ArtReach Business Club

Journeys Festival International has continually grown and developed since its inception in Leicester in 2013. The festival celebrates the artistic talents and incredible stories of refugee and asylum seeker artists, creating a positive interface with many different areas of the community through great art and culture.

2016 saw the festival host its inaugural events in the cities of Manchester and Portsmouth, as well as a significantly enhanced programme in Leicester, supported by Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence funding. In 2017 Elements of the festival will also be taken to the cities of Palermo, Rome, Hamburg and Budapest under the JOURNEYS project, having been awarded Creative Europe funding through the European Union.

Looking to the future, Journeys Festival International aims to establish connections with the business sector by offering opportunities for investment in and sponsorship of the event. The ArtReach Business Club is now established and provides an easy to read guide that explains:

  • The core values of Journeys Festival International and its producer, ArtReach

  • What benefits you can expect as a sponsor

  • Different levels of investment the ArtReach Business Club offers


ArtReach Business Club offers individually tailored sponsorship opportunities. So, whether you are an international company looking to become an overarching festival patron, or a company based in Leicester who wants a tangible benefit to your local community, the ArtReach Business Club can provide a variety of options to suit your needs.

If you’re interested in the benefits of joining the ArtReach Business Club, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Marketing and Communications Manager, Emily Harris, is more than happy to talk through any queries and questions over the phone or in person.

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