We are very proud and thankful to all our sponsors

Without the sponsors, Sleaford Oktoberfest would not be possible.  All of the proceeds from Sleaford Oktoberfest go to funding new defibrillator installations and managing those already in place.  Sponsorship is significant to us. it covers the fixed costs to ensure we can put as much as possible back into the local community.

This is the sponsor list for 2023, check this page nearer to next year's event for the details.


Pilgrim’s UK is Britain’s biggest higher welfare pig farmer and producer of sustainably produced quality pork products. Our Ruskington site produces both meat and meat free snacking products for many of Britain’s leading retailers and foodservice outlets - and is the number one scotch egg factory in the world!

We need more people to join our team to help meet growing demand – you don’t even need experience. Speak to one of our colleagues at the festival to learn about our career opportunities, from production operatives to managers - we have something for every skill and experience level.  You can also learn more about us and our latest vacancies here: https://bit.ly/3RYFtKr

Come and see and speak with representatives at the festival, find out more about what they offer - and try a free sample!

PLATINUM SPONSOR - Britannia Smeeton Panton

Britannia Smeeton Panton is  a family-run company that prides itself on offering excellent customer service.

They are based in Heckington, Lincolnshire but can cover removals in the surrounding areas as well as covering the whole of the UK and abroad if needed.

They also cater to businesses for office removals as well and can also offer a shredding service for any old documentation, should you need it.

If you’re moving abroad, Britannia Smeeton Panton can help it go smoothly. They wlll liaise with our international partners to help out with storing any items as well as arranging shipping or air freight. Wherever you’re moving to, they willl help out as much as we can to remove the stress from the process.

For more information, please call them on 01529 449075 or email admin@lincolnshire-removals.co.uk.


We are delighted again this year to announce that Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company will be the Real Ale Bar Sponsor, providing a range of UK ales and Continental bier to enjoy with a range of live music and entertainment.

We are delighted again to welcome back to this year's Oktoberfest Sleafordian Coaches for the Marquee Sponsor. A family run business since 1964. Providing coach hire for Lincolnshire, Holidays and Day Excursions, and Bus Services. Visit their website to find online day trips and tours. Located at Pride Parkway, East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8GL. 01529-303333.

Valero Energy, manufacturers of finished petroleum products, known in the UK through their Texaco branded service stations, have agreed to be our fuel sponsor again for this year.  You will also see some Valero Volunteers behind the bar giving us a helpful hand.

New gold sponsor this year, we are very pleased to welcome Fen-Bay Services. Firmly established as one of the leading providers of loading bay equipment, industrial doors, double deck loading bays, scissor lifts and gates and security barriers throughout the UK and Europe. We provide innovative and eco-efficient solutions with our extensive in-house knowledge built on 25 years of experience within the industry. 0800-533-5817.

Another new gold sponsor, we are pleased to welcome Hyperlincs Limited. A Sleaford based web development and hosting solution providing services to small- and medium-sized businesses. 0300 102 1529.

Many thanks to Biffa Waste for managing the collection and disposal of the general waste and recycling created from the event.  They work with businesses of varying sizes and within all sectors across the UK, to help you decide which waste management services, collections and recycling services best fit your needs.  From general waste collections, to hazardous waste management, to dry mixed recycling, and much more.  No matter what you need from your waste carrier, Biffa are there to help.

SILVER SPONSORS - Sponsoring two ales or ciders

Chris Havelock Osteopathy & Rehabilitation —  Chris is a fully qualified member of the General Osteopathic Council treating a wide range of conditions.  Based in Sleaford. 07396-286071.

D.C. Baxter (Motors) Ltd — Third generation business since 1971.  A fuel station, convenience store and workshop on Rectory Road in Ruskington. 01526-832321.

Duncan & Toplis — One of the largest independent accounting and business advisers in the East Midlands, providing a full range of services across our region and beyond. 01529-303773.

East Midlands Flowscreed — Offering professional liquid flowscreed and underfloor heating services throughout Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and the UK. 07572 383943.

Lincoln Office Furniture — For home and office solutions, Lincoln. 01522-696653.

Quarrington Design Ltd — Civil and structural engineering surveys and SAP assessments. 01529-413864.

