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Be a ‘Last Chance’ Festival Sponsor

Art Eat is happening

Be the relish on our burger. The cocktail olive in our Martini. The spotlight on

our stage. The master stroke on our painting.

Help us put in place the final touches to Art Eat - the cool, new creative festival

putting Ipswich on the map.

Time is running out to be a festival Last Chance Sponsor, but you can still help

us provide a free family-friendly festival, which promises a spectacular line-up of

international music, scrumptious street food and high-calibre art on Ipswich

Waterfront on 21st and 22nd September 2019.

Art Eat includes community street art projects and participatory workshops, live

music, a commercial art fair with craft market, art exhibitions, street food stalls,

bars, and musical entertainment appealing to a broad audience. The first of its

kind in Suffolk, this vibrant festival brings together a selection of outstanding

artists, traders and performers from across East Anglia and beyond for a

vibrant, tasty, fun-packed, feel-good weekend.

Working with local businesses, communities, charities and educational

organisations, Art Eat has already been delivering an inclusive and vibrant arts

activity programme, including the completion of three community murals in


Would your company like to sponsor Art Eat?

We are looking for Suffolk based companies with vision who are interested in reaching our audiences. Companies that understand and appreciate the importance and value of community engaged festivals and arts activity in place-making and supporting community and business cohesion as well as generating a buzz around Ipswich and making it a desirable place to live, work and visit.

If your company wants to see the creative industries flourish and attract people and investment to Ipswich then sponsoring Art Eat Festival is a great place to start.

Who will Art Eat Appeal to?

Art Eat is targeting a wide audience: people with a strong interest in enjoying life

and finding new activities. Through our extensive media channels and partner

networks we are engaging with seasoned arts and culture vultures, and people

who have little or no experience of arts activities - and everyone in between.

We expect about 20,000 people to visit the festival over two days, and we’re

already receiving strong regional media interest.

Art Eat is more than a festival, it has strong community inclusion and social

engagement principles and aims to appeal to and welcome those who need

creative activity the most, together with established audiences, patrons and

supporters of the arts.

Art Eat will have a variety of attractions which will cater for all ages and

economic groups, with a range of offerings to suit every budget, from unique fine

art purchases to free creative activities.

Benefits of Being an Art Eat Sponsor

Sponsoring Art Eat will associate your brand to this creative, socially-engaged


Your support will ensure that visitors enjoy a wealth of exciting experiences at

the festival. Additionally, your brand will be associated with local community


Art Eat is currently delivering a far-reaching marketing campaign across Suffolk

and surrounding areas, we have direct links with the local press with many

opportunities to generate coverage.

This is, literally, the last chance to contribute to the overall impact of the festival,

which will benefit local residents and leave a positive impression on visitors to

the town.

Below is the list of benefits, which Last Chance package sponsors will receive,

include unique ways you can access the Art Eat audience.

We welcome your support, and we aim to include your creative ideas.

‘Last Chance’ Sponsorship Package Deal £500

1. Your company logo and link on the festival website

2. 2 x Invitations to the official opening ceremony on Saturday 21st September

3. Acknowledgement in future press releases

4. Promotion on our social media channels

6. Opportunity to create your own news stories

Be the Cherry on our Icing

Sponsors will be supporting Art Eat Events C.I.C. a community interest company,

Number: 11252929 a not-for-profit organisation with the community at its core.

NB.Since our major marketing campaign has passed, sponsorship branding cannotNB

appear on printed material.

Once agreements are finalised, we will contact your marketing team to attain

logos, brand guidelines and supporting information.


Iona Hodgson - - 07719 281078

Daisy Lees - - 07990 802776

Festival Funders:

Arts Council England - National Lottery Community Fund - Stop Loan Sharks

Fund - Women’s Centenary Fund - Essex Cultural Diversity Project

Festival Sponsors So Far:

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, Ipswich Borough Council, Prettys Solicitors, Kent

Blaxill, Healeys Printers, Digital Growth Hackers, Isaac Lords, Elma Glasgow



University of Suffolk, Dance East, Quay Place, St Peters on the Waterfront,

Association of British Ports, Suffolk County Council, Outrageous Cake Company,

Ipswich Central, Suffolk Libraries

BBC Suffolk is Art Eat Festival’s named media partner.

Charity and Community Partners:

Karibu African Support Group, Anglo Chinese Cultural Exchange, Inside Out,

Freedom Sounds Sound System, 4YP, Festival Bridge, Ipswich Community Media,

Ipswich & Suffolk Racial Equality Council, Emmaus Suffolk, Suffolk MIND, YMCA

Trinity Group, Inside Out

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