The 53rd Annual Festival is now being planned

Thank you to all our supporters, past, present and future – Audiences, Friends and Benefactors, Sponsors, Advertisers, Venue Providers, Volunteers, Technicians, Media Partners and, of course, our Performers, Authors and Speakers.

Our Corporate Sponsors
The key purpose of sponsorship is to support us in our charitable objectives of promoting the arts by enabling us to bring high quality performers to Rye at modest ticket prices and invest in assisting the appreciation and education of the arts.

Ethel Loves Me, The George in Rye, Heringtons Solicitors, Mermaid Inn, Phillips & Stubbs, Puckhaber Decorative Antiques, Rye Fine Wines, Rye News, Rye Art Gallery, Rye Conservation Society, RX Architects, Clive Sawyer Gallery, The Standard Inn, W Tollett Builders, Webbe’s Fish Café and Wilson, Wilson & Hancock.

Our Private Sponsors
We very much welcome the contribution of our private sponsors as a vital element of our funding, especially when supplemented by our ability to claim Gift Aid within the established rules. Our wide range of events also benefits the individual venues that we use through the fees that we pay them.

Adrian & Lisa Binks, Kenneth & Margaret Bird, Lord & Lady Clarke, Graham Dunning KC, Steve Edge & Jane Fogg, Mike & Madeleine Eve, Stuart & Linda Harland, Andrew Hitchings, Sarah Hodson, Sir Paul McCartney CH, Prof. Burton Rosner, Alexander Stiller, Nigel & Heather Wilkinson and our anonymous sponsors

Our thanks to Rye Town Council and Rother District Council for grants they have provided.