Thank you to all our fantastic sponsors and supporters!

Main funder:

Arts Council England

Founding and main partners:

Brewery Arts Centre
Kendal College

Supported by:

Cumbria County Council
Kendal BID
Kendal Town Council
South Lakeland District Council
University of Dundee

Main sponsors:

Lancaster University
University of Cumbria

Family zone sponsors:

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Also supported by:

Brew Brothers
Choose Cumbria
Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.
Knockabout Press
MTP Media
Riverside Hotel Kendal
Ruskins Bar
The Factory Tap

In partnership with:

Institut Français du Royaume-Uni
Japan Foundation
Lyon BD Festival
National Cartoonists Society
National Football Museum
On a Marché sur la Bulle
The Finnish Comic Society
The Finnish Institute in London

Wallonie Bruxelles International

Thank you to our patrons:

Sean Phillips, Bryan Talbot, Mary Talbot, Zoom Rockman and Stephen L. Holland, owner of the award-winning independent comic shop Page 45 in Nottingham.

Thank you to our donors:

Former Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, Festival Chair Peter Kessler and patrons Bryan Talbot and Sean Phillips, supporting the LICAF Creator Development Fund - and to all the artists who contribute to our annual fundraising auctions.

Biggest thanks to all our wonderful volunteers!