Our thanks are sent to all our valued partners:

Bolton’s finest pasties. Freshly baked every day at our three shops in Bolton. Perfect for a snack while you’re on-the-go, as a quick and tasty tea or as a buffet for events. Choose from pasties, pies and sausage rolls, or pop-in for freshly made salads and sandwiches. We’ve got something for everyone.

RRG Group are a renowned North West and West Yorkshire-based company who have continued to develop and significantly expand their brand portfolio in the half century since their modest roots in the Bolton area. Since 1971 there’s been an RRG Toyota dealership in Bolton, while Lexus Bolton is also one of the group’s long-established franchises. The latest brand to join RRG was Skoda Bolton in 2018, bringing a further boost to the town’s flourishing business community.

Bolton at Home is a community benefit society working to make people’s lives better by providing much needed affordable housing and quality places to live, giving people opportunities to prosper, and helping tenants and residents to maximise their income. To achieve this we work in partnership with a variety of charities, social enterprises, local authorities and other registered housing providers.

The ExcluSec Group Ltd are a Bolton based professional, reliable and accredited Service Provider offering a range of Security, Facilities & Training services. Some services on offer include manned guarding, event security, key holding, PAT testing, cleaning and training services. With ExcluSec, you’re in safe hands!

Robertson is one of the largest family-owned construction, infrastructure and support services businesses in the UK. We use over 50 years’ experience to provide real value and deliver sustainable progress for our clients. Within Bolton we are fully committed to investing in our people, and the communities we work, to support the Council to achieve its 2030 vision. It’s the Robertson Way.

Our philosophy is to provide you with the best product and service at competitive prices. Hard work, dedication and attention to detail makes us the company of choice for all your visual marketing requirements. With over 25 years of industry experience, our staff have the knowledge and expertise to handle your job from concept to delivery.

Bolton School is the TES’ Independent School of the Year and the Independent School Parent School of the Year. Sited on a stunning 32 acre campus, pupils enjoy an all-through education at our co-ed Nursery and Infant School and single-sex Junior and Senior Schools.
Whilst pupils achieve outstanding exam results they also develop through a wide variety of extra-curricular activities in sport, music, drama, outdoor pursuits, community action, volunteering and so much more!


The University of Bolton is a modern university with a heritage stretching back more than 190 years. It is 4th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2019) and 5th in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2020). The university offers courses from foundation through to PhD in a range of innovative and exciting subject areas.

Recycle for Greater Manchester works together with local councils and communities to encourage people living and working in Greater Manchester to recycle right, recycle more and waste less.

This year, Recycle for Greater Manchester are sponsoring the acoustic stage at the festival as part of their #RecycledBeats campaign.  Find out how your recycling can power music!  Follow @recycle4gm on Instagram for a chance to win prizes. Visit for information.


The very first Hotel Chocolat store opened its doors to guests in North London in 2004, it was the start of a revolution in British chocolate. Two entrepreneurs, Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris, were on a mission to make chocolate exciting again. You work too hard for bad chocolate. We’ve been raising the bar for cocoa-growing since 2002.

Octagon Theatre; Arts Council; Bolton Library and Museum; Bolton Market.