Artistic Director Appointed

The Tower is pleased to announce the appointment of Jo McLean as Artistic Director of The Tower. 

Jo who lives locally, has worked professionally in the arts for over 20 years, initially as a classical musician and in the last 10 years as a producer and consultant.  

Jo has commissioned a range of work and produced major artistic events including the recent John Muir Festival (2014), The international Launch of the Kelpies (2014), The Burns an’a ‘That Festival (2012 and 2013).  Jo has worked nationally and internationally with a wide range of artists across art forms.


‘I’m really excited by the potential of The Tower and what it has to offer the people of Helensburgh and those from further afield.  I’m looking forward to creating a programme with something that will appeal to everyone and making something very special happen here.’