The Highlights team is based in an office in Penrith in Cumbria, sharing space with Bluejam, an innovative community music and arts organisation.

  • Kate Lynch


    Kate joined the Highlights team in 2018, having been a promoter in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria for several years. Kate is passionate about playing her part in bringing the arts to rural communities.

  • Kate Halsall

    Creative Engagement Officer

    Kate splits her time between Cliburn, Cumbria and Newcastle, working with artists, venues and schools on our Creative Engagement programme. Kate is also a professional musician and teacher, performing, promoting and recording all sorts of new music.

  • Heather Askew

    General Manager

    Heather joined Highlights in 2018.  She’s an experienced Project Manager with brilliant organisational skills and an eye for detail. She loves the joy of live performance and sharing that with rural communities.

  • Matt Corns

    Communications Officer

    Matt lives in Dentdale, Cumbria with his young family where he has just become a Highlights promoter, and also runs the Dentdale Music and Beer Festival. His love of photography keeps the Highlights brand looking fresh!