Funders, Supporters & Partners

Bayguide works with and supports other local community groups and volunteer organisations. We believe in local collaboration and mutual support. Over the nine years of the festival, we have received support and funding from national, regional and local organisations.

Major Funders:

Arts Council England –

Kent County Council –

Canterbury City Council –

Pro Cartoonist Organisation –

We received a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving ( and Postcode Society Trust (  Postcode Society Trust is a grant-giving charity funded by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.  Localgiving is the UK’s leading membership and support network for local charities and community groups. Our project received £500 towards the 2021 Festival.


Beach Creative –

Herne Bay Seaside Museum –

University of Kent – Join our world – University of Kent

Herne Bay Festival – Herne Bay Festival 2022

Local Sponsors

RNM Roofing –