Thanks for all those comments. Considering that the organiser Jean Kershaw has no folk background whatsoever I think she did a brilliant job. I still think she could do with some local help and folk festival knowhow. She is looking at the possibility of moving the date to later in the year so as not to clash with other Yorks fests. She tells me she did advertise in Folk News/Stirrings and Tykes. I did suggest LT but she thought at the time this was too expensive. I am trying to put her in touch with other fest organisers and have strongly advised starting to organise next year's now.
Concert-wise LNF was a sell-out, Gez L had about 20 tickets left as did Vin. They were all great gigs as you would have expected.