We especially thank Adelphi Holdings for their support, Hurstpierpoint College who generously sponsored several events in the adult programme and Cumnor House Sussex who supported children’s events.


Adelphi Holdings


Cuckfield Bathrooms

Cumnor House Sussex


David Foord Brown Antiques

Helme and Hallett Ltd

Hurstpierpoint College

Marcus Grimes


No.1 Broad Street

P and S Gallagher






We are indebted once more to so many people for their support and enthusiasm, which has allowed us to organise another Cuckfield Book Festival in 2019.

Special thanks to:

Borde Hill Garden

Stephen and Judy Cockburn

Cuckfield Life

Cuckfield Museum

Cuckfield Music Festival


Cuckfield Society

Sophie Harvey who drew the Queen’s Hall on page 3 of the programme especially for us.

Independent State of Cuckfield

Mrs Maggie Kapff



No.1 Broad Street, Cuckfield

Ockenden Manor Hotel

Sacred Cellar, Cuckfield

Louise Sullivan Photography

The Talbot

And of course thanks to those who gave anonymously.

Also to Cuckfield Dramatic Society, Louis Mackay, Parish Council staff and Waterstones.

Once again, we want to thank our volunteers. Without their enthusiasm and commitment, the festival simply would not take place.

Management team: Shauna Bevan, Paul Davey, Patricia Hegarty, Gavin Jamieson, Caroline Lillywhite, Sheila Mortimer, Sam Oliver, Annie Rees, Allie Young and Sarah Vavasour.