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Thank you to our patrons, partners and sponsors
South Kesteven District Council

The Gravity Fields Festival is funded by South Kesteven District Council.

Festival Curator: Rosemary Richards with Co-Curator Dr Harry Cliff (science) and Jeremy James (outdoor arts).

The 2016 festival was supported with Grants for the Arts funding by Arts Council EnglandThe Big Lottery Fund, The Institute of Physics and The Royal Society.

Arts Council England Big Lottery Fund






Institute of Physics The Royal Society








Business sponsors

JMP solicitorsOldrids & DowntownViking SignsChattertonsKhaos Control,The George Shopping Centre, 1LifeHood Parkes & Co and WM Morrisons Supermarkets PLC


JMP Solicitors




Oldrids & Downtown


Viking Signs






Khaos Control






The George Shopping Centre


Hood Parkes & Co



Local partners for 2016

Media partner: Grantham Journal

Steering Group

Festival Patrons

Professor Valerie Gibson

Professor Valerie Gibson

Val is Head of High Energy Physics at the University of Cambridge and former UK spokesperson n for the LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in CERN, Geneva. She gained her doctorate degree in Experimental Particle Physics from Queen's College Oxford and has previously held a physics fellowship at CERN.  She has published more than 300 papers on aspects of High Energy Physics.

Dallas Campbell

Dallas Campbell

Dallas Campbell has forged an extremely successful media career as a science  writer and TV presenter.  His curiosity and original mind have led him to become one of television's freshest and funniest talents and he even won a Celebrity Mastermind trophy answering questions on the films of Werner Herzog. His most recent role was fronting BBC2's City in the Sky examining the challenges of modern aviation. He also presented The Gadget Show, BBC1's science series Bang Goes the Theory and Supersized Earth.


Professor Rob Iliffe

Professor Rob Iliffe

Rob is Professor of the History of Science at the University of Oxford and director of the  Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Newton Project,  a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing in full an online edition of all of Sir Isaac Newton's writings — whether they were printed or not. Since January 2008 the collaborative project has published over four million words of text in physics, mathematics and theology.

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