Meet The Team

The Team

Sales & Marketing Manager – Dean Kingston

Our Sales and Marketing Manager, Dean Kingston achieved First Class Bachelor Honours in Music Promotion at Solent University before joining Arlington Arts Centre. Dean also managed the AAC programme from 2018 to 2023.


Technical Manager – Darren Gould


Front of House Coordinator – Peter Jex


Sound Engineer – Gareth Binnie

Gareth graduated a level 3 productions Arts BTEC in 2017 at Kingston College having discovered his love for live sound engineering. Gareth is bilingual English and French having lived in France from age 1 to 19. Before going back into education, he had already worked in the entertainment industry as a technical manager for a French night club. Whilst studying he worked for the Acoustic Couch in Bracknell working with numerous artists and bands. When not working for Arlington Arts he also works for bands such as Crazy Diamond, Edgar and the Raven and The Prog rock show. He also is the front of house engineer for festivals such as Marvellous festival (WMC stage), Caversham Rock & Ale festival and Penn Meadow festival.


Box Office & Events Coordinator – Helen Saxton

Helen trained in Theatre Design at Nottingham Trent University and following various roles in theatre and event management has since gone on to run her own business writing and performing murder mystery events.  She is fascinated with true crime and has recently had her first book in the genre published, alongside her first play which she took to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2022.  She’s delighted to join the team here at Arlington Arts to put her event management skills to good use in a creative environment.


Event Staff

We also have a team of dedicated casual workers who you will have seen on the box office or working at the bar at events. If you would like to work for us on the bar or as a Duty Manager at events, you can visit the vacancies page. Alternatively e-mail to find out more information.