Official Brewery Partner: Whitstable Bay

We are delighted to be working with Shepherd Neame.  Kent’s finest – and Britain’s oldest brewer for the 2018 Festival. As Official Brewery Partner, Shepherd Neame will be supporting the Festival across the whole of Whitstable, and we very much look forward to sampling the delights of their Whitstable Bay ale as the sun sets across the bay.


Special Partners: Anno Distillers

We are excited to be working with this wonderful Kent distillery to bring a special feature back to the 2018 Festival. Anno Distillers will be present at more than one location, so don’t miss getting a taste of the spirit of alchemy!


The Festival Stage with Miles & Barr

We are really happy to welcome back long-time supporters of the Festival, Miles & Barr as sponsors for the 2018 Festival. The Festival Stage with Miles & Barr will be hosting a broad range of fine musical performances across the weekend with Miles & Barr’s support helping to ensure that both local and established talent can appear at the Festival.


Festival Partner:  Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company

It is with great pleasure that we welcome back long-time friends to the festival and locals of legendary status, Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company as supporters once more for 2018. WOFC facilitate some of the most iconic festival moments, including the Grotters, and have our gratitude for their essential participation. We are also thrilled to have them bring their famous catch up onto the slopes – ensuring Whitstable grown oysters are very much on the menu!


Landing of the Oysters event sponsor:  DUMA

Duma is a bespoke lighting shop in the heart of Whitstable’s independent high street run by Rose & James.
We pride ourselves with sourcing a wide range of lighting solutions to suit every taste, purpose and budget, and there are always bold and unusual designs in stock. James custom makes and designs lights on either an individual basis or for large developments or commercial projects, allowing for creativity and specificity. Importantly his experience allows him to be able to advise how to light the trickiest of spaces.
Duma is a unique shop full of inspiration to really enhance your interior (or exterior).


Grotters event sponsor:  Whitstable Holiday Homes

A unique collection of seaside holiday homes in the heart of Whitstable from traditional fisherman cottages, modern apartments to fabulous beachfront family homes.
What makes us special is our renowned high standard of customer care and service from the moment you book when we match the perfect home to your requirements; to our pre-check in service of your holiday home so we know everything is in working order before you arrive; to when we meet and greet you at the door and show you around your holiday home; and finally our on call service throughout your stay.
Whitstable Holiday Homes takes great care of you.


Landing of the Oysters event sponsor:  Samphire

Samphire is an independent, family run Bistro in the heart of Whitstable. We showcase the best seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms, allotments, fisherman and producers in Kent and the South East. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner seven days a week.


Festival Bars sponsor:  Drink Warehouse UK

We are proud to say Drink Warehouse UK has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support as we strive to innovate and lead within our sector.

Drink Warehouse UK are dedicated to service and inspired by perfection. Click the link to find out more


i-Spy Competition sponsor:  Home Sweet Home

We are a locally based holiday home management service, who can help out with all aspects of your holiday let or AirBnB.


Oyster Eating Competition event sponsor:  Whitstable Pie & Mash

Traditional fresh, handmade London pies, mash, stewed eels & liquor.
Harbour Street, in the heart of Whitstable. Open 7 days a week – takeaway service available.


Crabbing event sponsor:  George’s Mini Market

The Aladdin’s cave of Whitstable!
Your one stop shop for all your needs and more:-) at fantastic prices.


Would you like the opportunity to perform at this year's Whitstable Oyster Festival??

We are looking for performers of all kinds to join us in this years programming.

If you think you have what it takes to entertain the masses, drop us a line at wof@fulleventproduction #wof19

The time is upon us.... Keep watching for updates #wof19

Grotters #WOF18

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