Fete Day is a creative production company producing arts, media, cultural and heritage projects across the UK. Led by Ameneh Enayat and Rosemary Richards, Fete Day works with arts producers and heritage professionals to create outstanding and innovative projects and events including festivals, outdoor performances, exhibitions, media projects and community participation. Fete Day is a not for profit organisation often working in partnership with production company Rosa Productions. Rosemary and Ameneh are directors of both companies.
Rosemary is a founding Director of Fete Day – a creative producer, festival director and cultural consultant. She has run large scale arts, media and heritage projects across the UK including celebratory and commemorative events. Current projects include executive producer and creative director for BBC Lincoln 16 Green Fields Beyond. She is also a film-maker with awards for TV documentary and programme making.
Ameneh is a founding Director of Fete Day and a producer of media, events, heritage projects and engagement projects. She has worked as a TV and communities project producer for the BBC and for many other production and community organisations. Ameneh leads many of Fete Day’s projects including production work on Through the Lens in Oxford, the heritage phases of the Lincoln Green Fields Beyond project and production work on Alice's Day and Incredible Journeys for the Story Museum, Oxford.
Head of Development - Emma is our Head of Development - Emma worked for 23 years in BBC TV and her BBC career spanned a variety of editorial and production roles. She developed a fantastically diverse range of factual programme ideas including Trust Me I’m a Doctor, Trust Me I’m a Vet, Brian Cox’s Forces of Nature and science ideas for the One Show. Emma has Series Producer experience of primetime television documentary series. As a former doctor, she brings specialised knowledge to the development of science and medical ideas. She also worked as Head of Development in BBC Arts. Prior to this she produced and directed science documentaries, winning awards and an Emmy Nomination.
Jeremy is a regular collaborator with Fete Day and Rosa Productions. He is Artistic Director of Greenwich and Lewisham Young People's Theatre (GLYPT) and is also co-producer of the Greenwich Children's Festival. Jeremy has worked with us on all four Gravity Fields Festivals and our BBC event collaborations. He specialises in directing and producing outdoor events and working with large scale community engagement
John Offord is a freelance content producer who is an experienced media producer, communities producer and event manager. John worked as a producer for BBC Learning at Media City. John also runs an apprentice training scheme for the BBC in Salford, and is currently working with BBC London and the GLA on reporting and community engagement relating to the Windrush generation.
Laura is an Assistant Producer at Rosa Productions – a Photographer specialising in Traditional and Alternative Processes. After graduating from De Montfort University, she completed an Artist in Residency position and then worked as a Supervisor at The Mill Arts Centre. Current projects and exhibitions include Through the lens Oxfordshire and the First World War (2016), Belongings-Bells, Hankies, Stick (2015) and Back to the Land (2011). Laura has also run professional workshops on different alternative photography processes and techniques for the Ashmolean Museum and Fete Day.
Other Board Members
Stephen is an independent Heritage Advisor who works with a number of museums, universities, charities and other heritage organisations to design exhibitions and make funding applications on their behalf. He is currently working with the History Faculty, University of Oxford and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum. Stephen specialises in military history, particularly the First World War and British Civil Wars. He is a Trustee of the Bucks Military Museum Trust, a Museum Mentor and has worked for Oxfordshire Museum Services.
Tim Sumner: Director, Fete Day
Tim is a Television Director who began his career at the BBC directing national news programmes. He was then appointed Head Of Programme Directors at ITV News. Following a time working for international corporate clients, Tim joined Sky TV as a Director. Working with Rosa Productions & Fete Day he is keen on developing new media broadcast applications.