Hamish is a trustee, who also helps with other adminstrative tasks.
My lifelong musical journey through folk, Irish traditional, bluegrass and old time, began when I bought my first guitar in Londonderry in 1965. After retiring from a career in civil engineering in 2009, I volunteered as Treasurer with BelfastTrad and embarked on a nine-month project building a guitar at Lagan Lutherie School. Meantime, mandolin and ...
I have had a life-long love for all kinds of music, but it was folk music that interested me most. My husband Ken ‘retired’ from teaching in 2001 and we moved to York where we ran a guest house for 10 years. It was during this time that we had the great pleasure of hosting the ...
I recently retired and now my life is busier than ever! I have been playing the hammered dulcimer as an enthusiastic amateur since 1989, and have been a member of Nonsuch since its inception. Early on I developed an interest in all the wonderful versions of the dulcimer world-wide and have attended most of the ...
The role of a charity trustee is to:
- Ensure the charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
- Comply with the charity’s governing document and the law
- Act in the charity’s best interests
- Manage the charity’s resources responsibly
- Act with reasonable care and skill
- Ensure the charity is accountable
The trustees may delegate authority to the committee or other volunteers to carry out aspects of their role, however the trustees remain ultimately responsible for ensuring the charity is run properly.