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JM Finn & Co is our Principal Sponsor for 2018.  JM Finn is a wealth manager that looks to meet the demands of today’s investors by offering a personal approach to portfolio management, where individual investment needs are our primary driver. Designed to help guide our clients through the increasingly complex investment world, our personalised approach draws on traditional client service values that have been fine-tuned over the last 70 years. JM Finn has been our Principal Sponsor since 2014.


Strutt & Parker is a privately owned UK property business, providing specialist residential, rural and commercial services, committed to understanding and delivering our clients’ goals with diligence, intelligence, creativity and in true partnership.  


The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park provides a wide variety of high quality ericaceous plants to gardeners throughout the UK. The spectacular woodland garden shows off the plants to their best advantage in a natural setting at 850 feet above sea level and in 2009 it was awarded 'Environmental Project of the Year' as part of the Yorkshire Rural Awards. It is also a fabulous setting for a truly unique sculpture exhibition. The Himalayan Garden Co also supplies the rarer and more unusual varieties of Species and Hybrid Rhododendron as well as Azaleas, Magnolias, Cornus and other Himalayan plants.

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Bishopdale Group is the holding company for a group of industrial lubricants brands. Located in Manchester, the group is owned and managed by a team of Yorkshire based Directors with extensive knowledge of the market for industrial lubricants in the UK and across the World.

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Fordy Marshall is a Yorkshire based property consultancy business specialising in residential and commercial development land and property. From initial site appraisal through to agency disposal or acquisition. The practice can assist with planning advice, valuation, site assembly, sourcing funding partners, negotiating land promotion/option agreements, and delivering solutions for multi occupied sites, structuring land owners agreements/equalisation. The business is based at Bowcliffe Hall, Bramham, with active projects throughout the North of England. It is run by Christopher Fordy, formerly Partner at Strutt & Parker, who has over 25 years’ experience in the sector.

Owens Professional Partnership is a broker in the sale and purchase of accountancy practices.  Our role is to introduce sellers and buyers, helping them achieve a successful and balanced outcome, beneficial to both parties. Owens Professional has been actively involved in this market, throughout the vast majority of England and Wales for nearly twenty years. In this time, we have established a reputation as one of the market leaders.  The business is run by Rachel Lindley, previously a commercial solicitor and as a result, combines her experience and knowledge of the accountancy sales market with her expertise in business acquisition strategy.

Bon Coeur Fine Wines Ltd was started by James Goodhart in 1994 aged 24, the company is now one of the UK’s leading independent wine merchants. Over the years the business has developed a following amongst UK private and corporate customers for providing good quality wine at excellent prices. As a wholesaler, James regularly buys wine direct from the Château and has a good understanding of the international wine market. He has a particular passion for investment wines, building up some impressive wine cellars, selling En Primeur wine and broking private client cellars. The wine list has tremendous depth, selling everyday drinking wines, champagne and port, to the specialisation of Burgundy and Bordeaux En Primeur wine. The business is family run, based near Masham in North Yorkshire, providing wine to private households, businesses, events and leading hotels, restaurants and pubs throughout the UK. 


T L Dallas & Co Ltd are long established independent insurance brokers, offering full commercial insurance solutions for your business, as well as individual service for your personal requirements. 

Based in Yorkshire and Teesside, Biker Group is a privately owned multi-faceted company providing a diverse array of services to the construction industry.  Employing more than 170 people directly and many more through highly vetted sub-contractors, we have become an established organisation that has grown through its reputation for delivering high quality and professional services across all divisions.  We specialise in bespoke joinery, construction, groundworks, haulage, material handling, concrete production and waste management.  We have the advantage of being able to interlink the various divisions on projects as required.
UK Youth North


Founded in 1911, UK Youth improves social mobility by providing high quality services for young people aged 9 to 25 that are delivered through a network of locally accessible youth organisations across the UK.

Our vision is for all young people to be empowered to build bright futures, whatever their background or circumstances.

Our reach- we work primarily with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, from a wide range of religious and cultural environments, family settings, academic ability levels and geographic locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

UK Youth simply couldn’t continue its vital work without the funds raised at Art for Youth North.

 To find out more about UK Youth’s work visit or read their latest annual review.

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