** Please note the deadline to apply has now passed **

Board of Trustees Application Process 

As a Trustee you will help to guide and shape us, recognising where we are now and helping us be ambitious for the future. ​

Please download the full information pack here 

​As we emerge from the pandemic and rebuild, we have identified the following priorities:​

  • ​Ensuring a return to live production and full operations in a sustainable way​
  • Ensuring that as many communities as possible have a stake in our work, and that our company, board, and the art we create reflects the communities we work with​
  • Ensuring our work remains of exceptional quality and relevance​

You do not require previous experience of sitting on a board to join us as a Trustee at November Club.

In Autumn 2020, November Club appointed theatre director Joe Hufton to lead the organisation as Artistic Director and CEO into the next phase of its life.​ Watch the short film below to find out more:





How to Apply

To apply please send:​

A letter of application or video statement saying why you are interested in joining our Board and what you’d bring to the role.​

A CV, including the names of two people we may approach for professional references​

Please send these by email (Word or PDF format), addressed to Fiona Standfield. Please put Trustee in the subject line and send to [email protected]. If you are sending a video application, please use WeTransfer or include a YouTube link. ​

If you would prefer to apply by post, please send your application to November Club, 54a Newgate Street, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1BE. ​

If you would like to discuss the post in advance of applying or if you have any questions about joining the Board of Trustees please contact Fiona Standfield, Chair, either by email at [email protected] or 01670 457808 or Joe Hufton, Artistic Director, either by email at [email protected] or 01670 457808 (Office). ​

If you would like to apply by another method, please discuss this with Fiona Standfield either by email or landline as above.​

If you require this information in another format, including large print or easy-read, email us at [email protected]

Critical dates​

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Tuesday 6th April 2021​

Interviews: Monday 19th April 2021​

Potential candidates will be invited to a meeting with representatives of the Board of Trustees and Company (location to be confirmed).​

The role of Trustee is an unpaid post. Reasonable expenses will be covered.

2021 Board Meeting Dates 

18th May, 17th August and 16th November. We anticipate Board Meetings continuing remotely due to Covid19. In normal times, meetings are held in Morpeth or Newcastle.

November Club is a revenue client of Arts Council England (National Portfolio Organisation 2018 – 2022) and in receipt of a yearly grant from Northumberland County Council.