Creative thinking

Photograph by O. Güler

Gregory Nash is a creative director, producer and programmer with more than 35 years’ experience in venues, festivals and cultural organisations in the UK and internationally. 


Until January 2020 he was Creative Director for the British Council at its London HQ and previously Director Arts for its Wider Europe region, based in Istanbul. 

Nash now works with individual creatives, companies, venues and organisations on programme planning, business and team development, international strategy and mentoring. 

Recent projects include work on international strategies for Edinburgh International Festival and Phoenix Dance Theatre; a London Borough of Culture bid for Hammersmith and Fulham; an organisational review for Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod; development for Chris Goode & Co and Theatre Re; and facilitation of trustee and team away days for the Shoreditch and Trowbridge town halls, Akademi and Graeae. 


During August and September 2020 Nash was a facilitator for the people make it work Culture Reset programme.

Nash is a trustee of Eclipse Theatre, chair of the National Dance Network and an associate consultant at people make it work. 

Sharing skills

International networking and partnerships


Multi-arts programming and producing 

Organisational development

People and team development 

Individual coaching and mentoring

Facilitating meetings, workshops and events

Detail from a drawing by Christopher Corr of Mantis Dance Company in rehearsal (1982). L-R: Gurmit Hukam, Swee Ho Lim, Micha Bergese and Gregory Nash

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