Local Sponsors

Usborne Books are conceived and created by editor/writers and designers in London, and illustrated by artists worldwide. Today there are 2,000 titles in print, for every age group.

Thai food, as exotic as it is, needs little introduction. Sukanya Thai offers creamy curries, spicy stir fries, Chai Mai sausage, Esan sausage, pork sami, and sea foods.

Since 1999, Michelle Hewett has indulged her life-long love of art and completed many private as well as commercial commissions. Her work can be seen at Gallery Stamford.

Girl Guiding empowers nearly half a million girls to be their best and face the challenges of growing up today. 100 years of success by using adventure, friendship and fun for inspiration.

Flamingo Paperie is synonymous with great artist designed cards & stationery. They bring the best designs from known artists and introduce their own unique style of Flamingo Paperie products.

Find your little one an irresistible huggable from our snuggly collection of Soft Toys and teddy bears. Choose from favourite Princess characters to lovable baby toys and stuffed animals.

Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, are absolutely committed to producing the very best cheese possible (with a little help from 230 Holstein Fresian Cows!) and traditional methods.

Beijo Bebidas invite you to take a little time to check out their selection of cocktails which have been carefully chosen and represent excellent quality at incredibly affordable prices.

Bamboo Feet create socks which are so super soft you have to feel it to believe it! Woven from high-quality bamboo fibres. Silky soft, durable, eco friendly and even bio-degradable.

Brockleby’s Pies are farmers, butchers, and pie makers, believing in food with provenance - a known origin and history - good for both you and the environment.

The Rutland Bookshop first opened in 1979. Today it’s more than a traditional store with online services available, like “Book in a Bag” and “Book Box” making perfect gifts easy!

Wilsford’s Fudge offers plenty of fabulous flavours all made by hand!  

From classic creamy Vanilla and Dark Chocolate to fruity Strawberry, made to traditional recipes that you’ll love.

We’re in Stitches offers “Unique Hats for Unique Ladies” and gorgeous handmade clothes for children. Often hand knitted from soft 100% super chunky wool to keep you warm!

The Lotus Bakery creates tiered masterpieces, bespoke cakes, wedding favours, items for a dessert table, afternoon tea or dinner party, and classic pâtisserie sweets.

Barista Thomas Polti has created the perfect blend of coffee… he calls it Supremo Coffee. Thomas has won the UK Championships for Baristas twice and has also taken gold in competitions.

Sweet Pea Soft Furnishings are hand sewn for you home from your favourite fabrics at a competitive price. Curtains, Roman Blinds and Cushions. Based near Peterborough.

Louise Mole can help you to get the festive season going with her Christmas gift ideas. Loopy Lou Crotchet is for young and old, and Louise really does have something for everyone.

The artist behind DMC Illustrations is Daisy. She works with simply pen and watercolour. Her company only launched in 2017 and she has already sold more than 20,000 cards.

The Mischievous Max books, came about when two friends, who live in the same village, discovered that they both wanted to to write and illustrate a children's book. The rest is history!

The Chocolate Cascade offers delicious, mouth-watering chocolate fondue puddings, which can be enjoyed with fresh fruit, marshmallows, cake or anything else you care to dip.

The Olive Kitchen began with a simple market stall selling olives. The passion for good food soon introduced authentic Mediterranean cuisine with freshly prepared Paella, Waffles and Crêpes.

Farmer Lou from The Rutland Craft Sausage Company keeps her own livestock and knows they have been bred well and cared for, enjoying quality food and the best possible life.

Taartie produce the most amazing sourdough donuts in a variety of flavours including classics like jam, and exotic ones such as Belgian chocolate, caramel pecan and maple bacon.

Bar Zest is a sleek and stunning horsebox mobile bar offering a full range of drinks served by a friendly and professional team for any of life’s events and large corporate occasions and celebrations.

Sweet Pea Gifts and Clothing offers a range of Italian clothing at affordable prices and stocks a selection of winter pompom hats, gloves and mittens that come from around the world.

Root-and-Branch Out engages communities in projects around food and the outdoors, nature and the environment. Forest School, food growing projects, and a surplus food café.

