The Celtic and Irish Cultural Society’s sponsors have been generous, without their support, it would be impossible to stage our events.

Current Major Sponsors

Benefits of Sponsorship

Repeat sponsors such as FDL, Accurate Developments, Coinford Construction and LFN Group have demonstrated their confidence in the CICS through continued partnership. Sponsorship benefits the local community and promotes business.

Recent Sponsors:

Previous supporters include:

  • Bank of Ireland
  • McCabe Group
  • O’Farrell Building and Construction
  • Tourism Ireland

Sponsorship in the form of Raffle / Grand Raffle tickets are also welcome. Sizeable donations have been received from Enjoy Travel and Allied Irish Bank.


The Celtic and Irish Cultural Society is part funded by the Dion Fund, The Big lottery Fund (Awards For All), the Gatwick Airport Community Trust, Crawley Town Centre Partnership, West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council.

Supported by Crawley Borough CouncilAwards For All FundedSupported by the Gatwick Airport Community TrustSupported by Crawley Town Centre PartnershipSupported by West Sussex County Council

Emigrant Support Programme

Friends of the Society

The Society has also seen strong support from Crawley Borough Council, its councillors and Sussex Police. Without the support of CBC or Sussex Police, the Saint Patrick’s Parade would not be possible. They have shown a strong commitment to enable Crawley to host events in its busy thoroughfares.

Associate Supporters

The Celtic and Irish Cultural Society’s associate supporters sponsor smaller events at the Crawley Irish Festival, provide major raffle prizes or provide services to events such that expensives are minimised. Additional assistance has been received from:

  • Allbuild
  • BBC Southern Counties
  • Carlow Association London
  • Crawley News
  • Crawley Observer
  • Easy Radio
  • Enjoy Travel
  • Hendrick’s Lovell
  • Hobgoblin Music
  • Irish Post
  • Irish World
  • Radio Mercury


Established groups are encouraged to particpate in Celtic and Irish Cultural Society events: to take part in its parades, its entertainment schedule and its festival. Groups that have particpated include:

  • Andromeda School of Irish Dancing
  • Blackthorn
  • Brooklands Dance Troupe
  • Dartford and District Pipe Band
  • Dunbrody Folk Group
  • Emerald Sports and Social Club
  • Gatwick Caledonian Pipers
  • TS Glorious Marching Band
  • Mullins’ School of Irish Dancing
  • New Ross and District Pipe Band
  • O’Brien School of Irish Dancing
  • Sack the Bouzouki
  • Us4

Get Involved

If you want to get involved please email info@celtic-irish.co.uk.

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