Who we are
2021, copyright Marley Starskey Butler

Christy Fagade, Culture Coordinator for Social Care

Previous to her role with New Town Culture, Christy has worked with Citizens Advice, and in schools, youth work and pre-school settings in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Christy is a law graduate with a Master's in Law and Legal Practice (Child and Family Law). She served as a Cultural Education Parent School Governor in Barking and Dagenham.

Sioned Pennant, New Town Culture Assistant Curator

Sioned has been part of New Town Culture since Spring 2020. Previously she was Assistant Curator for the Early Years and Families programme at Tate London and has worked on education and community programmes at the Royal Academy, Gasworks gallery, Refugee Youth, Counterpoint Art, Southbank Centre and Mostyn.

Marijke Steedman, New Town Culture Curator

Marijke founded New Town Culture in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in 2018. Previously she was a curator for Create London, Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Britain. She edited the book Gallery as Community; Art, Education and Politics.