© 2019 Swindon Spring Festival



The first Swindon Spring Festival – of literature and the arts has been made possible by financial support from Arts Council England South West, Swindon Borough Council, Artswords, Adult Community Learning Team, and Kate Brailsford; association and support in kind from Lower Shaw Farm, Swindon Dance, Create Studios, Prime Theatre, BBC Wiltshire, Swindon Fringe, Richard Jefferies Museum, Swindon Viewpoint, Creative Swindon Network, Revolution Performing Arts, Gatecrash Theatre, Swindon Pakistan Foundation, Acorn Press, Secret Agent Marketing, Swindon Advertiser, Link Magazine, Total Swindon,  SwindonWeb, Swindon Community Radio 105.5, Waterstones, Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Swindon Dance & Town Hall, Swindon Libraries, Mactronics, SBC Outdoor Recreation Department, Swindon Community Choir, Swindon Philosophical Society, Poetry Swindon, Harbour Project, Swindon Quiz Factory, The Friends of Lydiard Park, and Friends of the Festival, and co-operation and help from numerous publishers and agents; the right help, in the right place, at the right time from Andrea Hirsch, Rosa, Anna, Jacob, and Otto; assistance and continuity from members of the Steering Group; more help, friendship, encouragement, and support from Mike Pringle, Jane & Jonny Stephens, Jonathan Davidson, Leon Flower, Emma Smith, Linda Lee, Emma Sperring, Colin Hatch, Clive Osman, John MacGregor, Patrick Crouch, all Friends of the Festival, and you. Thank you!


Steering & Support:
M Holland, L  Flower, A Hirsch, J Cowgill,  J Stephens, M Pringle
Programme Design and Festival Webmaster: Mike Pringle & Green Rook
Catering: Elena Rossi & Festa Rustica, Josie Cowgill, Jessica Povey
Proofing: Sarah Wilmott, Tony Rossi
Promotion: Louisa Davison & Secret Agent Marketing, Emma Smith, Tony Hillier
Technicians: Martin Hawes, John MacGregor
Festival Photographers: Fernando Bague Di Fino, Martin Hawes, Richard Wintle
Helpers: Josie Cowgill, Tony Hillier, Kate Brailsford, Kauser McCallum, Mary Maguire, Linda Lee, Rob Brailsford, Steve Forrester, Nicola Stevenette, Denisa Ujlakyova, Emma Smith, Grant Ewart, Kat Wright, Lucy Watson, Ben Staite
Festival Director/Organiser: Matt Holland 

Would you like to go on the Festival mailing list? Would you like to help or support? Have you got any good, groovy, and workable literature, arts or life-related ideas? Have you got any Festival-related questions? Yes?
Contact: Swindon Spring Festival, Lower Shaw Farm, Shaw, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 5PJ
Tel: 01793 771080 • Email: swindonspringfest@lowershawfarm.co.uk • This website: www.swindonspringfestival.co.uk