Funders and Sponsors

As a registered charity (1059465) Ledbury Poetry relies on the generosity of funders, sponsors and partners to achieve its vision of Ledbury as a home for poetry in the UK. Our mission is to celebrate and share the pleasure of poetry; and to deliver learning and engagement opportunities to inspire the next generation.

Ledbury Poetry acknowledges with grateful thanks the vital support of Arts Council England (West Midlands) and the funding, sponsorship, donations and assistance of the following

Principal Funders

Hawthornden Foundation

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Friends and Champions

Learning & Community Engagement


Arvon Foundation

Booksellers Association

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Thank you to Festival Sponsors

With thanks to all our local sponsors for their support. We hope visitors to Ledbury Poetry Festival will visit these local partners too.

Thanks for Support From

Vivien Arscott, BRM, Mo Denning, Nigel and Alison Falls, Diane and Pete Fullerton, Pelham and Melissa Hawker, Wendy and Stuart Houghton, Jo Kingham, Sir Roy Strong, Mrs Annie Titmas, Ann and David Tombs