Sponsors 2018


Title Sponsor

The Festival of Hunting are delighted to announce a three year title sponsorship with Lycetts Insurance Brokers.

Lycetts is a leading, independently operated insurance broker and financial services company offering specialist, impartial advice on a wealth of products and services for farm and estate, commercial, bloodstock, household, and personal risks as well as financial planning advice.

With a network of regional offices throughout the UK, many of which link in with their local hunt networks, Lycetts is well known for sponsoring point-to-point fixtures, hunter trials, hunt balls and many other such events to support local packs of hounds

Lycetts has a specific focus in the Rural sector with specialist expertise in advising farmers and landowners on an increasingly diverse range of insurance for rural businesses. From property to liability, specialist agricultural motor and fleet insurance, farm, equine, livestock, rural pursuits and rural business insurance to wealth management, inheritance tax planning and pension advice, Lycetts are delighted to advise those in the rural community.

“Our headline sponsorship of the Festival of Hunting sits at the heart of Lycetts philosophy to work with those involved in the rural community and the Lycetts Festival of Hunting organisers are one of a number of well known rural organisations with whom we have a close relationship. We aim to be the most trusted specialist adviser in this sector for those requiring our insurance broking and financial advisory expertise and support of events such as this is a key part of our strategy. Agreeing our title sponsorship of the Lycetts Festival of Hunting for a further three years affirms our unwavering commitment to this event and the rural community in which it sits and we hope this will not go unnoticed by those involved in hunting during these challenging times. I am delighted to lead our headline sponsorship of this event and look forward to welcoming friends old and new to the Festival in July”

ANGUS KEATE Deputy Chairman, Lycetts Insurance Brokers



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Sponsors of the Inter-Hunt relay ring.

Honri Hats are proud to be supporting the Inter Hunt Relay at the 2018 Lycetts Festival of Hunting.  For 20 years Paul Baynham-Honri has been selling and fitting bespoke hunt caps to the hunting community.  He understands what you all do and talks your language.  For the last 4 years Honri Hats have had their range of Hunt caps manufactured exclusively by  a relatively new high quality workshop in London that has over 30 years experience in the making and servicing of bespoke Hats.  Honri Hats aim to keep the traditional look going and getting back to the quality of making that was seen in the past.  With his extensive experience in the fitting of Goss bodied caps, Paul is probably the most experienced person in the world in the fitting of traditional hunt caps, Top Hats and Bowlers.
Honri Hats have three styles of Hunt cap and will always make sure that the customer has the style that is best for them.  This includes making specials for those who need them.  We can offer caps in Black, Navy, Dark Grey & Brown or what ever colour or finish you want.



Baily’s are the proud sponsors of the Beagle ring and the Basset ring.
Bailys Hunting Directory is the only multi-national hunting directory in the world, listing hunts of all types from around 20 countries on 5 continents.  From our origins as a monthly magazine in 1860, through the years of the highly-recognisable annual hard-back book with distinctive red cover from 1897 to 2007, Baily’s has been viewed as the premier resource for, and about, hunting hounds and hunting people.

Baily’s has embraced the modern world with a social media presence on Facebook and Twitter, and a subscription-based website at www.bailyshuntingdirectory.com.  
Whether you want to find the latest hunt details from the Directory, view our gallery of thousands of pictures from around the world, read our huge article archive, or visit our online shop with hunting-related products, Baily’s remains the must-have hunting resource.

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Computer Conquest are the sponsors of The Old English Competition being held in Ring Two. CCQ is a software engineering company which focuses on the finance and engineering business sectors. After receiving a request for a custom built contacts management system for hunts, CCQ Hunt Management Systems was launched.

The basic system allows multiple users to share the data and allows easy, efficient communications via text message, email or letter to Hunt Subscribers, Farmers and Landowners, Hunt Supporters, Donors etc.  Everything is safely stored in one place and the simple interface saves a lot of time.  Additional features can be added (or indeed removed) to suit individual requirements.

Designed by Masters, treasured by Secretaries.

Quote from the Managing Director:

“CCQ is delighted to support the Festival of Hunting.  As a family we all love our hunting, making sponsoring something so close to our hearts particularly rewarding.  Hugh Buxton, Managing Director, CCQ”



Countryside Alliance are our proud partners for 2018.

The Countryside Alliance is known for its work on wildlife and management, but its agenda is far broader than that incorporating food & farming, local businesses and services and the injustices of poor mobile phone signal and broadband in the countryside. We are anything but a single issue organisation and represent the interests of country people from all backgrounds. With over 100,000 supporters the Countryside Alliance promotes the rural way of life in Parliament, in the media and on the ground. Our aim is to promote understanding and acceptance of the rural way of life and activities such as hunting and shooting in a managed landscape, and to protect them from bias, misinformation and over regulation. If you care about the rural way of life, join the Countryside Alliance today. Save 20% on direct debit membership with code 16DD