Ringrose Law Providing legal advice and services throughout Lincolnshire and Newark. With 5 offices spanning the county, they provide personal and commercial law in a range of different legal areas.  Contact Sleaford office on 01529-301300.

SHD Composites  Leaders in composite technology. 01529-307629.

Simpson Butchers — Simpsons Butchers buy from local farmers and producers wherever possible, supporting the local economy and keeping food miles low. Over the years Simpsons have picked up many awards including Midlands and East of England Butcher Shop of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and were crowned winners of the UK’s Best Butchers Shop in both 2015 and 2017 for their flagship Heckington store. 01529-460403.

Tony Skinner & Sons — We design and build.  Building contractors, civil engineers, design landscaping, based in Boston.  01205-354443.

Valero Volunteers — Sponsorship from individual employees from Valero who are volunteering with us throughout the weekend.

Westgate Fire Services — A local business covering Lincolnshire and surrounding counties, providing fire extinguisher, emergency lighting and fire alarm servicing. 01529-414595.

Wright Vigar — Chartered accountants based in Northgate, Sleaford. A team of qualified and experienced professionals delighted to have an opportunity to meet with you and explain how working with us can make a real difference to you and your business. 01529-415500.

BRONZE SPONSORS - Sponsoring one ale or cider

8-Sail Brewery — Based at the Windmill in Heckington, a great selection of beers, six on offer at this festival.  01529-469308.

Andy Snax — Producers of succulent, handmade sandwiches, rolls, salads, wraps and buffets which are distributed across the East Midlands and East Anglia from purpose-built premises by a fleet of refrigerated vehicles.  01529-414447.

Appetites — A well known, independent take away, sandwich bar and coffee shop established in Sleaford for over 30 years.  Located on Southgate.  01529-307022.

The Barge & Bottle — Now you can enjoy Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer indoors and outdoors with us in our recently refurbished beer garden and spacious new outdoor patio area.  Umbrellas, lighting, heaters, TV's, booths, planters, bistro tables, great food, refreshing drinks, fabulous service!  Located on Carre Street, Sleaford.  01529-303303.

Clover Dental Care — A state-of-the-art, modern, fully air-conditioned practice, which prides itself on providing the highest quality dental care using the latest materials and techniques against a backdrop of gentle and calm surroundings.  01529-306123.

Haborn Products — Animal housing specialists. Fulfil your dreams of owning your very own professional boarding kennel or cattery business. Or maybe a dream kennel set up for your personal pets, which include cats, dogs, birds, the list goes on and on.  01529-691240.

HCS Cladding & Construction — Family run cladding and construction business.  01529-240022.

JP Autos — Service and repair of vehicles.  01529-968350.

Mark Rice Estate Agents — Based at 19 Northgate, the most experienced Estate Agent in the area having won awards for "Estate Agent of the Year" on two occasions.  They pride themselves on attention to detail and first class service which is backed up by years of experience working in the local area.  Offering services for all your property needs with a wide range of properties on offer in Sleaford and surrounding areas.  01529-414488.

MBMS Ltd — MBMS provide heating, plumbing, electrical and renewable services across The East of England and beyond. Working with domestic and commercial properties, we deliver a range of planned and reactive maintenance work.  01529-417571.

O'Connell Builders — Contact Ady O'Connell for all types of building and construction work.  07743-929893.

Rod Martin Window Cleaning Services — Local trusted window cleaners with many years of experience.  07766-223491.

Wheelcraft UK — The specialists to call when you need new car tyres fitting, wheel repairs, or old tyre replacements.  A family business based in Heckington, just outside of Sleaford offering excellent quality tyres, tyre fitting, and tyre and wheel repairs, in addition to a personal and professional service to all of their customers.  01529-462162.

Willow Homes — Offering detached executive dwellings set in spacious plots for sale and also offer a comprehensive range of building and electrical services to both domestic and commercial clients. We have our own NICEIC accredited electrician.  01529-421167.

Many thanks to all of our barrel sponsors, last few remaining, contact us at Enquiries@SleafordOktoberfest.com. Click on the sponsor name for a direct link to their website (where available).