Charlie Davison


Charlie Davison is a Cultural Anthropologist, independent research consultant and amateur Theatre Director based in Colchester, Essex.

Charlie is a Trustee/Director of PEBL Feedback and blogs at “Cost-of-Living” blog. He designs and delivers training and facilitation events in the areas of research design, research funding and community involvement in research (PPI, co-design, equal partnerships). Currently, Charlie is working part-time with Lesley Henderson (Strathclyde University) and George Fern (Brunel University) on their NERC funded project about smart recyclable plastics.

Charlie is a regular participant in cultural events. He performs folk music around Colchester with Frank Jordan and tries hard to improve his guitar playing (including studying Spanish and Classical styles with flamenco maestro Antonio Romero in Utrera, Andalusia - mostly over Zoom, but every few weeks in person! ).

Charlie is a keen panto fan and is currently preparing to direct Dick Whittington (December 2023) at the Headgate Theatre, Colchester, having directed Aladdin (2018) and Jack and the Beanstalk (2021) at the same theatre. He is also a regular at Colchester Arts Centre , where he has worked as a volunteer on documenting audience experience and feedback.

© photos Imogen Hill 2013