Char Binns, Festival DirectorChar Binns is an activist and community organiser with 15 years’ experience working in the third sector. After working primarily in communications roles for charities and public sector organisations, she joined Homotopia as Festival Project Manager in August 2017. Since then she has led the organisation through three successful festivals and was Interim Director from January 2019. Char’s interest in people led her to study sociology and anthropology and she has an MA in the study of Religions from SOAS, University of London. Char is a Director of the community based social business Liverpool Queer Collective, which runs creative events for queer and trans people as an alternative to mainstream gay club culture. She is also a qualified running coach and the Trainer at GoodGym Liverpool.
At Homotopia, Char leads on festival programming and coordination. Contact her for any festival related discussions from venue to sponsors to artist inquiries.