Strike a Light through the Ale and Hearty project would like to sincerely thank the following people and organisations for their generosity in terms of participation, support and/or funding our project and booklet social history of brewing in Lewes and across East Sussex.

Image with kind permission of East Sussex Record Office

Our Ale Tales Kickstarter contributors:
The Ashby family
Michael Beer
Helena and Graham Benge
Sam Carroll
Hugh Corley
Melita Dennett
Stuart Elms
Jerry Emery
Nick Fairclough
Pamela Finch
Jerome Michael Franklin-Ryan
Malcolm Gant
Luci Hammond
Richard Jolly
Margaretta Jolly
Alex Matwijiszyn
Elizabeth Ogiyama
Bob Oliver
Mark Riley
Marco Rondelli
Paul Sumner
Helen Sykes
Cath Tajima-Powell
Simon Taylor

Ale and Hearty Steering Group
and Volunteers:
Liz Allsobrook
Nicola Benge
Anita Broad
Michelle Brooker
Hugh Corley
Jean Gaston-Parry
Sophia Harvey
Linda Hooper
Susan James
Miles Jenner
Martine Laine
David Louis
Ian McLelland
Isobel Milton
David Muggleton
Liz Owen
Rod Patterson
Kirsty Pattrick
Fenya Sharkey
Roger Stamp
Cath Tajima-Powell
Ruth Thompson
Michael Turner
Jill Yeates

Organisations, businesses and individuals:
Action in Rural Sussex (AIRS)
The All Saints Centre
Isilda Almeida-Harvey
The Apron and Anchor
Fay Barker
Bills Restaurant
Bow Windows Bookshop
Chaula’s Indian Restaurant
The Copper Family
John Cheves
Dark Star Brewing Company
John Davey
East Sussex Libraries and Information Service
East Sussex Records Office (ESRO)
Friends of Lewes
Harveys, The Sussex Brewers
Hamsey Community Primary School
East Sussex Libraries (Hastings)
The Hearth Bakehouse and Pizzeria
Heritage Lottery Fund
Heritage Open Days
High Weald Dairy Cheeses
Elizabeth Hughes
Jerwood Gallery
Langhams Brewery
Laportes Restaurant
Lewes District Seniors Forum
Lewes History Group
Lewes Leisure Centre
Lewes Library Service
Lewes Patisserie
The Old Needlemakers Cafe
Ben Paley
The Patchwork Dog
The Snowdrop Inn
South Malling CE Primary School
Spoken Memoirs
Tom Paine Printing Press

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.



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