2016 Sponsors & Funders

We are delighted to thank all our partners and sponsors who have given so generously.  This funding and sponsorship has enabled us to develop a high class festival with international artists who bring innovation,excitement and creativity to our unique Wye Valley River Festival.

The Wye Valley River Festival 2016 is a Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership initiative with funding from the Sustainable Development Fund, a Welsh Government Initiative in the Wye Valley AONB, The Arts Council England, Arts Council of Wales, supported by the Welsh Government and the Heritage Lottery Fund, Big Lottery, Environment Agency, Ernest Cook Trust, Forestry Commission England, New Grove Trust, Hereford River Carnival, Ross Town Council and in-kind support from The Shire Hall, Monmouth, numerous volunteers, local communities and main business sponsor Eat Sleep Live Herefordshire.


Main Sponsor

Eat, Sleep,Live Herefordshire is the Herefordshire tourism and leisure guide for people who love to eat, sleep and live life to the full in this beautiful county.


Media Sponsors


Sunshine Radio           
Hereford's and the Wye Valley local radio radio station
Now on 106.2, 107 and 107.8FM



Live 24-seven
Lifestyle magazine for Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire


Silver Sponsors

Monnow Voice
A local magazine for Monmouth, Chepstow and Ross-on-Wye




  Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association
  Tourism Association membership organisation for business,
   attractions and accommodation



A unique and enchanting place, located in the Forest of Dean. Fantastic tree and rock formations through the forest and location site for many films, including Star Wars


The Old Station Tintern
A Victorian country railway station on the Monmouthshire side of the Wye Valley. Receipt of many awards including 'the UK’s favourite park'


Advertising Sponsors

Visit Herefordshire
Tourism organisation covering Herefordshire and the Wye Valley



ABC Print
Moreton on Lugg, Hereford. Printers of our River Festival publications and signage

River Beds Sponsor

Wye Forest Retreats
Bespoke luxury restorative and creative breaks, in inspiring locations for individuals and groups


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