Autumn Live

Autumn is an events, marketing and consulting agency that brings up-to-date thinking and combines it with time-served, robust delivery experience.

We specialise in 3 key areas:

  • Live event planning and delivery – with an impressive track record of delivering on time and on budget to a delighted client
  • Marketing – building brands and bringing them to life through strategic communications, live events, social engagement and experiential marketing
  • Consultancy – With specialist knowledge and experience in health-related social marketing campaigns, culture change, stakeholder engagement and management, partnership working and reaching harder to engage audiences

We have over 25 years of experience in event delivery, campaign development and knowing how to get the most effective and appropriate communication methods in place.

We have managed events for over 30,000+ different delegates, printed and distributed hundreds of thousands of marketing materials and reached millions of people through social media and email campaigns.  We have hosted global Hollywood and music megastars and contributed to national landmark reports – don’t just take our word for it, check out our client testimonies below!

Autumn can help you to achieve cut-through and engage your audiences with the right tone and message.

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Edward Ferris

“Working with the Autumn Live team enabled us to successfully boost our online marketing and e-commerce activity.  They guided us through the world of podcasting, bringing the best out of our staff and making it easy to produce quality digital content.”

Edward Ferris / Managing Director / Burrells Jewellers

Rachael Bampton-Smith

“Jan is an extremely capable project manager I can always trust her to deliver with attention to detail, on time and on budget.”

Rachael Bampton-Smith / Rachael Bampton-Smith Marketing Consultancy

Mark Rowland

“Autumn Live combine integrity and creativity with a marketing and sales edge that has delivered great results for us.  Simon will help you grow as well as being someone you can trust. That is why we’ve used his services time and again.”

Mark Rowland / Director of Communications / Mental Health Foundation

Tony Lloyd

“Our annual conference was an outstanding success because we used Autumn Live to manage our event.”

Tony Lloyd / Chief Executive / ADHD Foundation

Matt Edmundson

“We’ve worked with Autumn Live over a number of years on events, marketing strategy, social media and more recently podcasts.  They are highly knowledgeable and share our company values.  We love having them as part of our extended team.”

Matt Edmundson / CEO / Jersey Beauty Company

Rita Waters

“I would have no hesitation in recommending Autumn Live to any individual or organisation thinking of staging an event or festival and wanting the stress of planning, designing and delivering it to be handled by a professional.”

Rita Waters / Chief Executive / CH1 Chester BID

Dean Paton

“We have worked with the team at Autumn on a few projects now, and will be 100% working with them again. We know what we are getting every time – a calm head, a proper plan, and someone prepared to take the heat off us whilst we get on with doing the stuff we do best. When you’re running massive events with international attention, you need the right team in your corner, and we’re proud to have Autumn in ours.”

Dean Paton / Managing Director & Founder / Big Heritage

Meet The Team

Relationship is everything. In marketing, in events and certainly in business. That’s why relationship is one of our Autumn values. Meet the team and get to know us.

Jan Carlyle

Jan Carlyle BSc (Hons)

Founder and Director

Jan is an Event Master© who delivers outstanding events and exceeds clients expectations every time. Having organised hundreds of events, hosting tens of thousands of people for household-known clients over the last 19 years, Jan is completely at home whether she is hosting VIP speakers, managing online booking systems or opening gates to a muddy festival field for contractors at 6am. When she is not organising Jan loves to bake, travel and explore (which all invariably involve more organising!).

Simon Howes

Simon Howes DipHE

Lead Consultant and Director

Simon has two key elements running throughout his career, empowering people and communicating effectively. His experiences of delivering ground-breaking campaigns and working with Government departments on national initiatives and policy mean he is a valuable asset to any project and team.  Simon has specialist skills in marketing and health, as well as brand building, and loves to create win-win scenarios to meet objectives.

Jasmine Doughty

Jasmine Doughty

Jas is a safe pair of hands whenever we are running events and has worked on Farm Feast, managing the ‘Good Life’ Marquee and taking care of musicians and entertainers at The Albert Dock.

Chris Carney

Chris Carney

Whenever music and events are involved, Chris is not far from the scene. Co-ordinating artists, guest lists and running events for Ch1 Chester BID it’s always great to have Chris on board.

Grace Goulding

Grace Goulding

Professional movement director, choreographer and dance/theatre performer. Grace has many titles which reflects a broad experience across the arts creating tailor-made work for varying events and projects.

Matt Seamless

Matt Seamless

Festival production bod, DJ and avid tea drinker, Matt is also a designer and all things web—he brings the creative edge to the Autumn Live website.


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Autumn Live works all across the UK from its Winchester office.
10 Parchment Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8AT
Tel: +44(0)7813 978870

SO23 8AT


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