2017 Sponsors 2018-01-18T16:01:05+00:00


Thank you to all our 2017 sponsors, who are listed below. Click on the logos to visit their website.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2018 Festival, please contact: info@wellsfoodfestival.co.uk

Lead Sponsors

Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Property specialists in the South West, Greenslade Taylor Hunt offers an extensive range of property services covering the residential and commercial markets, equestrian properties, farms and new homes in the South West.

Jon Thorner’s of Somerset

Starting in 1976, Jon Thorner’s was one of the very first farm shops and specialises in providing locally reared meat.

We champion the best Somerset has to offer all under one roof.

Other Valued Sponsors

Charlie Bigham’s

Charlie founded Charlie Bigham’s in 1996 with the sole aim of creating really delicious, top quality dishes – putting in all the love and attention that you would if you were to cook them yourself. His aim was to help people put their feet up and steal back some quality time together. And with great success! Since then, he’s created 31 recipes, launched in six different retailers, and convinced more and more people to ‘turn off the phones, dim the lights, crack open a bottle and enjoy a wonderful night in over some really great food’.

Crest Nicholson – South West

Crest Nicholson has been building new homes for 50 years and is firmly established as a leading developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities.

Old Mill

Old Mill is an award winning business success story. Formed by a buyout in 2006, the practice has more than doubled in size since then through organic growth. We now have four offices across the West Country in Yeovil, Wells, Exeter and Melksham and look after over 5,000 private and business clients.

Wells City Council

Wells City Council is pleased to sponsor the Wells Food Festival 2017, we are particularly excited to offer the use of the Town Hall to support local business and the community groups.

The Food Festival helps to promote the city and encourage tourism, and the City Council congratulates the organisers on the evolving success of this dynamic event.

Harris + Harris

Harris & Harris is a long-established law firm based in Wells and Frome. We apply the old fashioned principle of putting clients first. We offer independence, integrity and approachability.

Bowley’s Garage

Bowley’s Garage is a professional, family run garage offering MOT testing, servicing, diagnostics and repairs for all makes and models of car.

Chubb Bulleid

Somerset solicitors with offices in Wells, Street and Somerton. We are a local firm, owned and managed by local people, at the very centre of the community.

Higos Insurance Services

Higos Insurance Services Ltd is one of the leading insurance brokers in the UK, specialising in the provision of personal lines and commercial lines general insurance products.

NFU Mutual

NFU Office, Cathedral View, Wookey Hole Road, Wells, Somerset BA5 2BT
G K Heal, A S Mitchell & K S Brake
Telephone 01749 673786


Morrisons is delighted to be supporting our local community through the Wells Food Festival.

Custom Cameras

Custom Cameras Ltd was founded in 1981 by three engineers with extensive experience in the design of specialised industrial television systems. Since then we have been producing world leading camera systems for quality-conscious customers.

Enterprise Mendip

Enterprise Mendip is an initiative developed in partnership between Mendip District Council, Strode College and the Mendip Chambers of Commerce at Frome, Shepton Mallet, Glastonbury and Wells in 2013. Each Chamber chooses to deliver the programme in different ways – most common, however, are networking sessions and business development workshops. For more information contact your local Chamber of Commerce or kelly.knight@mendip.gov.uk

The Laundry

The ever changing window display lures you into a vibrant shop with ranges of quality clothing, jewellery and gifts which you can browse to your heart’s content. From stunning jewellery to the elegant simplicity of our ranges of clothing.

Wells Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

If you run a business in the Wells area, come along to our monthly meetings, networking and training events. Our aim is to collaborate, participate and communicate with our local business community, for the benefit of our own businesses and for the good of our city. See our website for further information.


TePe, a Swedish family-owned company, have been designing, developing and manufacturing oral hygiene products since 1965. TePe, widely known for their Interdental Brushes (IDBs), are endorsed and recommended by dental professionals worldwide, and TePe are currently the number one brand for interdental brushes in the UK. TePe has chosen Wells, Somerset as the location for their new UK headquarters.

Morris & Perry

Morris and Perry are a staunchly independent family owned company located in the middle of the Mendips. Our main focus in now asphalt, concrete and aggregates, which we provide to a wide range of industries and companies.

Party Packs

Your first stop shop for all your online party supplies and decorations: offering a wide range of themed fancy dress costumes and accessories – creating fantastic ideas for any occasion!


Waitrose has achieved a high profile in the area of organic and locally produced products. Our Leckford Estate in Hampshire produces products including mushrooms, apples and milk and demonstrates the continuing commitment of Waitrose to champion British farming and help customers trace food production from the farm to the checkout.

Wells Journal

Media partner to the Wells Food Festival.