Festival 2020

Funders and Sponsors

Making a lasting impression…

Support Deal Festival

Becoming a friend or patron is critical to our success.  Your support means we can continue to grow the festival, create more year-round activities and support more young people to become musicians and artists.

We would like thank the following for their support over the years for both our Festival and Education work.

Jack and Maureen Aisher  •  The Cleary Foundation  •  Colyer Fergusson Charitable Trust  •  Godinton Trust  •  Guy and Elinor Maynell  •  John Swire 1989 Charitable Trust  •  Lawson Endowment Fund  •  Lark Insurance  •  Ian and Juliet Odgers  •  Sir Graeme Odgers  •  KCC Members Grant  •  Mark Loveday Charitable Trust  •  Mary Farrell Bursary  •  Sgts Mess Pantomime Fund  •  St Andrew’s Church, Deal  •  St Clement’s Church, Sandwich  •  St George’s Church, Deal  •  St Mary’s Church, Walmer  •  The Drapers’ Trust  •  The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation  •  The Countess of Munster Trust  •  Trinity Church, Deal  •  Walmer Parish Council

Artistic Partners
The Academy of Ancient Music  •  Astor Community Theatre  •  British Arts Festival Association (BAFA)  •  Changeling Theatre Company  •  China U.K. International Music Festival  •  City Music Foundation  •  Goodwin Academy  •  Guildhall School of Music and Drama  •  Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)  •  Kent Music  •  Linden Hall Studio  •  National Youth Jazz Orchestra  •  Queen Mary University of London  •  SEAS  •  Philharmonia Orchestra  •  The Purcell School  •  Tony Nandi – official photographer  •  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance  •  Turner Contemporary  •  Young Classical Artists Trust

Corporate Members
Mickle Creative Solutions  •  Castle Removals  •  George Hammond plc  •  DMB Scaffolding  •  Hearbase  •  Linden Hall Studio  •  Aston Lark

Benefactors
Mrs Jennifer Bird  •  Sir Graeme Odgers and Mrs Susan Tait  •  Ian and Juliet Odgers

Education Patrons
Mrs Nicola Armitage  •  Jennifer Davis  •  Lord Gawain Douglas  •  The Hon Simon Eccles  •  Professor Paddy Farrell  •  Mr and Mrs D Hunter  •  David Ryeland  •  Lady Swire

Patrons
George and Jane Billing  •  Christopher Cook  •  Mr and Mrs Christopher Denne  •  Mrs Penny Dorritt  •  Alister and Vilma Dunning  •  Jill Farrell  •  Charles Franklyn  •  Margaret and Michael Garner  •  Margaret Johnson  •  Amanda Jones and Prof Nicholas Mays  •  David Judson  •  Margaret Ludwig  •  Dr David Matthews  •  Tim and Fran Offord  •  Mr and Mrs John Padovan  •  Miles Storey  •  Lady Juliet Tadgell  •  Marjorie Trevor Jones  •  Ruth and Nigel Wildish

Friends
Maureen Aisher  •  Rolande Anderson  •  Jane Annesley  •  Miss Paddy Barrett MBE  •  Nigel Beevor  •  Mary and Peter Berg  •  Gerald Bland  •  Rosie Bolton  •  Robert and Beata Brooks  •  Waveney Brooks  •  Andrew and Reini Brown  •  Robert and Patience Carlisle  •  Elizabeth Clarke  •  Pamela Clayson  •  John Clifford  •  Andy Cole  •  Steve Collins  •  Meriel and Joseph Connor  •  Jeremy and Sheila Cope  •  Carla Davis  •  William Elliott  •  Julian and Eileen Ellis  •  Alan Ford  •  Zenia Ford  •  Christopher and Carole Gabriel  •  Robert George and Raymond Nicholls  •  Daphne Georgiades  •  Veronica Goodban  •  Marguerite Beard-Gould  •  James Gourley  •  Mr and Mrs C Hagerty  •  Morag Hare  •  John and Sue Harper  •  Mrs B Havenhand  •  Richard and Gillian Henchley  •  Sally Hinds and Jim Malloy  •  Amanda and Mark Holloway  •  Val Horsler  •  Susan and Lawrence Ilott  •  Mr and Mrs H S Kasap  •  Robyn Langford  •  Margaret Lemon  •  Wendy and Terry Madgwick  •  Jan May  •  Jean Methven  •  Paul Midgley  •  Ursula Owen  •  Ruth Pascoe  •  Griselda Pedlar  •  Brian and Sue Pitcher  •  Mary Quinton  •  Diane and Tony Roome  •  Ken Salmon  •  Andrew Sargent  •  Susan Shanks  •  Geoffrey and Susan Smith  •  Paul Smith  •  Mrs P M Steane  •  Jane Stubbington  •  Mrs J Stuke  •  Sir David Tanner CBE  •  John and Diane Taylor  •  Irene Thomas  •  Patricia and Jon Thurley  •  Pog Waite  •  Clive Ward  •  David White  •  Norma Winstone and Hugh Mitchell  •  Margaret Wiseman