Katy Allen

Community Engagement Officer(Maternity Cover)
Katy joined the EastSide Arts team in June 2022 and is covering the Community Engagement Officer role while Aimee is on maternity leave. Originally from England, she came to Belfast to study for a year and never left! 
 
Katy’s background is in community heritage and culture, and she has a BA Hons degree in History from Newcastle University and an MA in Public History from Queen’s University Belfast. Before joining the EastSide Partnership, she worked to deliver heritage-led regeneration in North Belfast. 
 
She is committed to ensuring that the arts are engaging and accessible to all in East Belfast and is looking forward to exploring the opportunities of using the arts for positive change. Outside of work she’s a big fan of gigs and charity shops.