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Folklife, publishers of Folklife Quarterly -- printed, and facsimile copied online

48/52 A4 printed pages, always containing Folklife Traditions News & Articles; and, from our Members,

News 100s of Directory Listings; Directory Updates Festival Diary Workshop Diary details on homepage

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Publication dates, deadlines ✪✪ JAN, 20 Nov APR, 20 Feb JUL, 20 May OCT, 20 Aug

 

your Members' folk news & listings, published quarterly - do join us, Membership is only 18 a year !

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For the benefit of our advertisers, we also print & copy online

FWOn: Folk What's On - simply the ads from FQ

 

Supplied free in areas from which we have regular adverts:

- larger libraries & TICs (reference copy)

- large concert venues that welcome a free folk leaflet (multiple free copies)

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Free/Ref editions: no difference (except front-cover top right box, marked 'Free' or' Ref')

Where FOLK WHAT'S ON is DISTRIBUTED

For FOLKLIFE QUARTERLY distribution, see "about FQ")

FOLK WHAT'S ON = adverts-only -- simply the ads from FQ

  • 4 to 12 pages depending on season ~ available in advertising counties only
  • covers are headed 'Free' or 'Reference' - otherwise contents are exactly the same
    • 'Free' heading: multiple copies to some large venues (only those with some folk programming) and a few Tourist Info Centres
    • 'Reference' heading: 1 copy to area Libraries & Tourist Info, etc.

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... for Ad sizes, prices, formats, & for reselling discounts

  • Distribution only in some areas - related to advertising and membership, so will vary from issue to issue.
  • .... only in areas which will benefit our regular advertisers, and may lead to more FQ Members ...
  • Listed areas are as of April 2016.

Multiple copies of 'Folk What's On' FREE at major concert-venues & some shops & a few TICs.

for those with no facilities for reselling FQ, but who have kindly agreed to display FWOn.

We thank those who have kindly agreed - their weblinks are included below, underlined in blue

Larger venues with folk programming (within listed areas) are welcome to contact us to request free copies

A reference copy of 'Folk What's On' sent to libraries & a few TICs.

From time to time, we may send multiple 'Free' copies to selected TICs, rather than 1 'reference copy'

  • Distribution is to some or all libraries within a county. Some public libraries are Members, and so receive Folklife West full edition
  • We can support new regular advertisers by increased distribution to any areas not covered, subject to library service agreeing.
  • NB library & tourist info closures - List always subject to change
    • see http://libraries.fromconcentrate.net for a map of actual/proposed closures
    • Where we say "Libraries - All" this means all council libraries in that area, except Mobile and "Neighbourhood Libraries"
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Below was of Apr 2016

CYMRU / WALES

Neighbouring areas of Wales, limited distribution (if we get regular adverts, will expand)

 

  • MONMOUTHSHIRE: Reference: Monmouth TIC
  • POWYS: Reference: Hay-On-Wye TIC

ENGLAND - WEST COUNTRY

FOLKLIFE: West Country COUNTIES with SALES and REGULAR ADVERTISING

= Folklife Member

BRISTOL

  • Free Hobgoblin Bristol shop
  • Reference: Bristol Tourist Info. Centre
  • Reference: Bristol Libraries Bristol Central Library (FQ), Bedminster, Bishopsworth, Fishponds, Henbury, Henleaze, Horfield, Knowle, Redland, St George, Sea Mills, Stockwood, Westbury, Wick Road.

 

CORNWALL

  • Free Wadebridge: Hobgoblin Wadebridge shop
  • Reference: Libraries: Bodmin, Bude, Callington, Camborne, Cornish Studies Library (Redruth), Cornwall Performing Arts Library (St Austell) , Falmouth, Fowey, Hayle, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard, Looe, Newquay, Padstow, Penzance, Redruth, Saltash, St Austell, St Ives, St Just, Torpoint, Truro, Wadebridge. *** more Cornwall Libraries have been added - list to be updated

 

DEVON (PLYMOUTH and TORBAY are listed separately)

  • Free Sidmouth: Sidmouth Information Centre
  • Reference: Devon Libraries: Axminster, Barnstaple, Bideford, Bovey Tracey, Braunton, Budleigh Salterton, Crediton, Cullompton, Dartmouth, Dawlish, Exmouth, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Kingskerswell, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, Northam, Okehampton, Ottery St. Mary, Seaton, Sidmouth, St. Thomas, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton, Topsham, Totnes.
  • Reference: Exeter Central = Folklife member, Folklife Quarterly full edition

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE (see also SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE)

 

NORTH SOMERSET

  • Reference: North Somerset Libraries - all: Cleevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, The Campus, Weston-Super-Mare, Worle.

 

SOMERSET (see also BATH & NORTH-EAST SOMERSET and NORTH SOMERSET)

  • Free near Crowcombe: Halsway Manor
  • Reference: Somerset Libraries: Bridgwater, Burnham-On-Sea, Chard, Crewkerne, Dulverton, Frome, Glastonbury, Ilminster, Minehead, Shepton Mallet, Somerton, Street, Taunton, Wellington, Wells, Williton, Wincanton, Yeovil

 

SWINDON

  • Reference: Swindon Libraries: Swindon Central

 

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

  • Reference: S. Glos Libraries - all: Bradley Stoke, Cadbury Heath, Chipping Sodbury, Downend, Emersons Green, Filton, Hanham, Kingswood, Patchway, Staple Hill, Thornbury, Winterbourne, Yate

 

TORBAY

  • Reference: Torbay Libraries: 4 copies distributed

 

WILTSHIRE (see also SWINDON)

  • Reference: Wilts Libraries Salisbury Reference, Trowbridge Reference

Neighbouring areas of West Country, limited distribution (if we get regular adverts, will expand)

 

  • BATH & NORTH-EAST SOMERSET: Reference: Libraries: Bath
  • PLYMOUTH: Reference: Plymouth Library

Other areas of the West Country: will distribute only if regular advertisers from an area

DORSET, BOURNEMOUTH, POOLE, ISLES OF SCILLY

ENGLAND - WEST MIDLANDS

FOLKLIFE: West Midlands COUNTIES with SALES and REGULAR ADVERTISING

 

BIRMINGHAM

  • Ref: FQ in Central Library Music
  • where else can we distribute FWOn in Birmingham ?
  • Reference: X Libraries: "not to accept any brochures etc .. the Library of Birmingham .. at the sharp edge of ... cuts" (22/12/14)

 

HEREFORDSHIRE

  • Reference: TICs: Leominster, Ross-on-Wye. [X Hereford closed!]
  • Reference: X Libraries: "following major restructuring, we are no longer able to display or distribute these for you" (16/07/14)

 

WARWICKSHIRE

  • TICs: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick.
  • Reference: Warks Libraries: Alcester, Atherstone, Bedworth, Bidford, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton Library & TIC, Rugby & Information Centre, Shipston, Stratford & Information Centre, Studley, Warwick Music Collection, Whitnash.

 

WORCESTERSHIRE

Neighbouring areas of West Midlands, limited distribution (if we get regular adverts, will expand)

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  • COVENTRY. Reference: Central Library
  • SHROPSHIRE. Reference: TICs: Ludlow
  • SOLIHULL. Reference: Central Library

Other areas of West Midlands: will distribute only if regular advertisers from an area

DUDLEY, SANDWELL, STAFFORDSHIRE, STOKE, TELFORD, WALSALL, WOLVERHAMPTON

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