ignite also have an extended family of volunteers, freelance coordinators and pathfinders and project staff who deliver projects and activities on behalf of the organisation. 

Jan Perridge


Leoni Linton

Jan was originally from a teaching background but has subsequently worked in the youth service, local authority and private sector. The community has been at the heart of all her work using sport and physical activity as a vehicle to help motivate people to become more active and have fun. 

Leoni’s worked in the creative industry for 20 years, with roles ranging from performance, management and coordination of music, theatre and visual arts and craft events and projects, including h.Art Week, Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair and Active Parishes.


ignite's run by Jan Perridge and Leoni Linton. Jan and Leoni have worked together since 2012 and were both founding members of Brightstripe Cultural Health CIC, along with 7 other team members. 


Both women are dedicated to enriching the experiences of people in the community, and have a great deal of experience in the arts, sports and physical activity sector where their passions lie.