Launched under the direction of Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the 2010 Manchester Children’s Book Festival was the first of its kind in the North West of England. The Festival had the support of a number of sponsors and partners, who are listed below.
The next Festival will take place in June and July of 2012 and we are currently talking to businesses and organisations – large and small – and building bespoke packages. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for the Manchester Children’s Book Festival, please contact Festival Directors James Draper (email@example.com; +44 (0) 161 247 1787) and Kaye Tew (firstname.lastname@example.org; +44 (0) 161 247 1966).
|Eversheds – Leading legal adviser to the Higher Education sector in the Chambers and Partners Directory, HE Yearbook, and the Legal 500.|
|Greater Manchester Aim Higher – the Government’s initiative to widen participation in higher education in England throughactivities that raise the aspirations of young people.
GM Aim Higher are sponsors of free places at many Festival events for Greater Manchester school-children and supporters of the ‘Young Journalist’ and ‘Twitter’ projects).
|Kids Unlimited – sponsors of the Michael Rosen ‘Bear Hunt’ event. kidsunlimited offer full time and part time day nursery places for children aged from 3 months to 5 years.|
|O2 – supplier of Blackberries and technical support for the Twitter project)supplier of Blackberries and technical support for the Twitter project)supplier of Blackberries and technical support for the Twitter project|
|Commonword – Helping new writers become more successful|
|Manchester City Council|
|MEN (Manchester Evening News) Media – Media Partner|
|The Midland Hotel, Manchester|
|National Association for Writers in Education (NAWE)|
|Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital Charity|
|St Ann’s Church|
|Society for General Microbiology – collaborators on the ‘Twilight and Science of the Vampires’ workshop|
|Usborne Children’s Books|
|Children’s Hospice South West – Precious Lives Appeal|
|NSPCC : Registered charity number 216401 and SC037717|