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6th, 7th & 8th



Staffordshire's Biggest
Gastronomic Gathering

Sponsors and Supporters

Stone Food and Drink Festival is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company and is run entirely by volunteers. We are therefore very grateful to all those organisations, companies, businesses and individuals who together make it possible for us to organise the Festival each year. It is impossible to list everyone who has been involved but particular thanks must be given to the following sponsors and supporters whose contributions have made a significant contribution to the event’s ongoing success…


Official Sponsors 2016:

Platts Garages - sponsor of the demonstration kitchen Platt’s Garage Group – for sponsoring the Demonstration Kitchen
Mercedes Benz of Stafford – for sponsoring the Talks & Tastings Tent Mercedes Benz of Stafford – for sponsoring the Talks & Tastings Tent 
Joules Brewery - sponsors of the beer tent Joule’s Brewery – for sponsoring the Beer Tent
Tinsley Garner Estate Agents – for sponsoring the visitor wristbands Tinsley Garner Estate Agents – for sponsoring the visitor wristbands
Dave Fox Cars - for sponsoring the map in the Festival programme Dave Fox Cars - for sponsoring the map in the Festival programme
Brown’s Recycling For the provision of skips and waste sorting/recycling services Brown’s Recycling For the provision of skips and waste sorting/recycling services
 Regent Travel – Gold package sponsor Regent Travel – Gold package sponsor

Our supporters:

A Little Bit of Stone website Thanks to the team for their fantastic support and encouragement
Aston Marina For their many acts of kindness and generosity and for allowing us to use their fields for the Park and Ride car park
Canal Cruising Co Thanks to Karen and Pete for their support in so many ways throughout the year
Lymestone Brewery For helping us thank our brilliant volunteers, and numerous other kindnesses
Mountfords the Ironmongers Thanks to Dave, Val and Andy for their year round generosity and support
Olly Shenton Design For creativity in producing festival marketing and on-site signage materials
Panda Press For excellent print services
R.A.Knight & Co – For masterminding and sponsoring the Tapas Trail
Rob Smith - For running the Park & Ride service in support of 3rd Stone Brownies
Sandon Hall For providing storage space throughout the year
Stafford and Stone District Canoe Club For all their help and support in being such good 'neighbours'!
Stone Boat Building Co Ltd For their help & support throughout the year
Stone Outward Division Guides For providing 'welcome' stewards at gate and handing out 'goodie bags'
Stone Pubwatch – for organising the town Real Ale Trail
Times, Echo and Life Publications Thanks to Jane, Sophie, Debbie and Paul for all their help in producing the official programme.
The Stone Local Thanks to Donna for her year round help and support
Stafford Website Company For designing, building and hosting our dynamic website!
Staffordshire University For conducting our visitor survey and providing fantastic student volunteers
Squash PR For working with us to promote the festival and generally ‘spread the word’.







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