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Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?

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GerryMc 04 Sep 06 - 09:20 AM
Emma B 04 Sep 06 - 09:41 AM
smurf 04 Sep 06 - 10:53 AM
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GUEST,Elsie 05 Sep 06 - 10:35 AM
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Subject: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: feldspar
Date: 25 Aug 06 - 10:15 AM

Hello!

Just wondering who will be gracing Otley with their presence for this year's Folk Festival...

Feldspar
the two lads from korks last year)
www.myspace.com/thefeldspar


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: 8_Pints
Date: 25 Aug 06 - 11:52 AM

Me & Sue!

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Lizzie Cornish
Date: 25 Aug 06 - 05:54 PM

Feldspar:
http://www.myspace.com/thefeldspar

Brilliant music lads!

We can't go this year, sadly. But, we went last year and it's a lovely festival...everyone is so friendly oop there! Hope it all goes beautifully.

Otley Folk Festival:
http://otleyfolkfestival.com.truecp.co.uk/


Lizzie :0)


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,frogette
Date: 26 Aug 06 - 11:33 AM

Think Moses and the Ref might be going. Les Sullivan had a gig at Maidenhead last Thursday and saw Moses. Said they may be going.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 26 Aug 06 - 06:10 PM

Ducks will be across.
Looking forward to seeing new Tanglefoot line-up.
Quack!
GtD.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Aug 06 - 06:38 PM


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 03:56 AM

Me.

eric


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 04:02 AM

ditto with Nessie


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: BusyBee Paul
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 04:43 AM

Me too!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Singing Referee
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 08:11 AM

Yes, we will be there!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Cookieless Dunc
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 08:26 AM

Me!
And mine.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Barb'ry
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 05:26 PM

Andy and I


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Col K
Date: 30 Aug 06 - 05:52 PM

Me


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: muppitz
Date: 31 Aug 06 - 08:13 AM

I'm tempted, the line up in very congenial!
I'll have to see how the finances pan out.

muppitz x


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 31 Aug 06 - 02:29 PM

I will be there. Missed last year as my brother somewhat inconveniently got married. Will be celebrating my birthday with Tanglefoot.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GerryMc
Date: 04 Sep 06 - 09:20 AM

I shall be there also


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Emma B
Date: 04 Sep 06 - 09:41 AM

anyone know if the campsite is open on Thursday?


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: smurf
Date: 04 Sep 06 - 10:53 AM

I also will be there


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 04 Sep 06 - 05:13 PM

Emma the festival starts officially on Thursday so can't see a problem with camping.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: ossonflags
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 06:04 AM

I'll be there, me.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: muppett
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 10:30 AM

and me


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Elsie
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 10:35 AM

ill be there!! well if i can get time off work!!!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: dozy rozy
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 03:24 PM

See you there, Muppett.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 03:40 PM

This looks even more tempting than Banbury!
Giok


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Col K
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 06:38 PM

Emma B, Yes the camp site is open on thursday.
Col


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,MollyCat
Date: 12 Sep 06 - 07:54 AM

I'll be there. I hope the sun shines this weekend so we can all enjoy the music and dancing outside. Shame about Trev's bar though.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: ossonflags
Date: 12 Sep 06 - 10:28 AM

Gorra go to a funeral Muppett so wont be there untill saturday, early though, were will yer be?


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Duncan McF
Date: 12 Sep 06 - 12:45 PM

Me (and all mine) will be there, all four days!
Looking forward to it! - hugs - Duncan


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Duncan McF
Date: 12 Sep 06 - 12:48 PM

Meant to say.....
If ya havn't seen the Chiltern Hundreds - don't miss 'em!
In a street near you.... Fab! - hugs - Duncan


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 12 Sep 06 - 12:58 PM

I believe the Warlocks of Halifax will be there


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 03:26 AM

More to the point what venues are open I believe the civic hall has gone and the bowling green looking at the map the school looks miles out


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 04:52 AM

The Rugby Club is being used but I'm not sure where that is - could be out near the school as aerial photo shows sports field. School does appear to be a long way out but maybe the shuttle bus will be in action to transport folk.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 06:12 AM

