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How You Can Help

The Festival is organised and by a team of volunteers drawn from the local community, current and previous competitors and anyone who can spare their time and talents, to make sure the event is a success.

We are a charity and rely entirely on entry fees, ticket sales and donations to fund the Festival. We are very grateful to any individuals or local businesses who are able to support us financially. There are a number of ways you might choose to help.

We have a “Friends of the Festival” scheme, where in return for a donation you can receive a Festival Programme, updates and entry tickets for the classes.

Individuals, families or businesses can also choose to become a Festival Sponsor. This can take the form of having your name entered in the Festival Programme, through to sponsoring a specific prize or class.

We will also be offering space on the website and in the Festival Programme to businesses or organisations who would like to support us by placing an advertisement.

The following pages provide a little more detail about how you can help with this years’ Festival.