We are so thankful for the dedication and generosity of our family of sponsors. This is more than just a listing of logos – this is a community of organisations who have truly supported their community and our vision ‘to welcome literature and film lovers across the country to share in the College’s literary history’.


‘Media Village is a full service creative agency delivering integrated marketing support services based a short distance from the M65 that serves Blackburn, Burnley, Preston and surrounding areas.

We support companies, big and small, to grow their business by offering marketing support including design and printing services. Whilst there are many creative design agencies to choose from, few can provide the same extensive services that we are able to offer.’


‘We’re a bunch of independent, plain speaking Northerners with a dead simple reason for getting out of bed each morning – do great work and perform great works.

At Viva we help you achieve certain aims – Building Relationships; Selling Stuff; Engaging with Employees; Handling Your Reputation and Attracting Talented Folk. The other Viva difference is this: we don’t do PR for the sake of coverage. We do it for tangible results.’


The first bookshop opened by a member of the Blackwell family was in Oxford in 1846.

Since then they have grown to a chain of 30 bookshops serving not only individual customers but also a host of libraries, universities, businesses and government departments.


“When you trust us to protect your school, we protect everyone who relies on it. In the event of a major loss, we do everything we can to make sure your pupils’ education is not interrupted. And as part of our risk support, we provide access to the Safer Schools app at no additional cost. This gives pupils, parents, carers and staff access to the latest safeguarding resources, including how to stay safe online.”

Zurich is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.


Little White Books are Lancashire’s leading Wedding Event organisers with the most comprehensive selection of wedding shows taking place within the popular and established wedding venues across the North West Region.


“As College Architects, we have developed a strategic masterplan for the historic estate and look forward to continuing our work with the Stonyhurst community over the coming year.”

As architects, landscape architects and urban designers, we create award winning buildings, living landscapes and thriving urban spaces, using inventive design to solve real life challenges. Putting people at the heart of our work, each of our projects is different but the driving force behind every one is the desire to create an environment that is beautiful and functional.


The LMC brand has been around for 15 years during which time we have become both well established and well respected by our customers. Our family run business offers a friendly, private door to door transfer service, aiming to give our customers the chance to appreciate the peace of mind of a personal, chauffeured transfer service. We specialise in corporate travel, whether you are travelling to or from the airport, railway station or entertaining a client in the evening. We also offer customers a courier service for any items that you need to get to a location as quickly as possible.


Melt have been hand making scented candles and reed diffusers since December 2000 from idyllic and peaceful rural premises in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Since then, Melt have naturally expanded from luxury home fragrances and now also offer organic body, skincare and perfumery products.


Dawsons Department Store is a family owned business located in the centre of the market town of Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Orginally opened as an ironmongers and fireplace merchant serving the rural farmers, we have expanded into the leading independent houseware store in the area.


Stanley House Hotel & Spa is a stunning, award winning boutique, country hotel, set in 54 acres of Ribble Valley countryside in Mellor, Lancashire. 

With 30 first-class bedrooms, unrivaled wedding and conference facilities, the hugely popular Mr Fred’s Bar and Lounge, and a world-class spa, Stanley House is truly a hotel like no other.


“We’re a group of dedicated individuals trying to bring ever more delightful drinks experiences to ever more people.”

Master of Malt offer lots of drink experiences that the can deliver – trying new things, learning about distilleries, choosing a perfect gift for a loved one, and learning how to make a cocktail. They are there to shorten the distance to amazing drinks experiences.

Located in the Ribble Valley, the chic Little Tea Co. offer Lancashire’s finest food and drink, as well as tea, coffee and variety of cakes. Their beautiful caravan is available for events and festivals.