Charlotte Bowen

Enabler - North Yorkshire & Humber


Charlotte Bowen is a director of The Culture House Ltd, a social enterprise based in Grimsby which she founded in 2010, to widen access to arts and culture for those living in areas of least engagement.

Among a wide range of other projects, Charlotte produces Cleethorpes Jazz Festival –hosting the best in UK Jazz alongside emerging and regional talent. She also produces a summer programme in Grimsby, which incorporates Wonderful World – an outdoor arts festival featuring touring street arts and circus – and Picnic in the Park – a series of quality live music events presenting touring cross-genre music to local audiences.

Charlotte is also a director of Birdhouse Projects Ltd, an arts organisation delivering work specifically for family audiences. Charlotte programmes and delivers an annual programme of UK touring children’s theatre, presented in local spaces in North East Lincolnshire and also produces a children’s festival, featuring indoor and outdoor theatre, street arts, music events and creative workshops.

All work contributes to increasing engagement and participation in culture and supports artists to extend their audience reach.