Our Patrons

We have quite a few famous faces here at Kidderminster College! Check out our Patrons below:


Kidderminster College Creative Industries department is delighted to welcome Mark Lockyer, former Kidderminster College student, as their Patron from January 2020.

Mark has worked extensively within the film, TV and theatre industry and is renowned for his connections and appearances with the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Mark is a regular visitor to the college, coaching and mentoring our Acting, Performing Arts and Musical Theatre students!


Bev Bevan, original member of The Move, Electric Light Orchestra and touring drummer for Black Sabbath is our Music Course patron here at #TeamKC.

He’s a living legend and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017

You can catch him on site quite a lot, practicing with our infamous Music Tutor Andy Edwards in their band Quill



Karl Hyde is one of the founding members of British Electronic group Underworld and is one of our MAS Records Patrons!



Karen Harding is one busy lady. Since launching her smash top 10 debut single ‘Say Something’ co-written and produced with Grammy-nominated wunderkind MNEK and now certified PLATINUM (600,000 UK sales) with over 20 million video views and 80 Million Streams on Spotify.

As a song writer, Karen’s songs have been frequently synched both in the UK on TV Shows such as Love Island, Geordie Shore, TOWIE and in the US on shows such as Charmed, The Bold Touch and TV Commercials for TOMY Kikpix and ITVBE. She recently signed a new publishing deal with Universal and currently has songs on hold for Rita Ora, Pussycat Dolls among others.



   Probably our most well-known patron, where to start with Robert Plant CBE?! Local, born and bred and the front man of rock legends Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant is the co-founder and Patron of Kidderminster College’s own record label MAS Records.


If you’d like to become a patron of KC, please email cdraper@kidderminster.ac.uk