Meet the 'Festiball' sponsors!

On the 30 September 2023, The Mix is hosting its charity ball, ‘Festiball’, at Abbots Barn at the Food Museum in Stowmarket.

The evening will consist of a gourmet sit down meal by Jamie Lee Smith Catering, live music by Chart Attack UK, raffle, auction, stories from young people, and dancing.

To enable us to host this event, we have received generous contributions from some amazing local businesses.

Gateway 14, the largest business, innovation, and logistics park in East Anglia, has sponsored our goody bags and all the items that will be handed out to guests on arrival, including a festival cup, wristband, and other goodies.

Heart of Suffolk Distillery, home of Betty’s Gin, is supplying our gin & tonic welcome drinks on the evening, as well as serving prosecco and a sparkling non-alcoholic option.

K&T Heating provides gas compliance services for local authority, housing association and charity customers. They have donated towards the cost for the catering on the evening by Jamie Lee Smith.

Metro Supply Chain designs, builds, and runs innovative supply chain operations that evolve with business needs. They sponsored the cost of the venue hire of Abbot’s Barn at the Food Museum.

Vaillant UK is part of The Vaillant Group, which is a worldwide heating and hot water corporation. They have donated towards our live band, alongside Bidleston Crown.

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK's leading port operator with 21 ports across the country, has sponsored the decorations you will see around the barn for the event.

Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) (MSC) is a world leader in global container shipping. They have donated towards the event generally, to help where it is needed.

The Bildeston Crown is a 15th century former coaching inn at the heart of the historic village of Bildeston, Suffolk. They have donated towards the cost of the live band for the evening alongside Vaillant UK.

As a local community charity, Stowmarket Town Council has supported our charity ball. The Council serves over 21,000 people that live in Stowmarket.

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Danfoss Ltd engineers energy efficient technologies that empower smart communities and industries to create healthier and more comfortable climates in our buildings and homes and to supply more food with less waste.

If you are interested in donating or sponsoring our event, any amount, get in touch with

We have almost sold all our tables, decorations have been made or purchased, and plans are well underway for what’s set to be a great event. If you would like to buy a table or individual tickets for the event, please get in touch with

Written by Rose.