In line with government guidelines, our venues are now open for events.  Read our Covid-19 Advice to Clients for more information.

Our Team

Our Team

Tom Deller - Corporate Hospitality Manager

Tom has been working at Bath's Historic Venues since 2000 and is responsible for the Venue Hire department. Tom's role includes managing the budget, leading new technologies that will streamline the booking process and business development. However, Tom still likes to keep involved in the sales process so you may well see him on show rounds or answering the phone.

Random Fact: Tom set up and ran a comedy club for 6 years, that is still running to this day!

Louise Nicholson - Client Liaison Manager

Louise has been with Bath's Historic Venues since 2010 and is responsible for making final arrangements for events. Having previously owned her own wedding planning business, Louise loves dealing with the details relating to functions, but is equally happy conducting show rounds and answering clients queries.

Random Fact: Louise is also a qualified Architect!

Gemma Reynolds - Marketing Executive

Gemma has been with the team at Bath's Historic Venues since 2004 and is jointly responsible for the marketing of all our exceptional venues with Lizzie.  Gemma has a special interest in digital marketing and social media and so you will often find her tweeting our latest news and offers. Gemma job shares and is in the office on Thursdays and Fridays.

Random Fact: Gemma once had drinks with Nicolas Cage!

Lizzie Marshall - Marketing Executive

Lizzie has been with the team since 2005 and job shares with Gemma working Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. She especially enjoys the creative design side of marketing alongside strategy and planning.  Lizzie has previously worked at the South Bank Centre in London and has assisted in organising festivals.

Random Fact: Lizzie has a passion for Zumba and making stained glass panels!

Debs Coutts - Sales Executive

Debs is responsible for the sales of our beautiful buildings and is most happy introducing clients to the venues. Having previously worked at the Fashion Museum, she is especially well placed to conduct tours of the Assembly Rooms.

Random Fact: Debs is married to an 'eccentric inventor' so her life is never dull!

Searcys Team


Beth Perry - Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator

Beth loves meeting new people and believes that your personality and attention to detail is what matters the most within events. Beth has worked on numerous events including Glastonbury and other large festivals.  Beth also has significant experience in working on both corporate and private events.

Random Fact: Beth is often found covered in paint at the weekends upcyclying lots of furniture!

Harriet Smith - Sales and Events Co-Ordinator

Harriet is resposible for co-ordinating weddings and private events. She has a passion for event planning, an eye for detail and believes organisation is key. When Harriet was younger, she worked as a waitress, which is where her passion for events started. 

Random Fact: Harriet plans to travel to the Bahamas one day to swim with pigs!

Graham Plumb - General Manager

Graham has been at the Pump Room for nearly 30 years and is responsible for leading Searcys catering team within Bath’s Historic Venues. Having trained as a chef at Westminster College and the Ritz Hotel London, Graham was head chef at the Pump Room for 12 years before becoming General Manager in 1998. Graham believes that by having a team of staff who understand customer requirements, and then aiming to exceed these expectations, is the key to success.

Random Fact : Graham won the Jiff Lemon pancake race in London in 1980 something!