Entertaining the community and raising money for local good causes


SPONSORS - Local Businesses who donate time, money and resources

The Feast welcomes the involvement of local businesses, from contributions of time or materials to financial donations.  This year we have had more support than ever and we would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generosity.

Festival & Feast Main Sponsor: Tucker Gardner

Tucker Gardner estate agents deal with all major aspects of property sales and lettings in the Cambridge and Ely area.  The company has supported The Feast since the first event in 1994 and is proud of its association with this important local event.  Thanks largely to word of mouth recommendations the agency lists over 3000 properties each year.  Visit www.tuckergardner.com or call 01223 845240.

Comedy Night AND Back To The 80s sponsored by Davies Solicitors

Davies Solicitors are based on Woollards Lane in Great Shelford and specialise in family law, wills, probate, estate planning, and civil litigation. Based in the village since 2004, the company is delighted to have the opportunity to support the Feast again this year. 

For more information, please visit:  www.daviessolicitors.co.uk or call 01223 842211.


Jerry’s Bar sponsored by Cheffins Estate Agents

Cheffins is the leading estate agent in the Eastern region with its headquarters in the historic city of Cambridge and a network of offices strategically positioned in Saffron Walden, Ely, Newmarket and Haverhill. The London office complements their regional expertise by offering exposure to buyers and sellers in the capital. The team at Cheffins in Cambridge has an unrivalled depth of experience and you can expect a superior personal and professional service delivered with integrity seven days a week.

For more information contact 01223 214214 or visit www.cheffins.co.uk


Food Tent sponsored by The Plough and The Square & Compasses

Your local village pubs, The Plough and The Square & Compasses, are proud to sponsor the Feast food tent.  The Square and Compasses serves traditional home-cooked food and is an example of the way a village pub should be.  The Plough shows live sport on TV, has frequent music events and quiz nights.  Both pubs serve real ale and are important hubs of the community.


Feast Day sponsored by Waterlilies

Waterlilies is a family run beauty and relaxation business. This year they are celebrating their 10th year anniversary in the village of Stapleford.  They genuinely strive to offer the very best in client care, quality treatments and effective products.  They are proud to have won two five star beauty awards and look forward to showing off their skills and sharing their friendly welcome at the Shelford Feast.

Visit www.waterlilies.org.uk or call 01223 844700.


Quiz Night sponsored by Pipe Dreams Plumbers

Pipe Dreams Plumbing is a Shelfor-based plumbing and heating company.  Their philosophy is to be recognised as the best plumber in the village, with excellent customer service, reliability and a reasonable approach to pricing.  The company is highly experienced in bathroom design and bathroom installation.  They have also worked for many years carrying out bathroom adaptions for use by the elderly & disabled.

For more information, please visit:  www.pipe-dreams-plumbing.co.uk or call 01223 524531


Ska Night sponsored by Altone

Altone is a print and print management company based in Sawston that specialises in the supply of quality print and print related services.  They are committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service and quality of product.  Altone provide a single point of contact for all your printing requirements, saving you and your organisation time and resources. 

Visit www.altone.ltd.uk or call 01223 837840.


Beer Festival sponsored by Tayabali Tomlin & White

Tayabali Tomlin & White is a two partner firm with a small group of professional dedicated staff.  They believe that their clients’ needs are best met by dealing directly with one of the senior members of staff, irrespective of their size or needs.  The firm has an excellent reputation within Cambridge and East Anglia due to their consistently sound advice and the good relationships they strive hard to maintain.

Visit www.ttandw.co.uk or call 01223 843324.


Craft Fair sponsored by Scotsdales

Scotsdales garden centre in Shelford is one of the largest independent garden centres in the UK.  The centre has established itself as the premier garden shop in Cambridge and has been the first stop for the region’s gardeners for over 40 years.  Scotsdales has collaborated with The Feast for many years and is proud to sponsor the Craft Fair. 

Visit www.scotsdales.com or call 01223 842777.

Media Sponsor: OH! Films

OH! Films is a local BAFTA award-winning video production company offering the full range of film services for businesses of all sizes.  They provide clients with a personalised service that is always to the highest production standards.  Whatever your project, from short videos to full length documentaries, they can deliver a broadcast quality film to meet your budget.  Their philosophy is to remain bespoke so they can adapt quickly to their clients’ needs while also avoiding high agency fees that larger companies charge.

For more information visit www.ohfilms.com or call 01223 651414.


There are various sponsorship packages available.  If your business would like to get involved next year please contact: shelfordfeast@gmail.com   


Website Sponsor: MOBAS  Based in Stapleford, MOBAS is a creative agency with true integrated capabilities in four key areas: Brand, Design, PR and Digital.  They have helped us with publicity and designed this website.


COMPANIES - Without whose help the Feast could not go ahead

CLAC Summer Language Courses  Based in Great Shelford, CLAC runs summer language and activity courses for young people at centres in the South of England.

The Shelford Deli  Long time providers of our vegetarian option for The Feast and a very successful business providing high quality food to people in the village and much further afield! Thank you Nicky and Drew!

Kash Store  Kash is the original nerve centre of The Feast when it was previously owned by Jerry Brown.  Now Kash Newsagents and Stores (01223 843307) on 33 Hinton Way, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5AX is still our emergency backup store!    

Cambridge Academy of Transport  CEO, John Doviak, has given tirelessly of his own time and resources, photocopying, organising, advising on every aspect of Feast life.

Great Shelford Parish Council  For their continued support in many ways

Great Shelford Scouts and Guides HQ  For use of the Scout Hut for the duration of Feast Week. If you want to book it for a party contact the bookings secretary.



The Bunch collectively take on the responsibility for organising - and firefighting - the events, and are generally too modest to want their names listed here - but there are small businesses and local people without whom the Feast would be the poorer.

Simon Sparrow Carpenter and Joiner, and Feast fixer and painter

Andrew Roberts Design, who put many hours into the creation of the Feast Programme

Barker Brothers Butchers of 43 High Street, Great Shelford who supply our Feast meat

Graham White Joinery

Mike Gatward Builder