Thanks to all of our supporters


Freedom Festival Arts Trust is an independent, not-for-profit organisation; the development and increasing success of the festival is made possible by a number of key supporters. Their investment, advice and confidence in Freedom ensures that the festival continues to grow into a world-class arts event. Thank you to all for your hugely-valued contribution.

Official Funding Partners:

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Headline Sponsor 2016:



Cranswick PLC have been operating in Hull since the 1970’s and are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with the Freedom Festival Arts Trust to become the headline sponsor for the next 3 years.

As one of the region’s largest employers, with over 4000 employees based in Hull, we have a commitment to our employees and the area they live in. Our beliefs mirror those of Freedom Festival; we are passionate about engaging and connecting with the local community to support long-term regeneration.

We’re delighted to be sponsoring Freedom Festival again and to be involved in this fantastic event here in Hull is a privilege. We wish the Freedom Festival team great success for the year ahead and beyond.

We will become actively involved over the coming years and will help to support new ideas as the Freedom Festival goes from strength to strength. Whether this is through providing fantastic food at various locations throughout the event or encouraging our talented employees to get involved and support the festival, we will ensure we work hard to make the festival an ongoing success.



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Creative Funding Partners:

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Freedom Festival is a partner in the Without Walls Associate Touring Network, a group of festivals working together to extend the reach and benefits of the existing Without Walls programme in areas where there is low engagement with the arts, bringing high-quality outdoor work to diverse audiences across England. For more information on the work of Without Walls ATN, please

Business Partners:

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Media Parter:

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