National Winter Ales Festival 2017 Sponsors

The festival is very pleased to be able to say a thank you to our sponsors for whom we are eternally grateful. They help us in our quest to put this festival on for you so we just know they are more than worthy of a mention - and of course a big thank you to all of our advertisers here as well.

Lacons Brewery Ltd - Trade session - Glasses stand - Festival glasses

Dating back to 1760, Lacons brewery has recently returned after a 45 year break from brewing to much critical acclaim. Our award winning ales use the original Lacons yeast which was deposited in the National Collection of Yeast Cultures in 1959. We are excited to be a part of CAMRA’s National Winter Ale Festival and you can expect a varied range of our beautiful ales including Norfolk CAMRA champions Encore and Affinity, and some excellent winter brews. Later this year, we will complete a major upscale of our brewery to keep up with demand for our ale and will be launching a new beer to celebrate. Find out more about Lacons at

Calderstone - beer cards and volunteer t-shirts

Calderstone specialize in design, print production, branded merchandise, point of sale, exhibitions, presentation packaging and direct mail. We save you time and hassle by bringing together all the production facilities you need in to produce a job or fulfil a campaign. No more phone calls to various suppliers. We take the stress away so you can focus on other tasks, safe in the knowledge that everything is being looked after and cared for. We’re here to turn your ideas into reality. To see how we can help please visit or give us a call on 020 8391 3004

Alliance Local - Bar staff aprons

Alliance is the UK’s leading independent supplier of wholesale Catering Equipment, Disposables and cleaning chemicals to the Hospitality Industry and Public Sector. We supply the largest range of high-quality Commercial Kitchen Equipment, Disposables and Cleaning & Hygiene Equipment to the Hospitality Industry and Public Sector including Hotels and Restaurants, Pubs and Bars, Schools, Colleges and Universities, Health and Leisure Clubs, Nursing and Care Homes. With an emphasis on delivering quality products, we stock the very best brands in the industry, including Falcon, Lincat, Churchill, Dudson, Steelite, Diversey, Winterhalter, Ecolab, Swantex, SCA, Utopia, Artis, Nevilles, Huhtamaki to name but a few.

Festival Glass - Festival glasses

Festival Glass was established in 2002, in an old converted biscuit factory in the heart of the Pennines in West Yorkshire has now established itself as the UKs number one leading independent decorator of glassware. We specialize in supplying printed glassware to many Regional Brewers, SIBA, Campaign For Real Ale and any event that requires a printed glass.During our 25 years with glass decoration we have seen the market continuously changing and we have built good solid relationships with the main glass factors across Europe enabling us to offer a comprehensive range of glassware shapes to suit most requirements. In a competitive market place you need to keep your name on everyone’s lips, branded glassware is the only proven medium brewers use to promote their brand or brewery. Festival Glass can offer the small independent brewery a medium to reproduce branded glass at a competitive price.

Kettle Foods - Volunteer snacks

As beer and chips go so well together, Kettle Foods is very pleased to be involved with the Festival. Coming to the UK from the US in 1988, Kettle Chips are the nation’s favourite premium crisps. Since the beginning we’ve been based in Norwich, close to many of our potato growers, in fact over 90% of our potatoes come from within a 40 mile radius of our factory. Our chips are made with top quality ingredients - potatoes, sunflower oil and authentic seasonings – hand cooked in small batches to provide the distinctive golden colour, crunch and flavour of a Kettle Chip.

Lonsdale Direct Solutions - Guest tickets

Lonsdale Direct Solutions is a multi skilled Print Manufacturer for Design Agencies and Marketeers. We have pride being able to solve client print requirements with innovative and cost effective solutions, irrespective of the size of the project. Whether you require Digital and Litho printing, Large Format. POS Direct Mail, Digital communications or simply Fulfilment and Distribution, we cover it all - and more importantly the majority of our work is manufactured, packaged and delivered on site. We strive to truly engage with our clients and demonstrate a fresh approach to their marketing goals by delivering the most cost effective and distinctive solutions for them.

Pandoras Kitchen - Volunteer food

Our lovely, little quirky café in London street Norwich is the face of our business. A beautifully restored Victorian terrace with a basement kitchen, a wonderful shop floor, two upper floors of seating and a sun trap of a terrace on one of our fine city’s favourite thoroughfare. We cook, bake and create everything on site, unless one of our amazing artisan counterparts can do a better job. We gained national recognition when local legend “the fry up inspector” rated our brekkies so highly that we decided to collaborate and serve his perfect plate to the wonderfully supportive Norwich folk. This breakfast has been voted 4th best in the U.K. by The Daily Telegraph and we were listed by international publication, Esquire Magazine has one of the top 25 places to eat breakfast in Britain. We are so proud to have climbed the Tripadvisor league table to be listed as 5th best place to eat in Norwich (750 establishments), 18h in Norfolk (1904 establishments).

For sponsorship opportunities for the National Winter Ales Festival 2018 please contact or . Telephone 01727 867201