Martin Poole – Vicar.

My name is Revd. Martin Poole and I’ve been Vicar of St. Luke’s since June 2010.

Before working as a full-time priest I ran my own media branding and marketing consultancy working with companies such as ITV and Disney as well as many public broadcasters across Europe.

Although I have been a non-stipendiary priest for 23 years this is my first full time parish and it’s been an interesting time for me and my family as we’ve moved across from Hove to the buzz of Seven Dials.

As well as working here full time I also run an alternative arts and spirituality group called Beyond which runs events such as the annual Beach Hut Advent Calendar.

Emily Cartmell – Youth and Children’s Worker.Emily

Emily has joined us as our full time children & youth worker and is in church most days preparing great activities for a range of ages on Sundays and helping with the Oasis parent/toddler group and the Games Night youth club.

She comes to us fresh from Oakhill theological college where she studied for two years, specialising in training for work with children and young people.

You can contact her at


Mark Watson
Jesse Hickle

Lay Readers:
Mike Hudson
Peter Woodhead