Our Team

These three people make up The Brick Box’s core team, which means they work across our multiple projects, but we regularly collaborate with a bunch of brilliant freelancers and associate artists.

Rosie Freeman
Director
Rosie Freeman

Rosie is the Director of The Brick Box and leads on the company’s creative direction, major projects and operational management.

Rosie entered the world of creative events through running political art raves in Nottingham’s clubs and warehouses in the early 2000s. She now has over 15 years of events management experience and loves using her flair for organisation and community building to help people and environments to flourish. Other production work includes Shambala Festival, Standon Calling Festival, London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) and the Shunt Vaults at London Bridge. 

 Before working at The Brick Box, Rosie worked in book publishing. She began at Penguin Books UK, helping to manage a bibliographic systems migration project, before delivering a training and recruitment programme for Dorling Kindersley India in Delhi. This work developed in to Digital Strategy development for Pearson PLC in New York, New Jersey and London.

Before book publishing, Rosie wrote for The Independent. She studied Middle English and political performance at Nottingham University and has travelled widely, reporting on political and social movements in South America and Europe.

Harry Jelley
Producer
Harry Jelley

Harry supports with operational management and oversees the production of all our projects, bringing all the elements together to make sure they run seamlessly.

Harry has over a decade of experience working in events and exhibitions. He has worked with the programming teams at The Royal Shakespeare Company, The John Rylands Library and Matadero Madrid and number of festivals including Wakefield Lit Fest, Wenlock Poetry Festival, and 24/7 Theatre Festival.

In 2019, Harry completed a Masters Degree in Museum Studies. He is interested in bringing together art and heritage to co-create memorable experience that are relevant to audiences. He currently works commissioning artists at the Brontë Parsonage Museum producing events, immersive installations, exhibitions, and large-scale outdoor installations.

Harry has been Poet-in-Residence at Cheetham’s Library and participated in a micro-residency at the Tate Modern, he has also created work for Contact Theatre. Behind the scenes, he has run tech for Not Too Tame’s Under The Influence: 90s Brit Pop at Summerhall, Rachel Fairburn’s Her Majesty at Edinburgh Festival, and the Impossible Lecture tent at Beacon’s Festival.

Kate Wellham
Communications
Kate Wellham

Kate leads on all marketing and communications for the company and for individual projects.

Kate is an NCTJ-qualified news journalist and has written features and reviews for local, regional, national and international titles. From exploring the music scene of post-Eyjafjallajökull Iceland to interviewing Debbie Harry and reporting from the graveyard of MySpace, her editorial work has covered place-based, music and digital culture.

Working in copywriting and digital and marketing, Kate has also produced content for the higher education, business and arts sectors.

Later moving into video production, she has led teams making official video content for major music festivals, as well as making travel and music features for online. 

Alongside working at The Brick Box, Kate is the Immersion Coordinator at Live Cinema UK. This role takes her around the world, developing cultural projects within 360 degree shared virtual reality environments.

Advisory Board and Mentors

Tim Yates, freelance business and financial mentor

Rose Dowling, founder of Leaders Unlocked

Dr Sharleene Bibbings, author & UN Women UK Member

Associate Artists and Creatives

We work with a wide range of freelance artists, builders, dreamers, hopers and (self-defined) no hopers. We also work with people specific to the geographical location of our work. Collaboration is one of our core values so feel free to get in touch and say hello.