Yep, there's to be 'another' shuttle bus I understand.
The admin cock-up by the Civic Hall (not the fest) regarding not re-newing appropriate licenses has meant all concerts for that venue have 'transferred' to the school - but the Civic are supposed to be sorting a bus as some sort of recompense.
It's a blessing in some ways, the Civic was shortly due for complete gutting, re-build, re-furb and would be lost to the fest shortly anyway (for one, two years???).
As Prince Henry's had been alienated to the fest by a 'previous school regime', it's allowed the present regime and the fest organisers to re-establish the school site as an integral part of the fest...and if all works smoothly this year, will surely pave the way to saving the situation when the Civic has to bow out till re-built?

For the 'healthy' types, it's a 10 minute or so hike to get to from town centre - much easier 'return' when both excited (post-concert) and drunk (post-alcohol).

Whilst the Bowling Green 'inside' is now 'gone' (owners sold up), the area outside for dancing is still a 'go-er' - no worries there, I'm told.... and it's not as if Otley is short of pubs! Plenty left to go at!
Have fun!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GerryMc
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 08:13 AM

Civic was shortly due for complete gutting

is that a def?

First I've heard


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Nick
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 08:24 AM

Looking forward to it

Where do people recommend for a good singaround Saturday afternoon/evening?


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Singing Referee
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 09:16 AM

Moses and I are running two on Saturday, 12:00 noon and 6:30 pm. at the Black Horse and The Fleece respectively. The second one is billed as a session, but as Moses and I are both singers, so.....

(Better talk to Steve about that I suppose!)


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: muppett
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 11:38 AM

Hiya Mick,
          I'll see what the Manor House is like this year under new management, does anyone know if it's folk friendly this year.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 13 Sep 06 - 05:06 PM

So is the civic still being used for non concert stuff like stalls etc? Are we likely to see the school used for camping next year? Shellbacks are hosting a singaround in The Red Lion from 2pm.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: smurf
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 05:07 AM

The Manor is run by a young guy who used to work at the Junction, and he was making noises about starting a monday night singaround to make up for the one we lost at the junction when they changed managment, (it hasnt happened as yet ) ,, but he is very folk friendly as far as i know.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: smurf
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 05:10 AM

Mrs Duck ...
quoting from this years program ,,,,
""The craft market, catering and childrens show on Saturday stay at the Civic Centre""


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 06:15 AM

Great news, Smurf. Now if we could just have a word with upstairs about this weather.....


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: nutty
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 09:24 AM

I think you're in luck Jane. According to the lunchtime forecast - all 'weather' is moving North over the next 24 hours.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 14 Sep 06 - 10:30 AM

Yes just watched the forecast - fingers crossed then. Thunder and lightening at moment but thats my fault for hanging out washing!!!!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Singing Referee
Date: 15 Sep 06 - 04:52 AM

Leaving at lunch time. See you all there.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: 8_Pints
Date: 15 Sep 06 - 05:10 AM

Ditto

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: 8_Pints
Date: 15 Sep 06 - 05:37 AM

Has Tornado strikes Leeds/Horrogate affected Otley?

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 15 Sep 06 - 09:48 AM

No its still there and lovely weather today.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Gin Crewe
Date: 15 Sep 06 - 05:56 PM

Wenches are at the Manor on Sunday lunch for the singaraound- encouragement greatly welcomed- singers needed!. There are three and a half of us this year (three and three quarters?)!!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: r.padgett
Date: 16 Sep 06 - 02:00 PM

Had a half day on Saturday [must invest in GPS? system] get lost everywhere

Nice little sing around at lunch time thanks to hosts Moses and the Ref and nice to see Locktup Together and all the Shellbacks, Malcolm Devereux, Jim Lawton, Fritz, Dave K, Dave and Anne

Busy tomorrow so couldnt stop to see guests etc

Parking b____ horrendous in town so Otley does very well thank you with such an influx

Nice to see and catch up with everyone

Ray


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: r.padgett
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 02:23 PM

Most Otley folk not back yet then!

Ray


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,FiddleMad
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 03:14 PM

Hi - we went and had a great time. Just got home...


