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With grateful thanks to all our sponsors and donors including Mrs Maggie Kapff and David Mortimer.



Cuckfield Bathrooms

Cumnor House Sussex

David Foord Brown Antiques

Helme and Hallett Ltd

Hurstpierpoint College

Marcus Grimes

P and S Gallagher

RiverPeak Wealth




We have really appreciated the support from various local sources and would like to thank them all for making the festival possible.

Special thanks to:

Cuckfield Society

Cuckfield Museum

Independent State of Cuckfield

Central and Mid Sussex Council for Community Funding for their grant to Cuckfield Book Festival, particularly helping to expand the events for young people

Cumnor House Sussex who generously supported several events for children at the Baptist Church, Cuckfield on Saturday 6th October

Ockenden Manor – see back page of the programme for their special lunch offer available Monday to Thursday until 30th November

The Talbot

South of England Agricultural Society

Pat Hegarty and her Literary Quiz compilers

Also to Cuckfield Dramatic Society, Paul Davey, Louis Mackay, Caroline Lillywhite,

Parish Council staff and Waterstones

And we can’t forget our volunteers – they step up to the mark with such enthusiasm and verve and we value their help enormously.

Festival organisers: Sheila Chasser, Sue Laing and Sheila Mortimer, and Angela Magness (Ockenden Manor Supper). For children and young people, Carole Hayward, Sue Tuckwell, Judith Hodder and their team of volunteers.