Privacy Statement

The only information we collect about yourself is at the time of ordering, or if you set up an account beforehand and is purely for our use only.

We never send out unsolicited emails, or pass on email addresses to any third parties. The only emails you receive from us will be to inform you of the status of your order, and updates of Festival events.

Our policy is to keep the personal information we receive completely confidential, and used solely for internal purposes. We will not share your personal information with any other parties.


This website uses "cookies" to enable with the shopping functionality. Without using cookies, the website cannot keep the contents of your shopping basket from one page to the next.

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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


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No cookies that are used on this website are linked to your personal information. However if you wish to block cookies, you can adjust the settings on your browser to do so. Please note that by doing so, you may not be able to use the shopping basket functions on this website.

By agreeing to our terms and conditions and continuing to use our website you are deemed to have agreed for these cookies to be placed on your computer.