A huge thank you to all the organisations that made the 2018 Festival possible:

uclanLOGO 07 2 lineUCLan celebrated their expansion in Burnley, and their tenancy on the canalside, by both being the principal Festival Sponsor, and creating an extra dimension of Festival fun at Victoria Mill with Canalside Carnival activities.

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AMS Neve sponsored the Music Stage allowing a two day programme of music.

Once again the Festival received fantastic support from Canal & River Trust and Super Slow WayThe Calico Group, Burnley Bondholders, Burnley Borough Council, and Barnfield & Burnley Developments complete the picture of the generous organisations who helped the Festival remain a free event.  We thank them all.

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The 2018 Festival was also supported by:

Mid Pennine Arts, Deco Publique, the Weavers’ Triangle Visitors Centre and the Stocks Massey Bequest Fund.


Weavers Triangle Visitor Centre