FESTIVAL RENEWS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH FAWCETTSAgeas Salisbury International Arts Festival is delighted to be continuing its relationship with charteredaccountants Fawcetts which is sponsoring a wider programme of cultural events than ever before inthe 2013 Festival.Fawcetts, based in Salisbury, is sponsoring the entire Family programme of events at this year’s AgeasSalisbury International Arts Festival which runs from 24 May to 8 June.Festival director Maria Bota said: “The Festival is delighted to be partnering with the team at Fawcettswho have this year chosen to provide major support to the Family Programme. The 2013 relationshipbuilds on many years of working together. In recent years, Fawcetts’ sponsorship has secured a varietyof events within the programme from the free opening night through to a Venetian Coronation eveningin Salisbury Cathedral. The Festival’s Family Programme reaches thousands of people and this year’sevents include street theatre, music, dance, puppetry, storytelling, workshops, film and a family picnic,offering lots of inspiration and entertainment and terrific profile for Fawcetts.”Fawcetts partner Richard Allen said: “We value our involvement with this most prestigious InternationalArts Festival as much now as when we began our support six years ago. Fawcetts staff and clients livepredominately in the Salisbury area and there is no doubt that their lives are greatly enriched by the ArtsFestival. The Festival also provides a huge boost to the local economy. We continue therefore to beabsolutely delighted to support this most deserving of organisations.This year we have chosen the Family Programme because the long term future of the Arts depends ontoday’s youth and we hope that the Family Programme sparks a lifelong interest in the Arts for some ofthe City’s young people.”The Family programme of events includes appearances by acclaimed children’s authors Jeremy Strongand Michael Morpurgo, a performance of Babe the Sheep Pig by festival favourites Ilyria Productions andThe Wimpy Kid Show which brings the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books to life. For full details visitwww.salisburyfestival.co.uk.