Now retired, Bruce was born in the town. Married to Kate with two daughters, he has a life long love of 60's music, classic cars and Sunderland AFC. Helpers with the event for the first three years Kate and Bruce joined the committee in 2009. They started the Pop-Up 60's Museum in 2011. Now Secretary / Chairman, (with a lot of help from Kate!).
Kate has lived in the area all her life. She has taught in schools at Norton and Pickering. She is now retired but serves on the Governing Body of Pickering Infants School. She loves 60s music and collects sheet music from the era.
Martin lived in Pockley until getting married and then moved to Pickering, where he has remained for the past 30 years. He currently works in Aviation. He is also the Pickering 60s Festival Committee Treasurer.
Trevor has spent most of his working life in the Military and Policing after which he took early retirement and now lives in Norton. Having been born in the late forties, Trevor has a clear recollection of the sixties, which he claims, "may suggest that he didn't experience it to the full, if you know what I mean".
Having retired after a lifetime of teaching and being in business with husband Martin, Penny now finds herself in business again - this time as joint owner of The Sun Inn! She has joined the committee this year as she loves 60s music and feels privileged to be old enough to have experienced the 60s first hand!
Jim Howie is a retired Civil Servant whose teenage years spanned exactly the 60’s and he still has a 60’s car which he drives on special occasions. Despite working in London, Brussels and Rome during his career he has abandoned his native Glasgow to settle in Yorkshire where, as a Scotsman, he has found that he still has a lot to learn.
Garry was born in the sixties and has lived in Pickering all of his life. He runs his own decorating business and was a founder member of the Committee, with his wife, for the first 18 months. He is looking forward to working with the Committee again as there are fresh faces and they all have new ideas to contribute.
Sarah has lived in Pickering for almost nineteen years. She is a primary school teacher and currently works at Pickering Junior School. She loves the fashion and music of the sixties and would love for the festival to grow as big as the annual ‘war weekend’