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Thread #104324 Message #2139407
Posted By: Kampervan
03-Sep-07 - 02:48 AM
Thread Name: Faversham Hop Festival
Subject: RE: Faversham Hop Festival
No arguments with you at all Ralphie, I accept that the organisers don't want a folk festival and prefer a broader based approach to appeal to more people.
But by it's very nature it attracts a lot of people who, like me, would like to spend some time listening/joining in at a singaround. However, at the moment, the only way to find one is to trawl round the pubs until you find something going on;frequently that coincides with the presence of Dead Horse or Gundulph Morris, and thanks to them for getting something going.
Also the Crown and Anchor seems to be becoming the preferred evening venue ( closest to the camp site) Great, but then let people know that it's going to happen then there'd be a lot more people there.
As for the rest of the festival, I think that it was great and, according to one policeman I spoke to, Faversham was packed full of more very merry people than he'd ever seen but there were fewer problems than on a normal Sat night.
But there are enough people surely to warrant getting somet