The Maritime Festival is run and organised by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Company under the chairmanship of Aileen Mobbs.
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There is a dedicated Maritime Festival Committee with distinct responsibilities for various aspects of the festival:
Aileen Mobbs, The Imperial Hotel - Chairman
Alan A Carr, GYTABIA CEO - Main Stage Compere, Event & Finance Management
Captain Alec Murray - Ships, boats and port management
Dona Watson - First Mate
Carl Wright - Health and Safety Officer
Kirsty Burn, GYBC Tourism Department - Marketing
Sue & John Griffiths - Entertainment
Ernie & Karen Childs, Great Yarmouth Potteries - Loan of maritime materials and stage decorations, maritime signs, donation bucket decorations and demonstrations
David Helsdon, GYBC Tourism Department - Site Manager & Event Administration Tel. 01493 846343
Nick Pownall - Site Assistant
The Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Company can be contacted via Karen Youngs, GYTABIA Project Manager at:
Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Company Ltd, Maritime House, 25 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EN.
Tel. 01493 846492. www.gyta.com