Sandra Dawn


In 2011, I was selected by the BBC and the Big Lottery Fund as a Village Champion for the Village SOS TV series (transmission August 2011, BBC1). The BBC followed the 400k village regeneration project which culminated in a Music Festival named Honeyfest headlined by Laura Marling and Damien Rice to promote The Barge Inn, Honeystreet Wiltshire. In 2012 I also the produced and managed the ‘Peace Mix’ pilot project. A nationwide campaign and talent competition for the Big Lottery Fund to raise the awareness of public funded music spaces across the UK with a prize to support Tinchy Stryder and Maximo Park at the Roundhouse. Currently I am working with the BPI (BRITS) Global Radio and leading charity UK Youth on the Big Music Project to create event content for an ambitious 4 million pound music-led youth outreach empower and inspire young people to increase their social skills and engagement in society. Previous positions have included several years as Head of Daytime and Content Producer for Tony Wilson’s 'In The City Manchester' and 'In The City New York' music conferences, Campaign Producer and Co-ordinator for the PRS for Music 'Dance Music Project' - along with other several other music conventions, award shows, club nights and artist management. I am also one of the MD’s for the music festival OneFest which which in 2012 was headlined by Damon Albarn's 'Dr Dee'.

  • Work
    • Big Music Project
  • Education
    • Staffordshire University