A (very) brief history of the band

The Cambridge University Ceilidh Band is a relative newcomer to the folk societies in Cambridge, having only being founded in 1994. Since then the band has grown rapidly both in numbers and reputation.

Committees Past and Present

For contact details for the current committee click here .

2021/22

Thomas Lack President Susanna Power Secretary Erik Rosenberg Treasurer Sheamol Obeda Social Secretary Elizabeth Vogel Logistics Officer Alexander Simpson Equipment Officer Sarah Martin Tour Secretary Alexander Simpson Webmaster  (mailing lists) James Rhodes Webmaster  (website)
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Anna Harper General Member
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Jessica Geneen General Member
Rachel Angus General Member

2020/21

Tom Wyllie President Paul Martin, James Rhodes and Caro Appleby Secretary Erik Rosenberg Treasurer Lauren Willis Social Secretary Daniel Growcott Logistics Officer Alexander Simpson Equipment Officer Sarah Martin Tour Secretary James Rhodes Webmaster
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Charlotte Waygood General Member
Holly Davis General Member Sheamol Obeda General Member

2019/20

Eilidh Rivers President Tom Wyllie Secretary Daniel Growcott Treasurer Songyuan Zhao Social Secretary Katie Barrowman Logistics Officer John Busher Equipment Officer Finn Manders Tour Secretary James Rhodes Webmaster Alexander Simpson General Member Lauren Willis General Member Stella Dixon General Member

2018/19

Isaac Uden President Songyuan Zhao Secretary Robbie Sewell Treasurer Jaap Saers Social Secretary John Busher Logistics Officer Stephanie Martin Equipment Officer Leo Middleton Tour Secretary Tom Wyllie Webmaster Eilidh Rivers General Member

2017/18

Eleanor Ferguson President Isaac Uden Secretary
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Nikhil Handa Treasurer
Alice McDowell Social Secretary Paul Martin Logistics Officer Clare Wood Equipment Officer Stephanie Martin Tour Secretary Carl Turner Webmaster Katie Barrowman General Member
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Martha Radbourne General Member
Sarah Martin General Member

2016/17

David Sohr President Paul Martin Secretary David Barley Treasurer Songyuan Zhao Social Secretary Harriet Meredith Equipment Officer Eleanor Ferguson Tour Secretary Ruth Franklin Webmaster Alice McDowell General Member Lucy Oswald General Member

2015/16

Robin Fairey President Katie Doig Secretary Ruth Franklin Treasurer Songyuan Zhao Social Secretary Tamsin Whitfield Equipment Officer Patrick Wilson Tour Secretary Carl Turner Webmaster Clare Wood General Member David Sohr General Member Jaap Saers General Member

2014/15

Stephanie Oliver President Tamsin Whitfield Secretary Chloe Woods Treasurer Tim Davies Social Secretary Nikki Royle Logistics Officer Paul Martin Equipment Officer Owen Jordan with Yarden Brody Tour Secretary Carl Turner Webmaster  (website) Miffy Mifsud Webmaster  (mailing lists) Jaap Saers General Member Kym Neil General Member Lucy Oswald General Member

2013/14

Owen Jordan President Tim Davies Secretary Sarah Gowen Treasurer Caroline Appleby Social Secretary Paul Martin Equipment Officer Ross Henrywood Equipment Officer Fiona Love Tour Secretary Miffy Mifsud Webmaster Eleanor Fallows General Member Polly Ray General Member Tamsin Whitfield General Member

2012/13

Rachel Cullum President David Arnold Secretary Amelia Penny Treasurer Fiona Love Social Secretary Matt Cooper Equipment Officer Nikki Royle Tour Secretary Tom Furnival Webmaster Bethany Megson General Member Danielle Ainsworth General Member James Macpherson General Member Paul Martin Equipment Helper

2011/12

Tom Furnival President Fliss Davies Secretary Robert May Treasurer Chris Powell Social Secretary Ross Henrywood Equipment Officer Patrick Fraser Tour Secretary Will Bainbridge Webmaster Amelia Penny General Member David Arnold General Member Paul Martin General Member Yarden Brody Musical Director

2010/11

James McNamara President Oli Jones Secretary Laura Hill Treasurer Joe Rogers Social Secretary Ross Henrywood Equipment Officer Paul Martin Tour Secretary Will Bainbridge Webmaster Robert May General Member Rosie Reading General Member Yarden Brody General Member

2009/10

Caoimhe McKearney President Owen Woods Secretary Holly East Treasurer Steve Sterry Social Secretary Robin Fairey and Paul Martin Equipment Officer Florence Privett Tour Secretary Yarden Brody Webmaster Emmy Goodby General Member Lizzie Atkinson General Member

2008/09

Alison Rowley President Julia Graham Secretary Colm Sheppard Treasurer Florence Privett Social Secretary Peter Gyring Equipment Officer Catie Knox Tour Secretary Chris Doris Webmaster Paul Martin General Member

2007/08

Davy Evans President
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Paddy Buckenham Secretary
Alison Nimmo Treasurer Mia Cuthbertson Social Secretary Robin Fairey Equipment Officer Alison Rowley Tour Organiser Paul Martin Webmaster Julia Graham General Member
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Liz Goodall General Member

2006/07

Katy Hayes President Barry Smith Presidential Administrator Rachelle Arulanantham Secretary Stephanie Cole Treasurer Patrick Beldon Social Secretary Jane Heward Equipment Officer Freya Morrissey Tour Organiser Paul Martin Webmaster Davy Evans Musical Director

2005/06

Barry Smith President David Askew Secretary
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Katie Barber Treasurer
Hayley Gullen Social Secretary Jane Heward Equipment Officer
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Candida Caldicott-Bull Tour Organiser
Paul Martin Webmaster

2004/05

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Ellie Cornford President
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Grant Hyslop Secretary
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Katie Barber Treasurer
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Sarah Waldman Social Secretary
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Stuart Fox Equipment Officer
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Sandy Abrahams Tour Organiser
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Robin Fairey Webmaster

Who designed an earlier version of the current website

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Jon Jowett Generally Helpful Person

2003/04

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Peet Hart President

'President Peet'

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Stuart Fox Secretary

'Secretary Stuart'

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Zoe Hayward Treasurer
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Sali Toms Social Secretary

'Social Secretary Sali'

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Grant Hyslop Equipment Officer
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Candida Caldicott-Bull Tour Organiser
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Robin Fairey Webmaster

2002/03

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Chip McClure President

Memorable Quotes:

"That leaves us with 4,no 3. 5! 6!"

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Mike Cripps Secretary
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Ellie Crane Treasurer