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William Pryor is a writer, memoirist, poet, performer and entrepreneur. A grandson of Gwen and Jacques Raverat and a great, great grandson of Charles Darwin. William has managed the Raverat Archive since 2005. He published Virginia Woolf and the Raverats in 2003,  telling through their letters the moving story of the complex relationship between Woolf and the Raverats.

Above you can see an edited record of one of the Happenings in which William has improvised; this one in Cambridge. Read William Pryor's full biography here.


Maureen Thomas is a dramatist, story-architect and director. Credits include live music/dance-theatre performances at the Roundhouse, Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Covent Garden and Royal Festival Hall, London; Oxford and Nottingham Playhouses; Wielki Theatre National Opera, Warsaw; Gloria Theatre Helsinki & the Kuopio Dance Festival, Finland as well as a number of broadcasts on Channel 4 TV, Discovery Channel, Anglia TV and the BBC. The feature-film Goodbye 13, which Maureen co-wrote with director Sirin Eide, won the LUCAS Award for Best Film, Frankfurt International Festival and Best Film Award, Antwerp International Film Festival. Read Maureen Thomas's full biography here.

Amy Bartholomew has recently joined Raverat Ltd and Raverarts as Manager of the Archive and of Raverarts events. Amy has a passion for working on live projects and has over ten years expereince working on events and exhibtions.

Charlotte Parsons is a freelance arts consultant. She worked as Manager of the Raverat Archive for over two years. She works with contemporary artists, archives, collectors, organisations and festivals across the UK