Partners, Funders & Sponsors


A big ‘Thank You’ to our partners, funders and sponsors. We wouldn’t have a Festival without you all. Thank you for your generosity and support in helping to make the River Festival such a fantastic celebration of the wonderful landscape of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The Festival is supported and funded by the Wye Valley AONB Partnership, the Arts Council England, the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) from Welsh Government, the Arts Council of Wales, Visit Wales, Forestry England, Foresters’ Forest Landscape Partnership supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Environment Agency, Cadw, Ross Town Council, Monmouth Town Council. In-kind support from The Shire Hall Monmouth, Chepstow Walkers Are Welcome, Severn Area Rescue Service (SARA) and numerous volunteers & local communities.

This project has received funding via the Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) and supported through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Welsh Government, the Fund to improve the visitor experience and create stronger destinations by working together.