Lowewood Museum is now under the management of the Lowewood Museum Trust; a new charitable incorporated organisation. In this series of posts, meet the members of the Trust Board, starting with Lee Rayner.
Leone ( Lee) Rayner has lived in the Borough of Broxbourne since 1971 and taught in a local school until 1991. She then worked as a free-lance tutor in films and TV, as well as providing private coaching in English and History for O and A level students.
She has enjoyed a long association with the Arts, most particularly with literature, theatre and music and has been involved in performing and directing in amateur theatre, locally, also creating some original material for performance and running children’s musical theatre workshops.
Since 2000, Lee has been Director of Programming for the Broxbourne Arts Forum (BArts) organising and promoting numerous ‘home-grown’ events and booking professional performances . For five years, from 2000-2005, she was Director of the Broxbourne Midsummer Festival.
Currently, in addition to devising an annual programme for BArts, she designs and produces publicity material for them, also for several other groups, and is creating numerous presentations and courses on Zoom, most recently a ten-week course on Shakespeare.
She has two daughters, six grandchildren, all grown-up, and seven great-grandchildren, ranging in ages from eleven to four.