Mary Tennant


Teaching Areas: Music, Performance & Theatre; Art, Design & Media


Specialist Areas of Delivery: Contextual and professional practice/arts business



Mary has been a Lecturer for over 5 years – teaching both FE and HE students in Creative Industries subjects and relating them to their own professional profiles as practitioners. She is part of the validation team for the BA Top-Up in Graphic Design/Illustration and is a Contextual and Dissertation Lecturer. 

She has a Masters in Arts and Cultural management (Sussex University) and ProfCGE (University of Brighton)

Mary was an Arts Manager for over 30 years, working in the Public, private and voluntary sectors, and freelance, in a range of business, marketing, community arts, projects and event/venue management roles.  She is currently Theatre Front of House Co-Ordinator for Northbrook Theatre.


Research and Professional Links

Steering Group for Worthing Artists Open Houses

Undertaking HEA (Fellowship) application (via University of Brighton)


Other Information

Stand-alone research modules for research in context/literature reviews – University of Brighton

Currently developing proposal for EdD/PHD



Twitter: @10byC



Email: m.tennant@nbcol.ac.uk