Live Events update – Love Folk LIVE

November - 9 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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We are delighted to announce the awards and the winners from last night’s event. Thank you to everyone who took part, who came to watch, who came week in week out to judge the acts and to everyone who has supported on social media over the last few weeks. Massive thanks to Sue Marchant who  [ Read More ]

Behind the scenes

October - 16 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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The UK Festival Awards posted this article on their facebook page, which was very supportive of them in light of our 5 nominations. It was a news story which the Association of Festival Organisers had invited me to write, about my experiences of running a festival for the first time. It also attracted some nice  [ Read More ]

Festival feedback. Thank you.

September - 26 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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“A new boutique festival has no right to be this friendly, this welcoming & this well organised has it? Well Folkstock most certainly was. Stages were managed with military precision yet with a warm & personal touch that was charming.” ….the people of Folkstock…were some of the happiest, easy going lot its been my pleasure  [ Read More ]

Wicket Brood

“Community is at the centre of the whole Folkstock initiative.  My business became involved because of Helen’s support of us and our love of community – she was tremendously supportive of our new fledgling Salon and Spa due to the fact that I had offered to help with her blogging/social media program.  It shows how  [ Read More ]

Welcome to Folkstock Acoustic Festival

June - 28 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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Did you come to the festival ?  if so you might like to help us by voting for us in the UK Festival Awards. Voting is open and closes on 1st November.   Thank you everyone who voted We’ve made it to the final shortlist – so fingers crossed ! We are delighted to have  [ Read More ]

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June - 28 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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  Click here for the most up to date blog from Kate Snowdon http://folkstockfestival.wordpress.com/         Folkstock Festival: Musical Notes September 21st 2013 – Aldenham Country Park, Hertfordshire Home Festival Info Foundation The Team Pics & Vids Press Website Aug17 Seeking student volunteers! Posted on August 17, 2013 by Kate Snowdon Standard It’s that time  [ Read More ]

Main Stage

March - 30 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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Thanks to Andy Shepherd and his team at Shepherd Audio for running the sound on this stage. “We wanted to get involved with Folkstock because we want to help groups and individuals discover and question what folk music is, Shepherd audio better logoand for those who already love the genre, to come and enjoy themselves  [ Read More ]

Alt Folk Stage

March - 30 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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Thanks to Rob Muir and his team for the great sound on this stage from Walton Lane Audio. Here are the acts who performed on the day 21:15  THE WILLOWS and LUCY WARD SWAPPED STAGES TO MINIMISE SOUND BLEED 20:20  BOHO DANCER 19.40  THE FALLOWS 19:10  THE FOLK 18:40  ROXANNE DE BASTION  (standing in )  [ Read More ]

Turn Up The Sun Stage

March - 30 - 2013
Posted by HelenMeissner
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Huge thanks to Harry Wild who provided the PA and ran the desk so expertly for us, all day. We were glad to receive this feedback from him. “I have to say that I enjoyed the festival immensely, probably one of the most friendly events I’ve ever worked at – the enthusiasm of all involved;  [ Read More ]

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Big thanks to the team on the day, Reuben Krendel and Leon Marley Itzler from Borehamwood who managed the stage and sound engineered respectively, perfectly, all day 21.15  ROB FINLAY 20.45  HELEN CHINN 20.15  BEARWOOD 19.45  ALEX HIGHTON 19.15  TOM MOON 18.45  MARCHING DONALD 18.15  GARRY SMITH 17.45  CHYLDE OWLETT 17.15  NOEL COWLEY 16.45  ZOË  [ Read More ]