cinch is proud to be the official headline sponsor for CarFest. cinch makes it easy for you to find, buy and own your perfect car and has quickly established itself as a leader for online car search and purchases in the UK. With over 1000 quality checked cars added every week, a 14-day money back guarantee, and delivery direct to your door wherever you are across mainland UK, Scottish Islands, and the Isle of Wight you can be certain to cinch it.
OUR FESTIVAL PARTNERS
Sponsor of The Showcase Stage & Club CarFest
Get energy effortlessly. Our on the go EV charging network is one of the UK’s largest – and it’s growing all the time, with more than 8,750 charging points.
Plug into fast, rapid and ultra-fast chargers – in ultra-convenient locations. Whether you’re shopping for groceries or staying in a hotel – just plug in, power up and go.
Sponsor of The Big Early and Official Coffee Partner
Costa Coffee has been crafting the finest quality coffee’s for over 50 years. Revolutionary methods and passion for quality have made Costa Coffee the Nation’s Favourite coffee shop for 13 years running.
But Costa Coffee is much more than just a coffee shop. We’re in your kitchen cupboard, the boost you need when you’re on the go and now even at your favourite festivals. We’ll be bringing the coffee, the frappe’s and all sorts of fun experiences, so make sure you’re there to join us and join in.
Download the Costa Club app now for exclusive deals & offers.
Your summer, made a little better with Costa Coffee
Sponsor of The Chef’s Stage
In 2010, Dr. Robert Wang married his love for cuisine and computer algorithms, to create a new device combining pressure cooking, slow cooking and rice cooking. Robert had the need to feed his family well, but wanted to save time in the kitchen, so he could spend more time with family – the Instant Pot was born! Taking the US by storm, in 2012 the Instant Pot became the most advanced Pressure Cooker on the market. Fast forward to 2018, and the Instant Pot launched in the UK and quickly grew from one Instant Pot model to four.
And as we shifted to a new way of life, spending even more time at home, a range of innovative multi-functional Instant Vortex Air Fryers launched. With the goal to make life simpler around the home, our products and brands are designed to help people make and enjoy food together.
Today, the Instant range consists of 27 products – from Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cookers, a wide range of Air Fryers and combination cookers which combine Instant Pot and Air Frying functionality in one. With Instant in your kitchen, you can rethink the way you cook – from delicious dishes and mouth-watering meals to speedy snacks and tasty treats, the possibilities are endless.
Sponsor of The Track, Motorsport Paddock & Driver’s Lounge
Established in 1971, the Kwik Fit Group is one of the largest independent automotive parts, repair and replacement specialists in the world. Kwik Fit has over 600 service centres across the UK and more than 200 mobile tyre fitting vehicles, making it the UK’s leading tyre, exhaust, brake and MOT specialist. Details of its range of products and services can be found at kwik-fit.com
LKQ Euro Car Parts
Sponsor of The Smallest Cog Restoration Garage
Unrivalled choice, value and service
LKQ Euro Car Parts is the UK and Ireland’s leading distributor of parts, consumables, equipment, training and more, specialising in the trade, retail and collision markets. With more than 9,000 colleagues across 270+ branches, and more than 130,000 different parts in stock, LKQ Euro Car Parts is committed to delivering the right part, first time, on time – underpinned by unrivalled service and technical support, over the phone and through its Omnipart online platform. Getting parts and products to workshops quickly is critical. But there’s more to LKQ Euro Car Parts than that. The business is a supportive partner to workshops in the long term, enhancing the end-user experience they offer and fostering sustainable business growth through training, work referrals and more.
Sponsor of The Track, Motorsport Paddock & Driver’s Lounge
Michelin is committed to the sustainable improvement of their customers’ mobility. A leader in the mobility industry, Michelin designs, manufactures and distributes tyres best suited for their needs and usage conditions, in addition to services and other solutions to improve transportation efficiency. Michelin also provides offerings to enable customers to experience unique moments during their trips and travels. In addition, Michelin has developed high-tech materials for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, Michelin operates in 170 countries, with more than 127,000 people and 69 tyre plants.
Sponsor of The Big BBQ CookOut
Napoleon Grills are internationally renowned barbecue and outdoor kitchen specialists offering a range of high-quality and award-winning gas, charcoal, electric and portable barbecues, bespoke outdoor kitchens plus a wide range of grilling accessories, available across the UK.
Festival Dash Partner
Nissan is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer founded in 1933. Nissan’s UK Sunderland plant has been manufacturing cars since 1986 and now produces vehicles such as the Nissan LEAF, Juke and Qashqai. In 2022 the Nissan Qashqai was officially the UK's best-selling car and was the first British-built best seller in 24 years.
