THE CLF FAM

Here are a few of the people that make this place tick.

Please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you.

Mickey Smith

Executive Creative Director

CLF + Bussey Building Co Founder



07941 429 374

msmith@clfartcafe.org

Mickey Smith is the co-founder of the CLF and the brains behind The CLF Art Cafe/Bussey Building. As well as handling the programming of the venue, as Jazzheadchronic he also hosts numerous events including the multi-level behemoth that is The South London Soul Train. 



As a creative arts entrepreneur Mickey also works as a music producer, promoter and writer, and is a trained art director, graphic designer and copywriter (J Walter Thompson Hong Kong, Gold Greenlees Trott London, and others).



As head of the CLF Mickey is responsible for the creative direction of the CLF Group and The CLF Art Cafe.

Saija Kamarainen

Operations Manager/Director 

& Partner



07949 063 584

saija@clfartcafe.org

Saija Kamarainen is head of operations at the CLF Art Cafe/Bussey Building and a director of the CLF. With nearly 20 years experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Saija seriously knows her stuff! She keeps things ticking over, from drinks to staffing, day to day operations to constant whip cracking, and is the general head honcho on site.



Should you need anything in terms of the logistics of an event you've booked in at the venue, Saija's the one.

James Hardie

Arts Programming and Production Manager

020 7732 5275

james@clfartcafe.org

James is responsible for the production and promotion of arts at the venue.  If you are interested in a theatre or arts production, get in touch with James.

Ryan Walker

Events Management and Creative Partnerships
 

020 7732 5275

ryan@clfartcafe.org

Ryan is a CLF Events Manager, responsible for developing Creative Partnerships. Drop him a line with your ideas. 

 

Block A, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST

020 7732 5275 info@clfartcafe.org

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