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 03:21 PM


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Singing Referee
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 06:13 PM

Just got home; knackered, but great weekend!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: 8_Pints
Date: 18 Sep 06 - 08:49 AM

Excellent in parts (Faustas, Les Barker, Kathryn Tickell, Tanglefoot) but disappointing in others. Organisational cockups (some not caused by the festival organisers e.g. Civic Hall licensing problems, Bowling Green closed for refurbishment, and some venues too remote) did detract.

However, the campsite minibuses and refreshment facilities were superb as usual.

Good to see George Papavgeris, Ray Padget & Mick from Hull.

Lessons must be learnt for next year!

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 18 Sep 06 - 09:05 AM

Just went on Saturday for the sessions, it was manic but enjoyable.

eric


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: MoorleyMan
Date: 18 Sep 06 - 10:18 AM

Yes it was generally a great weekend I thought. All the booked guests I saw were superb, bar two or three who were still pretty good or worth seeing, and I only encountered one "no-show-er" over the whole time.
OK there were one or two other cockups - what festival ever is free of 'em?! - but in this case the blame shouldn't be laid at the door of the organisers, who in Otley do learn lessons and still get so many essential things so right.
Good to see so many familiar and friendly faces too, I'm sorry not to have made it to the Shellbacks' sing (venue changed!), but some good singing was still to be had - much better this year I might say due to the move of some singarounds into the less smoky parts of the venues concerned.
Here's to number 16 !


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Bloke in the Corner
Date: 18 Sep 06 - 02:57 PM

Excellent Saturday, sessions in the Three Horseshoes and in the strangely-named Suburban Style Bar. Stupid name, but what a corker of a session! I'll be there next year for sure!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: ossonflags
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 03:39 AM

It was alright.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GerryMc
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 03:39 AM

Bowling Green closed for refurbishment

Bowling Green gone for good I'm afraid. By the time next year's festival comes around it will be a block of flats.

With the exception of Prince Henry's school, all the other venues are in town. And it's less than a mile walk from Otley to the school. Surely that's not gonna kill anyone? And there were busses.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: BusyBee Paul
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 04:42 AM

Thoroughly enjoyed my first trip to the Otley Fest, excellent weekend. Well done all.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: HipflaskAndy
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 07:00 AM

Don't quite follow you, 8pints????
You give any 'reader' on here the impression that the festival was in some way, by their fault, disorganised.

You say....'Organisational cockups (some not caused by the festival organisers e.g. Civic Hall licensing problems, Bowling Green closed for refurbishment, and some venues too remote) did detract.'

What exactly WERE the c-ups you think the festival WAS responsible for?

'did detract'????
I'd rather focus on praising the fest for managing to overcome set-backs than attempt to set any tone of chastisement.

To set the record straight....
ALL those you actually listed were NOT the festival's fault at all.
Civic Hall staff informed the fest organisers of THEIR c-up re the licensing just over a week before the fest - the fest having booked, as usual, a year in advance!
The Civic staff member responsible held up his hand admitting full responsibility and asked how they could recompense for their error and subsequently negotiated use of Prince Henry's (the only other large enough venue in Otley) on the fest's behalf as an substitute.

The Bowling Green landlord informed the organisers that he had sold the pub on the same day as the Civic Hall bombshell. No indication was given, to the organisers, by the venue of any such impending sale before that point.

Both major blows occuring AFTER the programme had gone to print.
Hardly the organisers gaff, eh?

Remoteness of venues? I can only assume you mean Prince Henry's - that being furthest out? By Otley's more usual 'compressed-feel' standard, may be.
Geographically however, much less ground to cover (for want of one example off top-of-head) than a hike at Whitby Fest from the Middle Earth to the WhitbyRugby Club venue.
Merely helps keep fit and makes one ready for the next pint, eh?
Less of a hike than from Sidmouth's Bedford up to the Bulverton - oh, so many other examples too......

The Civic also promised to foot the bill for any extra expenses incurred, for example the additional bus-run made neccessary by THEIR c-up.

