David Holmes

After ten years as a newspaper and magazine journalist, David moved into corporate communications with global companies such as ICI and GlaxoSmithKline, managing corporate websites, magazines, press relations and brand identity. During this time he travelled extensively and reported from tsunami-stricken areas of Thailand, the squalid orphanages in Romania following...

Carla Allen

Carla Allen

Carla studied Multi Media at Portsmouth Art College including 3D wood, metal, glass and ceramics (her speciality). She worked for Havant Day Services providing adult education creative workshops for people with learning difficulties and also made and sold her own work at galleries and exhibitions.

Adrian Pert

Adrian took early retirement in 2013 from a career in the printing industry which saw him progress from  apprentice compositor to a Works Manager. Changes in the industry over that period were vast so an  attitude to change was important. Adrian has volunteered at Tuppenny for nine years and is...

Kate Scales

Kate has worked in the voluntary and community sector for over 20 years, including 6 years for environmental charities. She has a passion for community action and volunteering, which led her to become involved in advising and supporting Tuppenny Barn ahead of joining as a Trustee in 2019.

Tracie Bangert

I was asked to become a Trustee in Autumn 2020 and happily accepted.  I am a District and Parish Councillor, and have lived in Southbourne for almost twenty-five years, a short walk from Tuppenny Barn, which we have watched blossom and grow over this time.  I have a background in...

Sally Taylor

Sally is the well-known presenter of BBC South’s flagship news programme. South Today. She is patron of Simon Says, a charity that helps children who are bereaved, and chair of the fundraising committee responsible for the Haven, a meeting place at Titchfield, Hampshire, for people with breast cancer. She was...