Tenterden Folk Festival 2021

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Tenterden Folk Festival 2021

Tenterden Folk Festival 2021

Tenterden Folk Festival By Tenterden Folk Festival

An annual four day festival of folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions. Tenterden Folk Festival 2021 runs from Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October in various venues in Tenterden.

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An annual four day festival of folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions. Tenterden Folk Festival 2021 runs from Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October in various venues in Tenterden. Ticketed events include: Thursday evening concert, concerts, barn dance, special shows, workshops, meet the guests, folk clubs, etc. Free events include: craft & street stalls, free music stage, dance stage, Morris dancers, dance displays, procession, song and music sessions, street theatre, etc. Guests will be joining the Festival from across England and also from USA, Belgium, Slovakia etc. See our website for more details and full guest list www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk

What we'll deliver:

  • Four days of folk arts
  • Free street entertainment including Morris dancers, folk dancers, etc.
  • Internationally recognised folk musicans and singers
  • Participatory events including folk song and music sessions
  • A chance to meet the guests in an informal enviroment
  • Procession of dancers

Why it's a great idea:

Tenterden Folk Festival is the only annual music festival in Tenterden and one of the longest established in the Borough of Ashford. The festival is popular with local, visitors and tourists and attracts visitors from across the country and some from abroad. The festival add to the local arts culture offering and adds to the quality of life of the town. The festival is open to all from whatever background and most venues are easily accessable. A mix of paid for and free events means everyone can access the festival.

Steps to get it done:

  • Booking guests and dance sides
  • Booking venues
  • Getting all permissions and licences
  • Booking all crafts and other stalls
  • Booking all logistics
  • Publicity and marketing

Tenterden Folk Festival is registered charity in England No 1038663

Location Tenterden

About the space

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Council

Ashford Borough Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £37,257

Artisic and production costs including guest fees, accommodation, licening, insurance, etc. - £22,757 (61%)
Marketing and audience development - £12,490 (34%)
Free or subsidies use of venues - £1,190 (3%)
Free memberships - £180 (0%)
Other - £640 (2%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

61%
Artisic and production costs including guest fees, accommodation, licening, insurance, etc.
£22,757
34%
Marketing and audience development
£12,490
3%
Free or subsidies use of venues
£1,190
0%
Free memberships
£180
2%
Other Read More
£640
  • Spacehive fees
    £337
  • Transaction Fees
    £235
  • VAT
    £67

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Extra festival guests
  • Extra events
  • Conserve reserves to carry forward to future annual festivals

Total £37,257

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  • Crowd barriers or cones for one way systems
  • Covid safety equipment such as handwashing stations and screens
  • Volunteer stewards, workforce and box office staff

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