All Koseli products are made by hand in small workshops or in private homes dotted around the Kathmandu valley in Nepal. The felt items are made from 100% wool from Australia and NZ.

Helen Anders is the Mum of adorable twins and uses recycled fabrics, textiles, bits and bobs to make sock dolls, sewn crafts and cards. Her cute dolls are ready to be adopted.

JB Events provide warm alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic drinks which are perfect for winter events and Christmas parties. In these cold winter months mulled wine is the perfect drink for any festive occasion.

AB Press makes jewellery from old coins and recycled silver. All the jewellery is handcut or handmade and everything is for sale or barter! (Known as anarchobaldy on instagram).

Tonight Versatile provides gin however, we are specialists in roadshows, trailer hire and event mgnt. We do it all. Leading brands and agencies depend on us to create the dream and deliver.



Trailer Hire

Event Mgmt

The Pick family have been farming in Leicestershire since the 1600’s. Today, Pick’s Organic Farm helpds to provide the local folk with naturally produced, delicious organic food.

The RSPB is the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Don’t we all have a responsibility to protect birds and the environment?

Charity Link is working with Guide Dogs receives no government funding and relies entirely on public generosity to fund its services – quite simply, we cannot function without you!

Like many farmers, we were looking for something to diversify into - something that both ourselves and our children would find interesting. Since 2005 we’ve been J&J Alpacas.

Rutland Cycling is a family-run chain of cycle shops, based in central England with Britain’s biggest bike shop at Whitwell, Rutland Water. We rent and sell bikes and all sorts of accessories.

Pink House is based in rural East Northants, providing fresh, fun gift ideas. Designing a range of textile gifts using a variety of fibres including handmade felt, silk, printed cottons and Tweed.

Harringworth Wreaths create a variety of classic door wreaths beautifully offset by pine cones and lovely coloured baubles for a really festive welcome into your home.

Rutland Garden Centre in Oakham, offers the “real gardener” quality, value and choice along with a friendly service. Specialising in a complete range of plants, trees & shrubs and services.

Sarah Clarke is a jewellery designer and specialises in gold and silver. She makes new jewellery and commissions and is known for her Fluid by Design, Angel pendants. The perfect gift idea.

Northfield Farm, Rutland is leading the way for proper well hung, hand made meats. This award winning farm is not only sustainable but offers a gorgeous place to stay too!

Coppelia Wooden Toys is a home based craft shop, offering unique and custom made toys. Chris, the creator of the toys, is the one and only individual to work on each quality piece.

Welland Vale Garden Centre offers a range of quality home grown plants shrubs, climbers, perennials, garden ware from pots to statues from bird baths to stone benches, and gifts.

New Lodge Farm provides event catering. The most popular option is the traditional free range spit-roast local pig, (turning slowly whilst cooking for 7 hours) to produce succulent pulled pork.

Pizzanini will take you on an authentic culinary adventure. Alan and Ellie create with the finest Italian and locally sourced produce, then cook in a hand crafted, wood-fired, Italian oven. Buon appetito!

Award winning Photographerof the Year, Brendan of Colour White, has a reputation for capturing natural expressions with a use of light which produces beautiful, expressive images.

Tombola for the Diabetes Centre at University Hospitals Leicester. A leading health research unit committed to improving the lives and care of people with diabetes and other conditions.

Sloeberry Spirits only uses the finest spirits, to which they add fruit. The fruit is then left for months to slowly transform the taste of the spirits. The fruit is hand picked from local hedgegrows.

Discover Rutland is the official tourism guide for Rutland and provides info for every type of visit; places to stay, local attractions, food and drinks, what’s on. Request a copy of the FREE brochure.

Nibble Nose is passionate about cheesemaking. They have a full range of traditionally made artisan cheeses, from Skegness Blue to the only Brie made in Lincolnshire, at Lymn Bank Farm.

The Sweet Station is a family run business, with a fantastic range of old-school, retro sweets and classic favourites that taste absolutely delicious. Perfect for weddings, parties, & events.

All Wick and Wonderful candles provide exquisite fragrances and are lovingly hand-poured in the East Midlands. Make your home smell festive this Christmas with this wide range of candles and melts.