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Alcester Summer Folk Festival

Green Man 11 Apr 11 - 06:41 AM
My guru always said 11 Apr 11 - 08:42 AM
GUEST,AEOLA 11 Apr 11 - 05:59 PM
Herga Kitty 11 Apr 11 - 06:52 PM
My guru always said 12 Apr 11 - 07:24 AM
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Subject: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 11 Apr 11 - 06:41 AM

Greetings All,

the Alcester Summer Folk Festival website is now in place with an Artist list and ticketing details.

Check out the new caterers menu and some info about the Grieg Centre which, as some of you know is under threat,.

HERE!


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 11 Apr 11 - 08:42 AM

Previous Alcester thread

Tip for Green Man - if you click the word 'trace' at the right-hand side of the thread on the main list, you won't lose your thread again. You'll be able to find it in the list of 'traced' threads on your 'personal age' whenever you're logged in to the Mudcat.

I'm really looking forward to this lovely festival, especially as they've booked me again this year!

Hils


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,AEOLA
Date: 11 Apr 11 - 05:59 PM

I'LL BE THERE! GREAT FESTIVAL


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 11 Apr 11 - 06:52 PM

Well, there's nothing on the previous thread, which has now fallen off the bottom, apart from GM's original post and mine saying "Thanks for posting GM - a lovely festival in a lovely town, and I'm thrilled that Derek and I are on the guest list this year!"

So I guess we might just as well stick with this thread...?

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 12 Apr 11 - 07:24 AM

Inded yes, Kitty, and if we keep it refreshed then Green Man can find it whenever he wants to *grin*


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 13 Apr 11 - 05:31 AM

I did trace this one :))

Thanks for your messages, now we just need to sell loads of tickets just like all the other festivals.

Any ideas for the website let me know.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 14 Apr 11 - 09:09 AM

Hi Kitty, how did your recent do go?


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 15 Apr 11 - 06:04 AM

The website's been updated. Again.

Click Here


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 19 Apr 11 - 04:14 AM

Bump


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 19 Apr 11 - 01:17 PM

Thanks GM - we've just had two great weekends at the Banbury Song & Ale fundraiser and at Crediton!

Re the website, you seem to have alternative spelling for the Greig Hall on the link tab... should be the Scottish version, not Norwegian?

Kitty

PS what happens to the memorial for Hannah Greig, currently located in the rotunda, if the hall is pulled down?


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 27 Apr 11 - 06:07 AM

Hi,

I think the monument will be moved to a museum somewhere however I don't know that for sure. It could become a very large door stop!

Thanks for poining out the problems with my spelling. I am really glad that someone actually has read the website! :)

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 04 May 11 - 09:23 AM

If there are any Morris Sides that would like to come please contact me.

:)


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Square The Circle
Date: 05 May 11 - 09:47 AM

Of course we read the website, it's the best festival in June anywhere and with some of best singers in the country. Alan, or Pete who lives behind the Tuns should be able to advise on Morris.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 09 May 11 - 05:37 AM

Thanks for the info. The website went down for a couple of days but its well again now.

For anyone who is interested there are some pics of Dave and Celia's wedding on there.

I am looking forward to the festival, hopefully we'll have lots of nice weather.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 12 May 11 - 03:46 AM

Hi Eveyone, the website is down due to a server failure. Not my fault but a bit of a B*stard as we are in our critical time re ticket sales. Just turn up on the day and we will sel you a ticket.

Sorry for this but itisn't our fault, the 'professionals' at WEB-MANIA seem to have screwed up royally.

All the best and see you there.

Dave


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Mr Happy
Date: 12 May 11 - 09:20 AM

Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Dave Earl
Date: 12 May 11 - 05:51 PM

Need to buy me ticket (unles you want me as a Steward)

Will i be able to do this through the website? -which still seems to be down.

Dave


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 13 May 11 - 08:11 AM

Hi Peeps, yes the website is down. The hosting company has had major hardware issues and I am setting up a new host today. Hopefully it will be up soon. I will set up electronic ticket sales this weekend soon otherwise bring cash as we cant accept CC's at the festival site.

I will re post here when theres an update.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: sapper82
Date: 14 May 11 - 07:55 AM

Oh nugger!
Wondering why the link didn't work!


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 17 May 11 - 10:13 AM

Yes its a bit of a bar steward. I have tried and tried to get ahold of them for a definitive time. No joy! Methinks they are going to lose a lot of business.

If you are thinking of using Web-Mania, think again.

I will set up access to the booking form and the website from an alternative URL very shortly.

Probably through Grey-Power.net

Check back and I will post here when done.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 17 May 11 - 01:35 PM

Here we are again, Alcester Folk Festival Website is now grey-power.net

HTTP://www.grey-power.net

Yhis is a temporary but necessary situation, you will be able to see the artists ect.

