Sponsors, Patrons & Friends

We are extremely grateful to those organisations and businesses who have committed themselves as Sponsors of our 2018 Festival. If you would like details of how to be one of them for 2019, please download our current Rates Card, ring 01691 657986 or email usWe value the co-operation of our Media Partner, Oswestry Life.

We are especially indebted to 2018’s Grant Funders: Walker Trust, Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust, Lord Leverhulme’s Charitable Trust, Oswestry Rotary Mary Hignett Bequest Fund, Cavatina Chamber Music Trust, Nicholas Boas Trust, John Ireland Charitable Trust, The RVW Trust, The Bliss Trust, The Holst Society, The Finzi Trust, Herbert Howells Trust, Shropshire Council, Oswestry Town Council and major sponsor Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd, together with premium sponsor Richard Burbidge. 

The Benefactors, Patrons, Friends of Whittington Music Festival seek to fund at least one of our concerts every year.
Membership is from just £25 to £250+ a year. All benefits, including priority booking and an annual social event for Sponsors, Benefactors, Patrons and Friends, can be found here (pdf) where there is also an application form: subscriptions can be paid by Paypal at the bottom of this page, by bank transfer or by postal cheque.


Major Sponsor
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Premium Sponsor




Individual Sponsors (Benefactors)
Mark Garton, Judy and Rob Greaves, Norrie Moore, David and Jane Stirling, 2 Anon


Patrons and Friends

Maureen Beard, Philip Crowe, Carole Joby, Margery Mellor, Keith Palling and Helen Willows, David and Margaret Williams, 2 Anon

John and Barbara Alcock, Ruth and Ken Allcock, Jill and Orlando Andrade, Caroline Bradley, Simon Baynes, Stephen Carpenter, John Dangerfield, Michael and Anthea Davie, Trevor and Jacquie Davies, Michael Donkin, Elizabeth Jones, Marion Lycett, Barbara Molesworth, Alison Godlee, Mavis Griffiths, Heike O’Hanlon, Phil and Penny Hanson, Mervyn Hughes, Susan Rattray, Christine Roberts, Anthony and Jane Robins, Richard and Mary Rolton, Ian and Elizabeth Stanley, Jim Sutton, Sheila Thompson, Margrit and Terence Turpin, Joanna Walker, Anne Ward


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