but doesn’t bite.

Asim

Centre Manager

Adoring father and husband. Problem solving expert. Loves the local community. A talented photographer and public speaker.

Lianne

Marketing Officer

Irish marketing gal. Lover of art, reading, travel, and music. Loses her oyster card unreasonably often. Spends all her money on falafel.

Agim

Facilities manager and overall superhero

Loving father and husband and overall superhero. Goes out of his way to help others. Looks after and guards Poplar Union and its team.