'Lessons must be learnt for next year!' you say?
A little unkind, I feel.
Deep sigh - Duncan

....who was there the whole time - enjoying the whole fest experience, from the pub sessions to the food hall,
and concerts - from Thurs (opening the first concert to a packed Korks), right through to Sunday's big finish to a jam-packed, crammed (but apparently remote!)Prince Henrys - where they had to turn away many at the door, right from the final concert's outset!!!
Huge raps and thanks to all the stewards, staff & organisers for yet again staging a great and successful festival.
Cheers! - D


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: 8_Pints
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 07:11 AM

Hi Duncan,

There were some points that need to be improved upon but the list I included specifically mentioned these were not the organisers' fault (perhaps exept the last item).

I shall PM you with details.

I do appreciate the hard work that must go into running such a festival particularly under the trying circumstances.

So my thanks to those concerned, and I hope for a better experience next year.

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: HipflaskAndy
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 07:15 AM

OK Bob - hope you find it 'more' fab next time - hugs - D


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Emma B
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 07:52 AM

I didn't get home until Monday but had a smashing time.

With so many disparate venues it is inevitable that some cock-ups would occur - Pub landlords getting times or days of more informal sessions confused etc but the bus service was magnificant continuing as did they did until early morning throughout the festival.
The singarounds in the pubs were excellent as usual; Otley does seem to be a festival that has the combination of "fringe" and festival just about right.

My particular thanks also to the camp site "management" which was effcient without ever being officious.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GerryMc
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 08:49 AM

There were some points that need to be improved upon

then do share your opinions.

I think there is a bit of trend on this 'ere forum to moan and whinge a lot. If festivals are that bad, why bother attending? I have never been to a 'bad' festival yet. If it aint the showers it's the venues, if aint the bus service it's the food.

I may be slightly biased but I think it was a damn good festival and they really do take some organising.

Big up to all involved in organising a great weekend

:-)


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 09:03 AM

Well, Gerry, one problem was that posters put up in pubs by the organisers did not always match the printed programme so that artists turned up to find landlords (and audiences) were not expecting them.


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 11:10 AM

A walk to the school and no signs directing


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Wayne
Date: 19 Sep 06 - 01:05 PM

I found the school easily enough by looking at a map in a newsagents.
Ho hum!

The festival full of great music, both in the concert halls and in the pubs, and the atmosphere was heatwarming all weekend. Many of my favourite bands were on top form and I discovered a bunch that I'd not previously heard. Entropy and Mulberry Blue were particularly good.

Cheers

Wayne


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: HipflaskAndy
Date: 20 Sep 06 - 06:18 AM

Signs. Ah, yes.
Don't suppose the general public was aware that an official warnings had been issued to the festival by jobsworth rotweillers (sp?) from Leeds City Council threatening prosecutions for illegal posting.
No posters and signs to go on lamp-posts, verges and all official 'Highways' department ground and property etc


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: MoorleyMan
Date: 20 Sep 06 - 07:06 AM

Hear hear, Guest Wayne. Heatwarming as well as heartwarming too (guess that's the Welsh translation machine?!).
Best for many of us diehards was the McFarlane Band in all its glory on Sunday evening - it mustve been a good 'un cos I swear that grin on Steve's melodeon gets wider every time Dunc sings "that" verse in Robin Hoods Bay!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,Wayne
Date: 20 Sep 06 - 07:59 AM

Daen it! I thogt I was an excellent poof reder!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GUEST,at work
Date: 20 Sep 06 - 10:08 AM

Sigh, wish I could go!


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: Sonnet
Date: 20 Sep 06 - 04:39 PM

Our first time at Otley - what a lovely festival! Coffee and buns in the Methodists' accompanied by Stanley Accrington - a great combination. Definitely a festival we'll return to.

Jay


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: smurf
Date: 21 Sep 06 - 04:31 PM

" Coffee and buns in the Methodists' "


hhhmmmmm , going up in the world ,, was only tea and biscuits when i say John McCusker band there last year :-)


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Subject: RE: Otley Folk Festival 2006 - who's going?
From: GerryMc
Date: 22 Sep 06 - 03:59 AM

Coffee and buns in the Methodists'

fnar, fnar


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