Partners

Backwell Festival

Partners enjoy prominent signage at Backwell Festival

Partners

BACKWELL FESTIVAL 2018 IS OVER THE WEEKEND OF JULY 6-8

We are hugely grateful to our partners, without whom we would not be able to deliver and develop such a quality event.

If you would like to become a sponsor or make a donation towards our future, then please get in touch – we would obviously love to talk to you!
Please email jane@backwellfestival.co.uk

Bristol Water

Bringing their Refill Bar to the festival for the first time, we are delighted to be partnered by Bristol Water this year. Ties in perfectly with our Oceans theme. Learn more about their community campaigns here http://www.bristolwater.co.uk/about-us/our-campaigns/water-bar/

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Tarmac

Tarmac has a large quarry known as Stancombe near Backwell which produces good quality limestone and is one of the largest suppliers of construction aggregates and materials in North Somerset. They have actively supported Backwell Festival for many years!

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Parker’s Estate Agents

Parker’s is an owner-run Estate and Letting Agents, based at the crossroads in Backwell.  Established in 1989, it has an excellent reputation for professional and personal service, offering expertise in all aspects of the residential property market.

Directors Juliet Noble and Virginia Madan have lived and worked in the area for most of their lives and therefore offer a wealth of knowledge about the local housing market.  Juliet believes the best thing she did was move to Backwell over 35 years ago, “It has been a fantastic place to bring up my children.  Both Virginia and I know this area like the back of ur hands, we have sold hundreds of houses, and get a lot of repeat business, which is tremendously satisfying.  Our doors are always open, so why not pop in to meet the team, we’ll happily guide you through the process of buying, selling or renting a home in North Somerset.”

Parker’s enjoys strong community links supporting local schools and recreation areas, and has been a generous supporter of Backwell Festival since it’s early days.  “We understand the value of brining the community together and fully support there fantastic variety of music, literature, arts and food that the festival offers,” says Juliet.  “It is a fantastic family weekend for everyone.”

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Brockley Stores

More than just a farm shop, more than just a deli, this award-winning business on the edge of Backwell has it all. They support local suppliers and are nuts about phenomenal food!

The team cook, bake and create fantastic real food, sourcing ingredients from local farmers, suppliers and producers, ensuring the freshest, most flavoursome and tantalising treats. “We’ve put the love and scrutiny into creating, baking, growing, sowing, rearing and raising to make sure only the best reaches you”, says manager Rob Hagen. “Delicious, fresh, local, ethical. That’s what real food means to us.”

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Meadowside Pre-School

Graded as Outstanding by Ofsted on three separate inspections, Meadowside is based in the grounds of Westleigh Infant School, and creates the perfect opportunity for the little-ones to play together – it also encourages parents and carers to get involved in their child’s learning.

Meadowside will run creative and messy play on the Saturday afternoon and a supervised film for the children at sunset – so you can leave your little darlings in their safe keeping and get on with the serious matter of dancing!

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Arbatran – professional arborist

‘Cutting trees not corners’ is the philosophy of Tom, lead tree surgeon at Arbatran.  Established in 2003, these specialists cut trees and hedges and mange woodland in North Somerset. They also kindly move the Chefs demo kitchen from Knowle to Backwell and back again! Thanks guys!

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Lovely Drinks

This wonderful award-winning drinks company is based in the next village and makes premium pressés and sodas.

They seek out the very best ingredients like handpicked elderflowers, whole lemons, pressed English fruits and flowers to bring the freshest flavours. Not a nasty chemical in sight – taste the difference at our festival bar!

Find out more about Lovely Drinks