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Amanda Jackes


Amanda Jackes is the Managing Director of Woodfordia Inc, producers of the iconic Woodford Folk Festival, innovative festival The Planting and the national regional touring programme Festival of Small Halls.

She is the Co-founder of Woodfordia, a 500 acre cultural parkland dedicated to the arts and humanities which is underpinned by strong environmental responsibility.

Woodfordia Inc is a creative and ambitious organisation whose ideology is uniquely expressed in its 500 year plan. Amanda is passionate about the power of the arts to enrich and transform people both individually and collectively.

She is inspired by the opportunity of large-scale creative gatherings to strengthen our social cohesion and help define our core values through creative expression, by participating in community and being engaged with our environment.