Friends of the Festival

Welcome to our 2022 Friends of the Festival scheme which enables you to support our efforts with a donation. This will help us to ensure the literary festival grows and develops in future years, allowing us to strengthen our outreach programme for local schools and helping to spread the love of books and reading to all parts of our community. If you are a UK taxpayer you can Gift Aid your donation.

To discuss becoming a Patron or Friend please email Lisa Prifti on festivalsponsors@chiddingstonecastle.org.uk or call 01892 740165

Our Friends of the Festival Scheme offers four donation levels:

Bronze - £100 per year

  • Festival Drinks Party invitation for one
  • Two complimentary tickets to any event in the marquees
  • Personalised priority ticket booking guaranteeing your seats at any event from 26 February
  • Acknowledgement in online programme and flier (if desired)
  • Complimentary drink at the festival
  • Priority seating  

Silver - £250 per year

  • Festival Drinks Party invitations for two
  • Four complimentary tickets to any event in the marquees
  • Personalised priority ticket booking guaranteeing your seats at any event from 26 February
  • Acknowledgement in online programme and flier (if desired)
  • Complimentary drinks at the festival
  • Priority seating

Gold - £500 per year

  • Festival Drinks Party invitations for four
  • Six complimentary tickets to any event in the marquees
  • Personalised priority ticket booking guaranteeing your seats at any event from 26 February
  • Opportunity to meet authors
  • Acknowledgement in online programme and flier (if desired)
  • Complimentary drinks at the festival
  • Priority seating

Festival Patrons - £1000 per year

  • Festival Drinks Party invitations for six
  • Ten complimentary tickets to any event in the marquees
  • Personalised priority ticket booking guaranteeing your seats at any event from 26 February
  • Opportunity to meet authors
  • Acknowledgement in online programme and flier (if desired)
  • Complimentary drinks at the festival
  • Priority parking and seating

To discuss becoming a Patron or Friend please email Lisa Prifti on festivalsponsors@chiddingstonecastle.org.uk or call 01892 740165 

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle is delighted to announce the Literary Festival is back with live, in-person events this Spring, returning to its regular slot over the first May Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 30th April – Tuesday 3rd May 2022.

From Sunday 3 April we are thrilled to welcome everyone back to our house, collections, tea room and shops. Take a look at our What’s On page to save the dates and even book some tickets right now for events in April and May. Our grounds are open throughout the year.

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Opening Hours

GROUNDS AND LAKE

Open daily 7am - 6.30pm

 

CASTLE, COLLECTIONS & TEA ROOM

The Castle and Tea Room are open 3rd April - 26th October 2022 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11am-5pm (last entry 4:15pm)

 

 

WEDDINGS, EDUCATION AND PRIVATE BOOKINGS ENQUIRIES
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm