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Sales and Marketing

Head of Marketing – Siân Kalidoski

Siân is responsible for ensuring Hothorpe Venues is recognised throughout all markets that it serves. Siân manages the marketing team with  responsibilities that include business growth strategy, as well as all on and offline marketing activity.


Head of Sales – Jane Candlish

Jane heads up the sales and planning teams for all types of events across both of our venues.

Jenny Allsopp

Sales Co-ordinator – Jenny Allsopp

Jenny joined Hothorpe Venues in 2013 with several years’ experience in booking and planning events. Jenny is likely to be your first point of contact when enquiring about a meeting or residential week/end and will often be the friendly face greeting you as you arrive for your event. E:

Sales Co-ordinator – Kim Bale

Kim joined our team in 2015 having previously organised events and sourced venues for large pharmaceutical clients. Kim takes initial enquiries for conferences, meetings and functions, putting quotes and proposals together for clients, as well as hosting venue showrounds. Kim is also responsible for invoicing for Hothorpe Venues.




 Conference Planner & Sales Co-ordinator - Leah Goodwin

Having joined the Hothorpe Venues team in 2018, Leah splits her working week between liaising with clients about new event enquiries and subsequently managing the planning and finer detail of their event further down the line.


Conference Planner - Rachel Hayto

Rachel has a wealth of client-side event management experience so she's well-placed at Hothorpe Venues to work with clients to ensure their event is a success. Rachel liaises with customers to iron out all the finer details, from meeting room set-ups to configuration of bedrooms.

Emily McDonald

Operations Manager  - Emily May-McDonald

A senior manager with over 25 years' experience in the hospitality industry, Emily overseas the day-to-day operations including functions, restaurant and bars, housekeeping, HR and training.



Stephanie Wheeler

Wedding Manager – Stephanie Wheeler

Stephanie works with couples from initial show round, to planning, to the wedding day, to ensure each bride and groom enjoys their most perfect day.


Wedding Co-Lisa Jonesordinator – Lisa Jones

From enquiry through to the big day, Lisa is meticulous in ensuring all the little bits - from stationery to the position of the dancefloor -  that make a couple’s day perfect are complete.



Wedding Co-ordinator - Julia Synnott

Julia is an integral part of the wedding team, liaising with couples from their first enquiry, showing the venues and co-ordinating weddings on the day.

Finance and Accounts

Finance Director – Chris FirthChris Firth

Chris’ ultimate responsibility is maintaining the budget and providing accurate financial forecasts for the board.


Accounts Assistant – Andrea Smith

AndrAndrea Smithea is responsible for ensuring invoices are processed and suppliers are paid.





Housekeeping Manager – Jasmin Luechinger

Jasmin ensures - through the management of the housekeeping team - that both venues are clean, tidy and ready for guests,  across Hothorpe Hall and The Woodlands' 78 bedrooms and all communal areas.


Facilities, Grounds and Maintenance

Resources Director – Ross Dunning


Ross oversees the maintenance team and is responsible for project management of improvements and additions to our venues. He is also responsible for Health & Safety as well as the IT infrastructure of Hothorpe Venues. 

Vince Manfredi

Maintenance Manager - Vince Manfredi

Vince works hard to ensure that Hothorpe's historic building is maintained, to keep customers both safe and comfortable during their stay.

ManagNicola Firthing Director – Nicola Firth

Nicola is responsible for the continued growth of Hothorpe Venues, ultimately ensuring high customer standards are maintained and our offering meets the needs of ever-changing markets.



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