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Friends & Supporters

Holmfirth Festival of Folk is a community run festival which relies on the generous support of local groups, businesses and individuals. The festival aims to keep as many events as possible free and open to all, this is only made possible by the grants we receive, the contributions from local businesses and the donations in bucket shakes on the weekend from visitors. 
Financial Supporters, Grantees and Advertisers:
who kindly donate or  support the Festival each year. 
Holmfirth Parish Council 
Longley Farm and The ONE Community Fund,
Thornton Family Foundation
Local Giving
Magic Little Grants,
Arts Council England,
Kirklees Year of Music 2023
plus our advertisers 2023; Holmfirth Tavern, Holmfirth Vintage, Applegate Properties, Beatties, Tivoli Travel, Body and Sole, Chill Out Therapies, Holmfirth Vinyard, Fairtrader, Swimbabes, Read bookshop, Peak Footwear, Imagine toyshop, Eagle Music, Paint the People, Full Life Church, HD Nine wellness, The Nest, Plants in the Holme, Sids Cafe, Hollowgate Ice Cream factory, Beatties Delicatessen, Daisey's Nails and Beauty, The Gift Horse, The Boshaw Trout, Holmfirth Jobs, Holmfirth Info. Picturedrome.


Venues :
The Nook                             The Taphouse
The Old Bridge Hotel           The Old Tech
The Civic Hall                       Cask            
Elephant and Castle            O'Briens
Methodist Church                The Parish Church
Oscar's                                Holme Coffee House
10-14                                   Holmfirth Cricket Club
Sid's Cafe                             The Box Office

The Post Card                         Farmer's Arms
Other Support:
Holmfirth Events
,Thank you to Kerry for her huge support in helping to publicise the Festival and all of the exciting goings-ons in the town. 
Local schools
New Year's Ceilidh, a family friendly ceilidh which raises money for the Festival each year. 
40 people have given their time to help run the Festival over the weekend, checking tickets, running the Office and pounding the streets shaking buckets for donations. 
Musica Kirklees 
Luke O'Brien for compiling the programme


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