Andy Luker

Event Supervisor / Caretaker

Has been with the hall for over thirteen years now and has aided in the transition from council run to the Trust. He has an intimate knowledge of the hall and many of our regular events.

Events Team

Event Team

Our team of staff that will be on hand during the set up and running of your event. Drawn from all over Canterbury they are looking forward to working with you.

Board of Directors

Lydia Jackson


Born and raised in Canterbury, attended both a local Grammar School and the University of Kent.  She has worked in local government policy and strategy for seven years.  She has a real belief in the power of communities and the importance of shared community space.

Imogen Morizet


Returned to her British roots when she settled in Canterbury in 2009.  Mother of four, journalist, volunteer in non-profit organisations in the USA, and decades of moving between countries and continents, have taught her the importance of inclusion and community, action and well-calibrated words.

Trustee Position Vacant


Jane Brooke


Moved to Canterbury from London in 2005 with her partner and two children. A professional fundraiser who has worked in the charity sector for over 25 years, she continues to be thrilled when a funder says “yes”.

James Flanagan


James grew up in Canterbury and now lives with his family in nearby Whitstable. He is a former councillor on Canterbury City Council, having served Westgate Ward between 2007 and 2015. James joined the Westgate Community Trust as a board member in November 2016.

Kate Simmonds


Kate Simmonds is a resident in Canterbury has expertise in catering, marketing and promotions, and was delighted to join as a Director of Westgate Community Trust this year.