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Festival team

Chairman: Bruce Thew

Deputy chairman and co-founder: Jill Dunsmore

Festival director and co-founder Sally Dunsmore

Special advisor: Tony Byrne

Festival manager: Louise Croft

Website and content editor: Derek Holmes

Programme designer: Simon Stafford

PR and assistant to the director Katie Read

Festival marketing Rachel Byrne

Assistant to the special advisor Sarah Burch

Festival events administrator: Ben Truesdale

Digital & website design: Bear Ram Elk

Consultant chef: Paul Bloomfield

Green room manager: Louise Croft

Photography: Courtesy of K T Bruce

Festival stewards: We also thank all the voluntary festival stewards for their time and generous support throughout the festival.


Royal patron: HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO

Patrons: His Grace The Duke of Marlborough, The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Lord Fellowes, Ben Okri, Felicity Bryan, Prof Martin Kemp, Ian and Carol Sellars, Eileen and Munir Majid