Lauren Hendry

Lauren is Project Manager for Highland Culture Collective, a project funded by Creative Scotland and involving a consortium of 6 organisations with Fèis Rois as the lead partner. Lauren supports the Highland Culture Collective’s artists and partners, and links the project to our sister Culture Collective projects across Scotland. Lauren is an arts producer based […]

Lorraine Aburrow

Lorraine is delighted to be making her return to Fèis Rois to take up the post of Office and Finance Manager, having left in 2007 to pursue a family business venture and to raise her three children. With the children now in school, she is excited to get back to these roots and to pursue […]

Christian Gamauf

After taking part in the Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail during his music degree at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Christian joined the Fèis Rois team in 2017 to coordinate the Ceilidh Trail behind-the-scenes on a graduate placement. He is now working as Creative Producer for the organisation and is working on performance and showcasing opportunities nationally and internationally. Christian […]

Ruairidh Gollan

Ruairidh Gollan

Ruairidh studied Applied Music with the University of the Highlands. Playing the fiddle and accordion, Ruairidh has grown up with Fèis Rois taking part in the Ceilidh Trail and other projects including KIN & the Community and The Boy & the Bunnet. Alongside attending the music school in Plockton, playing with Gizzen Briggs and promoting […]

Fiona Dalgetty

Fiona is a former Fèis Rois participant who returned home to Ross-shire to take up the post of Chief Executive of Fèis Rois in April 2009. Fiona graduated MA (Hons) Celtic Studies from the University of Edinburgh before going onto build a career in the arts in Scotland. Named in the 2018 BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour Power List, which recognised the top 40 most successful women having an impact […]

Marion Mackay

Marion is responsible for the day-to-day finances of the organisation. After several years working with the local enterprise company as a tourism training advisor, Marion undertook varied self-employed consultancy commissions including working with her local community as Community Economic Development Adviser. Additionally, she assisted small organisations throughout Ross-shire with budget and business planning. Marion has […]

Rachael Duff

Rachael is the Education Manager at Fèis Rois where she manages the organisation’s schools programme. Prior to taking up this post at Fèis Rois in September 2010 she was the Artistic Director of Firefly Arts, a youth arts company based in West Lothian. Rachael started at Firefly Arts as a trainee drama workshop leader, before […]

Teya-Jean Bawden

Teya-Jean Bawden

Teya-Jean graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2012 with an MA in English Literature and returned in 2014 to complete a MSc in Creative Writing. Her career in the arts was nurtured at Eden Court Theatre, where she assisted the Creative department for two years in a role that taught her everything from how […]

Lara McDonald

For almost 30 years Lara has worked within the arts and music industries in a variety of settings and sectors through which she has gained an extensive set of skills and an understanding of the many elements involved in development, planning, administrating and delivering of projects, events, tours, workshops, networks, conferences and festivals. She has […]