Meet the team!

  • Alex

    Alex

    Alex joined the White Post Team in January 2017 and has proved a wonderful addition. You'll see Alex in the Reptile House, on the Yard Team and even in your school as he heads out on Animal Roadshows. He starts his Masters this year but will still be on the farm between his studies.

  • Anna

    Anna

    If you have ever phoned the Farm, there's a good chance you spoke to Anna. She is always friendly and a key member of the office team. Anna also work on our entrance gate, guides school parties and even narrates our interactive Nativity Play.

  • Anthony

    Anthony

    Anthony is our Marketing Manager and helps out Rebecca with Operations. He enjoys commentating on Sheep Races and often gets carried away with the excitement! Anthony presents our facebook live videos and looks forward to any excuse for fancy dress!

  • Bec

    Bec

    Rebecca is our Operations Director so she is very busy! But when she's not telling George and Anthony to behave themselves, you will often see her out and about, looking after animals as well as the rest of the White Post Team. Her favourite animals here at the Farm are Bah and Humbug the Reindeer.

     

  • Cathy

    Cathy

    Cathy works in many different areas of the farm. She works on the yard, our entrance gate, in the office and even co-ordinates our health and safety! She is very busy but always has time to say hello to our visitors. Cathy is our latest Sheep Racing commentator in the spring and summer but her favourite time of year is Christmas!

  • Craig

    Craig

    Craig is one of our reptile experts. His knowledge and infectious enthusiasm make him very poplular with children and grown ups alike. Craig also guides school groups, heads out on animal roadshows, works on the yard and enjoys Famer Days. You can't miss him as he currently boasts the longest beard on the farm.

  • Dan

    Dan

    "Dan, Dan, he's our man, if he can't do it... one of the other maintenance team will". Dan's theme tune may not be up to much but he certainly is. He's our Maintenance Supervisor and a popular member of the team. He really looks forward to Halloween and Christmas when his artistic flair helps to creates some amazing festive mazes and displays!

  • Darren

    Darren

    Darren is now our longest standing member of the White Post Team. He is one of our small animal carers and helps to look after rabbits, mice, guinea pigs hamsters and more. He's a massive football fan and fills us all in on the weekends scores every week. His favourite animals are the farm dogs!

  • Emma

    Emma

    Emma is the first person you will meet when you arrive at the Farm. She supervises the Entrance Gate and the Gift Shop and loves it when its nice and busy. She always has a smile on her face and loves chatting to you all as you enter the farm. Emma loves to travel and we will miss her when she heads out on another international adventure this autumn.

  • Freya

    Freya

    Freya has now been with us for a few years and does allsorts of cool things around the farm. You might see her in the Tea Rooms, in the Yard Team, guiding a school group or even in the Pet Shop. She is very busy but loves the variety of her job and we love having her around!

  • Gemma

    Gemma

    Gemma has been an integral part of the White Post Team for 20 years. She looks after all our small animals, the Pet Shop and the Pet Hotel. She loves having a natter so when you come to buy your pet treats, make sure you leave time for a chat! Gemma also shines when it comes to fancy dress time so she is looking forward to Princess and Pirate day and Superhero Day!

  • George

    George

    Farmer George is well known with our customers. He compares our special character events, commentates on sheep racing and performs the farm show. But when he's not messing around he is also a student assessor and works with our resident team of students from West Notts College.

  • Jake

    Jake

    Jake is our friendly Yard Team Leader. He's often out about meeting our visitors. In the summer holidays he presents the renowned Summer Show, doing an amazing job with the animals on stage. He is best known for his work at Christmas time when he becomes Jake the Elf - official winner of Elf of the Year 2016.

  • Kat

    Kat

    Kat is the Catering Supervisor so you will meet her when you stop for a much needed tea break. She's really cheerful and often makes us all laugh. She loves animals even though she once got our llamas mixed up with giraffes! Ha! Oh Kat.

  • Liam

    Liam

    You might see Liam feeding all our large animals, at Sheep Races or even as part of our catering team (where he often impresses with his rather snazzy dance moves). His favourite animal is Barbara, the sheep racing superstar! Liam is also studying while he works and a keen fitness enthusiast.

  • Lauren

    Lauren

    Lauren is a key member of our yard team. She is here lots so you have a good chance of seeing her when you visit. Lauren trained our beautiful donkey - Wonkey. She has done a great job and he is now really friendly! Nice one Lauren.

  • Martin

    Martin

    Martin is our resident herpetogolist and also Operations Manager. He looks after all our exciting exotic animals but the snakes are definitely his favourites, especially Willow, our 13 foot Burmese Python. He is always on hand for help and advice or even to help you choose the perfect exotic pet.

  • Michael

    Michael

    Michael looks after our large animals with the Field Team. They have to be fit as a fiddle as they make their way around the paddocks feeding the cows, goats, sheep, pigs and llamas. It's hard work and you have to be strong, but Michael is very proud of his 'guns'. He also looks after the students from West Notts.

  • Nigel

    Nigel

    Nigel is one of our most experienced and most loved school guides. He takes groups around the farm teaching them all about ther animals and often gets requested year after year by local schools. You'll also see him in the Snack Shack on the Outdoor Play Area serving ice creams and drinks to worn out families!

  • Neil

    Neil

    Neil is new to the team and already a recognisable face around the farm. But you could see him anywhere as he regularly ventures out on Animal Roadshows around the Midlands. He makes customers (and staff) laugh all day and he has officially the coolest hair on the White Post Team.

  • Ryan

    Ryan

    As you can tell from his picture, Ryan is a rather cheeky chap, but a real softie to all of us that know him! He looks after the big animals with our field team and his favourite time of day is Sheep Racing time! He always has a bet with Anthony and currently owes him two magnums and a strawberry slushie.

  • Sarah

    Sarah

    Sarah heads up the Yard Team and looks after the animals. As well as organising everyones jobs throughout the day, you might see her milking the goats, bottle feeding the babies or exercising the reindeer. Sarah also co-ordinates our popular incubation packages for local schools where pupils can see chicks hatch in their own classroom!

  • Sharna

    Sharna

    Sharna is one of our animal carers who you will often see running our Pet Shop and Pet Hotel. She also works with our resident students from Vision West Notts, helping them with their animal care studies. Sharna's favourite animals are the rats and she now has her own collection at home. She loves them and treats them like kings and queens!

  • Saturday Yardies!

    Saturday Yardies!

    Our Yardies are what make our farm special. A fun, smiley hard working bunch that are always available to chat and help. You'll see our Yardies at baby animal holding, meet-a-reptile, the disco, baby goat bottle feeding, generally - all over the place! In this pic we have Josh, Lucy, Mia, Jade, Rebecca, Adam, Freya and Mick. A handsome bunch!

  • Sunday Yardies!

    Sunday Yardies!

    Here we have Josh (again!), Sam, Joe, Ollie, Mia. Rebecca S, Steph, Lucy and Emma. We have lots of Yardies and their jobs are extemely varied! They could be cleaning out and feeding the animals or even dressed up as ghosts and zombies at halloween. make sure you say hello to them on your next visit.