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Support the Fowey Festival of Words and Music

The success and secure future of the Fowey Festival depends on loyal customers, dedicated community supporters and progressive corporate partnerships.

Securing the future of the festival depends on this and there are a number of ways you can offer support.

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Become a Friend of the Festival

Every Friend of the Festival makes a valued and essential contribution to the future of the Festival. We have relaunched our Friends of the Festival scheme so click the link below to find out more.

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Sponsorship opportunities

We have various exciting opportunities for sponsorship.

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Become a Community Champion

The Festival has an active band of volunteers known as Community Champions. The Community Champions play an important role helping to promote and publicise the Festival in the area in which they live. If you’d like more information about becoming a Community Champion please email

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You can make a positive contribution to the Festival by leaving a legacy or bequest to the du Maurier Festival Society. The Society is a registered charity (no.1143916) and a company limited by guarantee 7719529. Your support in this way will help ensure the future of the Festival in years to come. Please call 01726 832580 for further details or email

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Make a donation

Your support will help the future of the Festival which is run by the du Maurier Festival Society, registered Charity 1143916.

If you would like to make a donation please click on the my donate button below or call 01726 832580 for further details or email

Visit our charity page on BT MyDonate

Keep up to date with the Fowey Festival by following us on Instagram @foweyliterature

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    • What a stunning performance to close the festival tonight. An amazing evening with @kirkycheep and @ridingtherails in such a magical venue. Thank you to our wonderful performers, and to @st_austell_brewery for sponsoring the event! #FoweyFest18
    • Huge thank you to @foweyvalley for sponsoring our penultimate event of the week, in which Barrie Gibson talks about the founding of the company and the beauty of cider making! #FoweyFest18 #foweyvalley #cornishcider
    • Wonderful to hear from @raynor.winn and Natasha Carthew this morning, their fascinating writing experiences are truly inspiring. Thank you to @quercusbooks and Michael Joseph books for supporting this event! #FoweyFest18 #thesaltpath #allriversrunfree
    • It may be our final day, but there is still time to buy one of our official Festival tote bags as modelled here by our lovely student volunteer @rlmthepurplebookworm_97 - available to buy at all of our events today! #FoweyFest18
    • A humorous hour spent with @ninastibbe and @cathyreadsbooks on their careers in memoir writing. Thank you to @penguinbooks and @panmacmillan for supporting this wonderful event! #foweyfest18 #fowey #cornwall #ninastibbe #lovenina #cathyrentzenbrink #amanualforheartache
    • Thank you to @szwimperisart for talking to us today about her involvement in the making of @lovingvincentmovie - the first ever fully painted feature film! #FoweyFest18 #fowey #cornwall #lovingvincent #vincentvangogh
    • Have you spotted our wonderful book swap box yet? Or exchanged a book this week? 📚 #FoweyFest18 #bookswap #fowey #cornwall
    • Wonderful to have the @bookshopband with us again this year! Brought back by popular demand and performing to a packed out audience this evening. #FoweyFest18 #thebookshopband #fowey #cornwall
    • If you want to pick up books by any of the authors at the festival pop into the festival bookshop at the Yacht club @waterstonestru #foweyfest18
    • Getting ready for the Gardeners Question time with our gardening experts. Thank you to @duchynursery for sponsoring the event! #FoweyFest18
    • Now that the sun has returned why not pop along to @the_fowey_hotel between events. They have a restaurant, gin lookout bar and this beautiful view! Serving local produce, afternoon teas and a wide range of drinks they are a great place to recharge. The hotel are proud supporters of the festival and it is with their help that we are able to put on such a great range of events  #foweyfest18
    • Thank you to @veronicahenryauthor for hosting our New Voices Panel with Karen Hamilton, Phoebe Locke, and Guy Gunaratne. Thank you also to @headlinehome for supporting the event! #FoweyFest18