Hayley Chester has experience in the arts, in particular in theatre, spanning over 20 years.
From organising national and international tours at the National Theatre, to General Managing Chicago The Musical in the West End, doing Press on numerous high profile productions with the PR legend Peter Thompson and working on long-running BBC TV series My Family for DLT Entertainment.
Hayley Chester Arts Marketing was set-up in 2011 after Hayley left her 10 year career as a Marketing Account Handler at top live entertainment marketing agency, Dewynters, to become a freelance consultant. There she worked with many high profile clients including Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, Bill Kenwright Ltd, Cameron Mackintosh, Disney Theatrical Productions (The Lion King), Nimax Theatres, David Pugh and the Royal Opera House.
As a freelance consultant, Hayley has worked with a diverse range of clients; comedienne Helen Lederer, UK Theatre (as Editor of the membership magazine), National Theatre, immersive theatre company The Spectator’s Guild, Ambassador Theatre Group, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Wizard Presents (Michael Morpurgo’s I Believe in Unicorns) and the National Gallery (Rembrandt – The Late Years and Inventing Impressionism exhibitions) to name but a few.
As a local lass, she is looking forward to introducing puppetry to Tunbridge Wells and is delighted to be marketing consultant on the inaugural Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival.