The Swindon Festival of Literature has been made possible by financial support from Arts Council England, Swindon Borough Council, Swindon Libraries’ Artswords; association and support in kind from Lower Shaw Farm, Swindon Dance, Africa Writes, BBC Wiltshire, Richard Jefferies Museum, Swindon Viewpoint, Creative Swindon Network, Secret Agent Marketing, Swindon Advertiser, Link Magazine, Total Swindon, SwindonWeb, Swindon Community Radio 105.5, Waterstones Bookshop, Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Swindon Libraries, SBC Outdoor Recreation Department, Swindon Community Choir, Friends of the Festival, and co-operation and help from numerous publishers and agents; the right help, in the right place, at the right time from Andrea Hirsch, Rosa, Jacob, Anna, Otto, and Ella; assistance and continuity from members of the Steering Group; more help, friendship, encouragement, and support from Mike Pringle, Kat Wright, Jonathan Davidson, Catherine Okoronkwo, Allie Brown, Martin Hawes, Linda Lee, Tony Hillier, all Friends of the Festival, and you. Thank you!

Steering & Support:
M Holland, A Hirsch, A Brown, J Cowgill, J Stephens, M Pringle 
Programme Design and Festival Webmaster: Mike Pringle
Proofing: Sarah Wilmott, Matt Holland
Promotion: Kat Wright, Zoe Thomas, Tony Hillier, Secret Agent Marketing, and their Festival Chronicle 
Technicians: Martin Hawes, Michael Fergie, Tom Falding & Fandangos Ltd. 
Festival Photographer: You? Please send us your choice pics, at:
Catering: Josie Cowgill 
Festival Helpers: Kat Wright, Jessica Povey, Nicola Stevenette, Michael Fergie, Josie Cowgill, Andrea Hirsch, Tony Hillier, Darine Flannagan, Jacob Hirsch-Holland, Lucy Watson, Mary Maguire, Liz Gilvin, Chan Yan Yin, aka Molly, Richard Lock-Pullan 
Festival Director/Organiser: Matt Holland

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Contact: Swindon Spring Festival, Lower Shaw Farm, Shaw, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 5PJ
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