About Us

About Us

We’re a not-for-profit community organisation offering high quality event production services to a large variety of clients

What sets us apart from others is our vision for vocational training in real life production environments, where our members are mentored and overseen by industry professionals to learn new skills ‘on the job’.

Our event crew is made up of young people aged 18-28 and from a diverse mix of backgrounds. For our members, being a part of LYT means gaining valuable life, social and professional skills, underpinned by our core values.

Our Values

Professionalism
Community
Inclusivity
Opportunity
Youth Voice
Learning
Belonging to a team
Getting the job done

For clients, this means we have a unique event offer you won’t find elsewhere

Meet the team

Phil Rose - Artistic Director

Phil has been working in the production, entertainment, performance and artistic industries for over thirty years. He founded LYT Productions 12 years ago and is committed to creating inclusive learning environments where young people can safely learn practical and transferrable skills with the support and mentoring of industry professionals.

He currently teaches as an Event Management tutor in Brighton, having stepped down from his full-time role as Head of Production at Sussex Downs College to pursue his passion for vocational training in real working environments – outside the classroom.

In his many years of experience, he has directed and created a diverse range of organisations and projects, including: Every Sort of People Festival, LewesLight, Starfish Music, PATINA Moving On.

Our Current Crew

Alex Whittington

Alix Mayhew

Asten Tolliday

Bella Welsh

Ben Wright

Beth Jeffries

Dan Burr

Faith Chamberlain

Hannah Mayhew

Hannah Price

Harry Freeman

Iggi Goddard

Jack Hollingsworth

James Gander

Josh Roxburgh

Lauren Briggs

Li Lord

Lucy Crosthwaite

Lucy Williamson

May Wells

Nick Steer

Perry Orr

Tess Swindley-Barnes

Truby Bathurst

Connor Adolph

Many of our crew have A-Level Qualifications in Production Arts or Event Management, and some have chosen to specialise further at degree level, with members currently studying at prestigious organisations including Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Thank you to our supporters

As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re very grateful to a number of organisations that have generously helped to support our work.