We are grateful to have the generous support from the following funding agencies, grant bodies and sponsors.
Chippenham Borough Lands, an enlightened and active supporter of the Arts in Chippenham have once again confirmed their long standing commitment to, and ongoing financial support for the Folk Festival.
Chippenham Connected of the Chippenham BID (Business Improvement District) has a four-point strategy for improving the profile, appeal and business environment of Chippenham town centre. This strategy has been founded on feedback from businesses in the BID area. This includes promoting and supporting new and existing events held in and around the Town. We are very pleased to be working with the BID to enhance and work alongside traders in the high street and the town of Chippenham.
Chippenham Town Council has supported the Festival with a grant towards the cost of the Neeld & Town Hall Facilities.
The Flying Monk, The old Buttercross Inn is now under new management and name. They are also supporting the festival, so show your support to them too.
Grounded is the latest cafe Bistro to hit Chippenham and in a prime position too. We are please to be associated with the company and look forward to putting some of our festival artists in to entertain the diners in style.
Brignalls are an independent Opticians in New Road Chippenham with a proud reputation for excellent service. Keith and Claire Pearce are happy to support the Folk Festival.
Prezzo in Chippenham, are kindly supporting the festival. You can conveniently locat them just minutes away from the High Street, on New Road (SN15 1ES). Disabled access and toilets, baby changing facilities and Wi-Fi.
The Squeeky Cleaners, domestic and commercial cleaning experts in North and West Wiltshire, are kindly supporting the festival.
Thanks to The Rise Childrens Centre Group Chippenham for the Loan Soft Play area in the Family Castle area of the festival.
The Festival would like to thank Mead Lodge, Corsham for providing quality award winning Bed and Breakfast accommodation for some of the artists performing at this year's Festival.
The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO). The festival has been a member of this organisation which supports folk music and arts activities throughout the country and beyond. It is one of the leading folk arts organisation in the UK.