Our Sponsors and Funders

We would like to thank the following sponsors and funders for all their support…

If you would like to sponsor one of our events or have another suggestion for corporate support, please get in touch with Jo Kidd using the become a sponsor form.


Animal aid

Animal Aid is one of the world’s longest established animal rights groups, having been founded in 1977. We campaign peacefully against all forms of animal abuse and promote cruelty-free living.

Our vision is a world in which animals are no longer harmed and exploited for human gain, but allowed to live out their lives in peace. We work hard to bring an end to practices that involve animal abuse and exploitation, but we also take a pragmatic approach and call for measures such as CCTV in slaughterhouses, that will help to reduce suffering in the meantime.



VegFund empowers vegan advocates worldwide through grant funding and supporting effective outreach that inspires people to choose and maintain a vegan lifestyle.

A compassionate and healthy world where all people embrace a vegan way of life.


Canterbury Connected Business Improvement District (BID) is an independent, business-led, not-for-profit initiative voted for by the businesses of Canterbury on the 18th July 2014 to ensure continued investment in Canterbury City Centre. Our mission is to help make Canterbury a vibrant, exciting, well connected and successful business community; an attractive, clean, green, safe and enjoyable destination for customers and clients, shoppers and staff, residents, students and visitors; and a profitable place in which to do business.


With 30 years of experience we’re one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of dairy, lactose and gluten free vegan cheese products. Our Sheese range is award winning, and we’re proud to say that all of our products are certified Vegan, and most are Kosher.

Our production process is also completely animal free in our dedicated Free From Factory on the Isle of Bute in Scotland, with everything done to the highest ethical standards. Sheese products are now stocked by many shops all over Europe, and also Canada & New Zealand, through Asia and South Africa.

Abbots Mill Project

The Abbot’s Mill Project aims to develop an urban hub of sustainability and social justice, powered solely by non-centralised, renewable energy, principally through reinstating a water wheel into the old mill race on the site of the former Abbot’s (Denne’s) Mill, the seven-storey mill that once stood on St Radigund’s Street in the heart of Canterbury.


 Plant Powered Films

Are you a vegan business and struggling with online media?

Using the power of video, Plant Powered Films can increase your followers and bring you closer to your customers. Facebook Live video is pushed up the rankings and gives your customers a chance to ask you questions live and lets you connect with them.

Whilst it’s true anyone can use a smartphone and go live, Plant Powered Films have multi-camera set-ups that allow titles and even guests from other locations to be brought in live.

If you need video coaching or a five plus camera setup, get in touch.

Canterbury City Council

Canterbury City Council provides district council services to 160,000 people living in Canterbury, Herne Bay, Whitstable and the surrounding villages.

Canterbury College

Our community goes beyond the City and our 4,500 students study with us from all parts of East Kent.

In 2017, the College was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is going from strength to strength. It has facilities that we are very proud of and in which we will continue to invest, to ensure our students learn in environments with expert staff, who give them the edge in the employment market. Canterbury College is a place which students aspire to attend and choose as an alternative to sixth form. It is also seen as a progression opportunity for those studying at other colleges within the EKC Group.

We are working alongside key local employers and partners such as Canterbury City Council, Barretts, Canterbury Cathedral and the Marlowe Theatre to provide our students with the best opportunities for employer engagement, and to enable Canterbury College to be at the heart of the City’s future development.