Click here to visit.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 18 May 11 - 02:14 AM

Well done Dave, that looks great!


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 18 May 11 - 11:04 AM

Thanks MGAS.

its been a real pain with the hosting service. Its out of my control but if things go forward then I will be putting the website elsewhere, in a place where I have direct control of it.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 22 May 11 - 02:00 PM

You can see the alcester website at this location


www.grey-power.net

Hopefully it will be up soon.

Dave


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Noreen
Date: 22 May 11 - 04:50 PM

Here you go, Dave:

Alcester Folk Festival 2011

Looking forward to this :)


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 22 May 11 - 05:15 PM

I just had a look at the Catering page, looks very tempting!! Am I the only one who noticed the chocolate covered marshmallows?


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 23 May 11 - 10:51 AM

No I got the marshmallows too, unfortunate that they are so sugary :(

Please spread the word that we're still alive and kicking..


Dave


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 24 May 11 - 06:33 PM

Hoorah!

the website is back again, find it here.

Festival Site.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Square The Circle
Date: 25 May 11 - 03:57 AM

Green Man, It's still not working in Google Chrome.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 25 May 11 - 11:12 AM

Its been up and down, try it again. the F5 key refreshes the page. ;)

Dave


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 26 May 11 - 04:24 PM

Definitely up now,


Click Here


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 26 May 11 - 04:26 PM

Or even HERE


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 31 May 11 - 04:15 PM

So very glad you've got the website sorted out, I've had several friends ask me what's happening!

Any inside information on when and where the MudGather will be? Enquiring minds need to know....


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 02 Jun 11 - 04:31 AM

Ah, the Mudgather, well the awning outside the bar is always a good place because proximity to beer helps. Apart from that I think that we should see how warm it is.

I remember the one year when the Mudgather developed into a really late night session outside the Grieg.

Maybe this year will be the same.. Please wear badges if possible. I haven't heard from Tig lately and I am not sure if Badger is still in the Badge business.

I look forward to seeing you and your nice shiny van, ;)

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 03 Jun 11 - 06:05 AM

Yes! its on and the website is available again to all that asked last night.

Click Here


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Tig
Date: 05 Jun 11 - 08:14 AM

I got told last night that we have lost the fire station as a venue. Please tell me this information is wrong :-( Where else (other than the Rotunda) can we find such excellent acoustics???


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Tig
Date: 06 Jun 11 - 06:34 PM

Well?


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 07 Jun 11 - 01:03 PM

Tig - I fear you heard right!

I've just got home from work to find that Marje has sent me the running order today - and there is (alas!) no column for Fire Station events. The Royal Oak pub seems to be serving as the replacement venue.

It will be a grand weekend anyway!

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Frug
Date: 07 Jun 11 - 05:58 PM

Think the non availability of the fire station is due to the reorganisation of fire service in this area which has seen some station closures and expanded roles for the remainder.

Frank


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Square The Circle
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 10:51 AM

Where is the Royal Oak, is it near the Three Tuns or up near the church, and what sort of room has it got.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Guest Cub
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 11:20 AM

I'm getting very excited.

Some of us have been invited to come out after dark at your festival :-)

Watch out for the flares, listen for the drums and follow us for foxing fun.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 01:16 PM

Looking forward to watching the Fox & cubs, got some in our garden at the moment, not as lively though!

Think the Royal Oak is the one up near the fire station. If so, it's in the bar not a separate room.

Mudgather looks to be Saturday tea-time (traditional), 4.15 start and only on for an hour in the Nursery.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 01:23 PM

The Royal Oak is in the High Street. B49 5AB....

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: My guru always said
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 02:17 PM

Ah, that one (next to the post office), never been in there....


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 09 Jun 11 - 07:38 AM

Hi Guys and Gals, this is going to be a very special festival. We have the Royal Oak of course it's next to the concervative club in the 'notch' in the High Street where there is a small car park.

I believe that the new landlords are 'folk virgins' but willing and happy to have us.

I haven't explored the pub but it looks nice from the photographs.

Folkies are resilient, we will adapt, we will improvise, we will overcome! (any difficulties) :)

Anyway looking forward to seeing you all.

GM


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Green Man
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 09:52 AM

We have a very special act coming, very Foxy...


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,Square The Circle
Date: 13 Jun 11 - 08:01 AM

Only 4 days to go


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 13 Jun 11 - 11:33 AM

Fingers crossed for good weather and happy camping!

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: GUEST,AEOLA
Date: 13 Jun 11 - 12:41 PM

Royal Oak!! Grieg Hall!! Who cares ,, It'll be great!!! Can't wait.


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Subject: RE: Alcester Summer Folk Festival
From: Tig
Date: 13 Jun 11 - 01:25 PM

Is it going to be a hot one or a wet one?

Either way I'm looking forward to it.


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