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The Monks Yard is a family run business – with the farm itself having been in our family for three generations now. It's vision, ethos and branding are owned wholly by the Osborne family.

Andrew Osborne

Andrew Osborne

Director MY LTD

Andrew is the man behind the vision of Monks Yard, a high quality Somerset conference centre and business venue. He was responsible for running the old dairy farm, taking it over from his father. Now spending his time with MY Community projects and conferencing.
Marilyn Osborne

Marilyn Osborne

Director MY LTD

Also involved in the running of the old dairy farm alongside Andrew, today Marilyn ensures our conference delegates and business clients are well looked after.
Rebecca Holling

Rebecca Holling

Director MY LTD

The daughter of Andrew and Marilyn, Becky was heavily involved with the look and feel of the venue, from colour schemes to flooring! She now looks after the accounts and helps ensure the cafe and conferencing runs smoothly day to day.
Dean Holling

Dean Holling

Director MY LTD

Having helped oversee the extensive restoration of The Monks Yard, Dean's engineering and management skills ensure things run smoothly behind the scenes. Now looking after the public face of the business, website and marketing.
Gina White

Gina White

Finance & Bookings Administrator

Gina is our full time finance and bookings administrator, she will usually be your point of contact when emailing or called Monks Yard office.
Sue Mosley

Sue Mosley

Bookings Administrator

One of the newest members of the Monks Yard team, Sue covers for Gina on Wednesday's and when Gina is away.
Lisa Osborne

Lisa Osborne

Conferencing & Community Team/Baby Basics coordinator

Lisa is Andrew & Marilyns daughter. She helps out with conference set up and special events. She is also involved with MY Community and works with Liz to promote community events. Lisa is also our Baby Basics coordinator.
Liz Tozer

Liz Tozer

MY Community Team/Trust Admin

Liz is the Monks Yard Trust administrator, and also works with Lisa on 'MY Community' and 'Baby Basics'.
Carol Read

Carol Read

Cafe Manager

Carol is our cafe manager and ensures the smooth running of the cafe and catering teams. She is very often front of house and is there to help should you have any enquiries.
Ethan Parker

Ethan Parker

Catering team

Ethan heads up the catering team writing menus and ensuring all the food served is delicious.
Nicky O

Nicky O'Nions

Catering Team

Nicky is our relief chef working in our kitchen on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Jenny Barnes

Jenny Barnes

Cafe Team

Jenny is a key member of our cafe team and also helps out with special events.
Jane Marsh

Jane Marsh

Cafe Team

Jane works part time in the Cafe on Monday and Wednesday, she also helps out during busy periods.
Bernie Riley

Bernie Riley

Cafe Team

Bernie is a part time member of the cafe team and also helps out during busy times.
Jacqui Ebdon

Jacqui Ebdon

Cafe Team

You'll recognise Jacqui as being one of the new additions to our cafe team. Her beaming smile can't be missed!
Sandra Partridge

Sandra Partridge

Cafe Team

Sandra is also a new member of the cafe team and also helps out during busy periods.
John Channon

John Channon

Friend of Monks Yard

Friend of Monks Yard
Yvonne Channon

Yvonne Channon

Friend of Monks Yard

Friend of Monks Yard
Poppy 2006-2014

Poppy 2006-2014

CEO *Position Available*

Sadly Poppy has now joined the late, and much missed Tigger in the great cattery in the sky. (Please drive carefully folks). We are now seeking a new CEO who has much to live up to! From overseeing the day to day running of Monks Yard to enjoying a few laps outside MY Eating Place, the new applicant must have a friendly disposition and be very well groomed.

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