The  Info  page, 
includes Contact details, Membership, Advertising

Our Folklife website remains 
folklife.org.uk (this is -.co.uk)
So:
please see 
http://folklife.org.uk/info.html

Contact Form

Folklife

16 Barrett Rise

Malvern, Worcs, WR14 2UJ

United Kingdom

Phone: 01684 561378 ~ Sam & Eleanor Simmons

What we do is produce and distribute a printed folk magazine, in which you can advertise, and/or you can join us as a Member and send in your Members' news & listings (word limits apply). 
Notes: 
  • FQ publishes folk news & listings (from Members only), plus articles on folklife traditions (open to all).
  • Members can publicise their CDs etc - please do not send CDs for review to the editors.
  • FQ is a print magazine - we do not offer a forwarding service for emails, social media, etc 
Membership is £18 a year, for FQ by post, quarterly, plus your news & listings are welcome (word limits apply).
More on Membership, and advertising information, below.

Below: (1) Membership info (2) advertising info; OR download PDF (= FQ, p.3, a printed "info page")

(info.pdf)

Do Join Us !   Your Membership Benefits

⇒ Your Membership Benefits ~
FQ by post 
and 
Free Editorial / Publicity, in print + online 
  • Festivals, Venues, Performers, Media, Services, Organisations, etc 
  • News & Reports, 
  • Listings: in this Directory, with summary in FQ
  • Festival Diary, Workshop Diary 
No form needed 
  • BACS: Folklife, sort code 09-01-55, account 1867518 
  • Or send a cheque: 16 Barrett Rise, Malvern WR14 2UJ 
  • Please email your name, address, phone 
  • if not on email, in CAPITALS please for name/address
  • Details for our use when posting - not shared with anyone else ​
  • Email form above
Posted : 1 year to 1 address £18 
  • 4 issues per year 
  •  x1= £18, x2=£20, x3=£21.50, x4=£23, x5 = £25 
Reselling 6 or more = less than 1/2 price ! 
  • post-free 6 or more ​by Clubs/Venues, Performers, Shops, and you 
  • Buy @ £1.10, sell @ £2.50 .. minimum 6 copies 
  •      x6 = £6.60 per quarter, or £26.40 a year, 
  •      x7 = £7.70 per quarter, or £30.80 a year … etc​ 
⇒ Word limits / Editorial 
Members' News up to 200 words, for each news item; 
  • more if advertising -- 1/16 250 words; 1/8 275; 1/4 300; 1/2 350; A4 450 
Your Reports, Dates, Festival Info, CD Info. 
  • Reviews: only as sent in by our Members, so please don’t send CDs to editors 
  • don’t count: heading [name/venue/start time], nor at end contact details 
  • Photos: B&W high-res (300 dpi) welcome 
  •   X  not low-res photos eg copied from web  X 
  • Word limits are for 1 item, you can send in more than 1, eg 2 CDs count as 2 items. 
  • Festival & Workshops Diaries: same word limits for “More Details” section. 
  • § Correspondents: usually 350 to 800 words; may vary, depends on local circulation/adverts ​
Folklife Traditions 
Articles & news ~ word limits by arrangement. 
Send News as plain email, or as RTF, or as Word **

** Using Word.doc/.docx ? 
Using 'Word' Footnotes and Endnotes ~
  • For any notes: please use Endnotes. 
  • Please do not use Footnotes. ​ 
How to convert Footnotes to Endnotes, see Contributions on our Folklife Traditions site, https://folklife-traditions.weebly.com/contributions.html
§ Correspondents: in addition to Members' news, we have county / area /regional Correspondents. As we are setting up this site, for the time being, details are on the Directory site, FL-Team (http://www.folklife-directory.uk/fl-team.html)

⇒ Your Adverts in FQ

  • stand out ………………… as advertising limited to just 1/4 of FQ! ​ 
  • value for money! … as your adverts will be shown for 3 months! 
  • and copied online (details on this site) 
  • and copied to our ads-only printed Folk What’s On, distributed free to TICs, libraries, & large general venues that include folk programming

Ads : Costs (no VAT charged)

££ shown at ‘Invoiced’ prices - but £4 less if prepaid ! 
  • A4: £222 colour / £84 mono 
  • Full edge-to-edge, and Front Cover @ 5/6th A4 … as A4 colour 
  • 1/2: £133 colour / £48 mono 
  • 1/4 [A6]: £75 colour / £28 mono 
  • 1/8: £46 colour / £18 mono 
  • 1/16:  £30 colour / £12 mono (so just £8 prepaid) ​ 

Book space by emailing your Purchase Order Nº. 
  • Invoiced terms = 30 Days from invoice date. 
  • Invoices (and receipts) are emailed.​ 
  • Discounts: x2 issues, 5%. x3, 10%. x4, 15%. 
  • Further ads will not be accepted if money is owing from last time ! 

Colour ads: only on covers/inside covers, or exceptionally on colour insert page 
  • You can book A4 colour position: prepaid, on 1st come, 1st served, basis 

You can deduct £4 from below if prepaid = you pay by deadline, so we don’t have to invoice (we'll email a receipt)
  • Members: mono ads placed as near as possible to your news or Diary entry 
  • Page preference-order to biggest (1st A4; 2nd 1/2; and so on) 

Ads : Sizes (A4)​

Ads : Sizes (A4)
Colour only 
  • Front Cover: up to 5/6ths A4 max w 210, max h 250, +3 mm bleed 
  • Edge-to-edge:   max w 210, max h 297, +3 mm bleed 
Colour or mono 
  • A4: max w 188, max h 275 
  • 1/2 across: max w 188, max h 132 
  • 1/2 column: max w 92, max h 268 
  • 1/4 [A6]: max w 92, max h 132 
  • 1/8: max w 92, max h 64 
  • 1/16: max w 44, max h 64 
Other: any combination of 1/16 boxes (4mm between boxes). 
Sizes include optional border 

Ads must be emailed (image or text) 
  • camera-ready ~ attach your tiff, jpeg, PDF - we can stretch to fit 
  • or email text: just email us the words; you can also attach 1 logo to be included; we will typeset, free, in our choice of typeface (as we regularly do for smaller clubs) 
  • complex adverts may appear differently, so please ask a professional designer to design & send them​ 
√ We use: Mac OS 10.7.5, Adobe InDesign CS 6.
Colour ads: you are advised to send us a printout so we can check colours. 
If B&W: pl convert colour to greyscale, & check that before sending. 
√  PDF as High-definition 300dpi, text 600 dpi, fonts embedded; if B&W ad, send only as greyscale. 
Tiff, √ Jpeg.  But forWord, please see note below. 
Note for your display adverts:   a Word “.doc” is not an image, so can't be used directly 
  • You can "Save" Word as a PDF - but design with a good margin or top or bottom may go missing 
  • GO TO⇒ "Print
  • Then GO TO⇒ "Save As PDF
  • before sending, check that nothing missing at the margin - we can't alter PDFs if we find a line missing
(c)2017, All Rights Reserved
This website may use Cookies
This website may use Cookies in order to work better. At anytime you can disable or manage it in your browser's settings. Using our website, means you agree with Cookies usage.

OK, I understand or More Info
Cookies Information
This website may use Cookies in order to work better. At anytime you can disable or manage it in your browser's settings. Using our website, means you agree with Cookies usage.
OK, I understand