The Nissan Possibilities Project is Nissan’s long-term CSR initiative, built on the core belief of making excitement possible for all. The project uses Nissan’s technologies, resources, and expertise to create more opportunities for people from underrepresented communities, with a specific focus on supporting disability and LGBTQ+ initiatives.
Sponsor of The BarFest Arms and Official Beer Partner
Timothy Taylor’s is one of the UK’s oldest family-owned breweries with over 160 years’ heritage of brewing award-winning cask ales, with their Landlord winning more awards than any other beer, winning both CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain and the Brewing Industry Awards Gold Medal four times. Established in 1858 when Timothy Taylor began brewing in Keighley, the company remains in the family and is the last independent brewery of its type left in West Yorkshire.
OUR OTHER PARTNERS
Official Food Ingredients Partner
Founded in the 1960s in Yorkshire, Asda is one of Britain’s leading retailers. More than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues serve over 18 million in store customers every week across their network of supercentres, superstores, supermarkets, Living stores, petrol filling stations and depots across the UK.
From their beginnings as the first UK discounter, Asda driving force has been to offer customers the very best value; and are a business built upon listening to a diverse range of customers and offering what they need. Asda. That's more like it.
BYD Premium Lounge Partner
Build Your Dreams… with BYD Cars
Now most of you may not yet have heard of BYD… but believe us when we say this exciting new car manufacturer is set to charge it’s way to the top of the EV revolution! You can see their latest models in a variety of areas around the festival site… where each car is showcasing how the models are perfectly suited for your different needs.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
Official Soft Drink Partner
In Great Britain Coca-Cola Europacific Partners employs some 3,500 people across England, Scotland and Wales at manufacturing sites, offices and depots. In fact 97% of our soft drinks sold here in GB are manufactured across our five manufacturing sites.
We manufacture, sell and deliver some of the biggest soft drink brands including the following for The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC): Coca-Cola original taste, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola zero sugar, Fanta, Sprite, Dr Pepper, glacéau smartwater, Schweppes, Appletiser and Oasis. We also make, sell or deliver Monster, Relentless, Capri-Sun, Costa ready-to-drink Coffee and also the recently launched Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola in a can.
In GB, two thirds of our volume sales of soft drinks come from zero sugar options which is 40% higher than 10 years ago. Our bottles and cans are all recyclable and smaller bottles sold in GB are made from 100% recycled plastic (excluding caps & labels).
HATTINGLEY VALLEY WINES
Official Exclusive English Sparkling Wine Partner
EXCLUSIVE ENGLISH SPARKLING WINE PARTNER
From its birth as a farm diversification project back in 2008, Hattingley Valley has grown to become one of the leading wineries in the UK, based in rural Hampshire. The Robinson family made their initial steps in 2008 by planting their very first vineyard on some of their farmland but had no idea that it would lead to where they are now. Hattingley Valley is a 600 tonne, eco-friendly winery that was purpose built in 2010.
The team at Hattingley Valley take their winemaking seriously, but the rest, they try and have a little fun with, so expect the unexpected, embrace the unconventional, throw off the shackles of tradition and join them in some rather remarkable wines…
Most Wanted Wines
Official Wine Partner
Most Wanted Wines make it easy to discover some of the world’s most wanted grapes and regions. Lip-smacking, slick-looking, easy-drinking wines at the best value you can get. Simple in our approach, but never basic; we favour a no-nonsense attitude to what’s in your glass. Straightforward chat and everyday food and wine combos make sure all wine drinkers get the most out of what’s in the bottle. Or can. Or box. MAKE IT EASY. MAKE IT NOW. MAKE IT MOST WANTED.
Official Recharge Partner
Pioneering the Future of Charging Technology!
With over 20 years of technological expertise, Mastercharge proudly represents a UK brand, established in 2018. Specialising in innovative invisible wireless charging solutions along with unrivalled branded Powerbank solutions, Mastercharge has been entrusted by prestigious venues and homes worldwide.
Introducing the remarkable S Series, our portable EVE power banks elevate your festival, stadium, hospitality, and venue experience. Stay connected and powered up with Mastercharge – redefining the way you charge!
Virgin Radio UK
Official Media Partner
Virgin Radio UK is the home of Chris Evans at breakfast and Graham Norton at the weekends. Chris Evans returned to his spiritual home to present the breakfast show, and is in good company with an incredible lineup of presenters including Ricky Wilson and Jayne Middlemiss. Other stations in the network include Virgin Radio Anthems, playing Classic Tracks; Virgin Radio Chilled, with music to kick back to and Virgin Radio 80s Plus playing the best 80s music.
Virgin Radio is delighted to be joining hands with CarFest as the festival’s official media partner for 2023.
Virgin Radio is available nationally on DAB digital radio, online at www.virginradio.co.uk and on mobile via the Virgin Radio app. Virgin Radio is also available on Sky+, Sky Q and Freesat, and on social media @VirginRadioUK.