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Thread #116964   Message #2515937
Posted By: Folkiedave
15-Dec-08 - 12:32 PM
Thread Name: Why folk clubs are dying
Subject: RE: Why folk clubs are dying

The Club I am helping with now, (Newport, Isle of Wight) is still in its infancy but we already have a strong Club feel. We don't charge entry or book stars but by heck we enjoy our evenings. All this under the banner of Traditional Folk and Sea songs.

I cannot imagine that would be a problem to the original poster.

You can also raise money by raffles, collections, selling fund raising scratch type cards or whatever. You don't even have to raise money if you don't want. Plenty of sessions and sing arounds don't.

She was objecting to paying good money to see rubbish. And I don't blame her.