The Yare Gallery is managed by a small team based at Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust
Darren Barker MBE
Darren Barker is the Managing Director of Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust. He has worked in the heritage, culture and conservation sector since 1990. He has an extensive track record of community engagement and developing creative uses for vacant and neglected buildings and spaces.
Darren lectures widely and has established a number of international conservation training programmes.
He visioned and developed The Yare Gallery with a particular emphasis on a free to enter gallery of regional significance for Great Yarmouth.
Darren was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List 2022 for services to Heritage.