Folk On The Lawn

"innovative folk for innovative folk"

   Aug 02

Folk on the Lawn 2017 – our thanks

Another FotL over…and,
with each year, a broadening of quality, of innovative artistry.

Thanks to:

All those who performed. What an amazing bunch!

The family and staff of Abbey Mill, our hosts, who worked
tirelessly before, during and after the event

Sound: Tom Izett (River Stage; Resturant Stage on Thursday), Andy Ponsford (River Stage
and all audio recordings), Sean Townsend (Mill Stage), Anthony Challenger (Bar
Stage…with Lewis as assistant!)

Merchandise and donation collection: Val, Sue, Carroll, Jac,

Children’s area: Angela, Jenny and Val

MCs: Peter Gowen, John Sambrook and Nick Smith (and Nick for the website)

Official photographer/video: Steve Waller

Social media broadcasting: Jeff Japers

Lord of Misrule: Jon Airdrie.

Folk on the Lawn 2018

Next year’s FotL, all being well, with take place between
Thursday 19th, July and Sunday, 22nd July.

It will be a ‘pay what you think’ event.

We have literally hundreds of emails/social media contacts
from those wanting to perform. We just don’t have time to reply to everything
(We are ALL volunteers. We all have other jobs!). If you wish to perform, we

– Getting in touch via the email address
(i.e. not using social media)

– Emailing us yourselves. We tend not to pay
much/any attention to ‘management’ contact. It’s not what we’re about

– Remembering that FotL is not your ‘usual’
festival. We look for what’s innovative and challenging in general. We are,
also, not inclined towards ‘festival bands/acts’ but performers who exude