The Directors wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to all those who help to make the Festival a success and especially to our Friends and Patrons, who include Dr R.V.Bailey, Annie Ellis, Jennie Farley, Gill Garrett, Chris Hemingway, Bill Holloway, Lesley Ingram, Michael Newman, Kate Saunders, Sheila Saunders, Michael Scaife d’Ingerthorpe and Howard & Marilyn Timms – and others who wish to remain anonymous.
The Friends and Patrons Scheme
We are incredibly grateful to our wonderful and supportive audiences and volunteers – you deserve our greatest thanks! We would like to offer you a further opportunity to share in the festival’s success – by becoming a Friend or Patron.
Cheltenham Poetry Festival offers a consistently varied and ambitious programme of high-quality events, making an important contribution to the cultural life of Cheltenham, of Gloucestershire and further afield.
We launched the friendship scheme to thank our wonderful, supportive audience members and to offer the opportunity to help build on the Festival’s success, and be part of its future.