Friends and Sponsors 2021

Our major sponspors for our Late Summer Social in 2021 were:

The Archer

East Finchley’s independent community newspaper, The Archer was founded in 1993 and is run entirely by volunteers.
The paper is delivered free to 10,000 homes and businesses in London N2.

Rogers Removals

Rogers Removals is a family run removals company, established in 1969 by Dennis R Rogers. Services offered include domestic and commercial removals – locally, nationally and internationally, packing service, and both containerised and self-storage. The team pride themselves on quality and reliability and aim to take the stress out of your move, no matter how large or small.

This Friends of the Festival 2021:

JG Bryson Printers 

North London based JGBryson Printer has been established for over 100 years, delivering high-quality printing services to generations of happy customers. 
As bespoke printers, JG Bryson is very flexible and work closely with customers always making sure that they make the best and most cost-effective choices. Whatever your requirements, they will give you their personal attention and any help or advice you may need.

The Windsor Castle

The Windsor Castle East Finchley is a traditional pub located just a short distance from East Finchley High Road. The pub offers a great range of drinks and if you’re feeling a little peckish during your stay, check out the Thai menu on hand to tantalize your tastebuds! Whether it’s a drink while watching Sky Sports or for a lunch in the spacious garden, the Windsor strives to create a relaxing and friendly atmosphere for all customers to enjoy.

Hughes Design 

Local graphic designers Hughes Design specialises in three key areas of communications: digital, art and words. Hughes Design will build your bespoke website to the highest standards, using appropriate techniques so it’s built to your specification. They understand that your design communications need to be presented in a visually compelling fashion. They know that great copy is key to effective communications. From advertorials, brochures, websites, HTML email, postcards, beer mats to a press release – Hughes Design can cater to every need.


KOKOS was established in 1976, initially trading as a bespoke shoe repairing service in East Finchley. Today, KOKOS is still a family run footwear retail and bespoke footwear repair business. Passionate about shoes and with a background in shoe construction and expert knowledge of leather, Kokos offers discerning female and male customers stylish, comfortable, quality, designer footwear, beautiful handbags and original accessories from Italy, France, Spain and England.

Rennie and Partners

Rennie & Partners is a leading bespoke firm of Chartered Surveyors and Property Managers founded in 1978. They are a small firm which has expanded naturally due to their extensive knowledge within the industry, but also through their high level of customer service and skill. Rennie & Partners provide a range of services, including block management and service charge management, services and surveys and legal work.

The Finchley Charities 

The Finchley Charities enhances lives by providing good quality homes, allotments and grants, together with excellent support services to tackle social isolation, loneliness and improve wellbeing. With over 500 years’ experience providing housing and services to local communities, they are committed to building healthy, sustainable communities with high quality homes, solutions and services to improve quality of life.

WOW Merchandise

We specialise in innovative and original promotional merchandise projects. Our mission – hardwired into our DNA – is to make people say ‘Wow!’ at every opportunity. Call today for more information about exclusive opportunities, branding and bulk prices.


ARCmedia offers bespoke social media training and setup for small business and community organisations. We understand that small businesses don’t have the time or resources to dedicate to their social media marketing, so we offer tailored options to show you how to grow your social presence organically, with minimal effort and outlay. From simple crash courses and account optimisation, to full account management, we’ll set you on the path to success.

Almar BSL

Almar BSL have more than twenty years experience delivering accountancy services to manufacturing, retail, restaurant, media and higher education sectors. In the past decade, their client portfolio has grown to include self-employed individuals, small and medium-sized businesses and charities. They believe in charging sensible fees, on a predictable, set-and-forget subscription model. When working with Almar BSL you’ll get all the accountancy services and business guidance you need, from bookkeeping to corporation tax returns.

Stewart Duncan 

Stewart Duncan are a local, family run opticians and have been serving our local community since 1962. Ever since Alan Stewart Duncan established one of the first opticians in London in 1962 in East Finchley, they have prided ourselves on treating our customers the way they would like to be treated themselves. Half a century later, and with a modernised premises, testing procedures and services offered, their staff continues to be inspired by the same values.

LBL After School Club 

LBL After School club is based at Martin Primary School, with additional sites at Coppetts Wood School, Foulds School and Monken Hadley School. Providing after school and holiday childcare, the friendly and professional team offer a safe, fun and flexible service for parents. LBL ensures the children in their care have a brilliant time engaging in free play whilst building social and emotional skills, physical development, independence and resilience. With an easy online booking system at extremely good value, LBL is the top choice for high-quality childcare. 

Finchley Dog Walker

Is your dog reactive towards other dogs and therefore needs walking on their own with a sympathetic handler? Or are they an older dog who now prefers to take things at a steady pace? Perhaps you have a youngster needing appropriate individual attention? I provide One to One walks only, tailored to your dog’s needs, with an emphasis on fun and enrichment. Walks are from your front door – no crates or car journeys.

The Muswell Hill Club

The Muswell Hill Club are your local & friendly independent gym with swimming pool, classes, cardio, free weights, resistance studio, spin studio, coffee bar, sauna and steam. They pride themselves on their family business ethics and aim to provide all their customers with a kind, giving and respectful service. Their goals are your goals and the friendly team are here to help you meet your Health and Fitness to new levels every step of the way.