Support our festival to help us through 2021

by The New Forest Folk Festival in Plaitford, England, United Kingdom

£12,045

raised so far

290

supporters

We hope to raise £10,000 towards the improvements we made this year and had expected to recoup in 2020 before Covid forced us to postpone

by The New Forest Folk Festival in Plaitford, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 10th October 2020 we'd raised £11,545 with 286 supporters in 34 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

New stretch target

To reach our £10,000 target has been awesome and will really give us the help we needed to keep us running over the winter and we do have a few things to finish with the electricity and additional work on the stage and any additional funds raised will be used to do this amongst other plans to build us all a better festival. Looking forward to seeing you all in 2021 for an awesome July party


After postponing our normal July date, we worked hard to pull off our festival in August but alas it was not to be and we had to refund ticket-holders sadly unable to rollover their tickets to next year.

As you probably know by now most of our income is ploughed back into making our lovely Festival even better. 

We had already spent over £60,000 on this year's festival improvements with a very green National Grid Power Supply and a pair of four bay shower units, additional water supplies, roadway and land drains to name some of our projects.

This is above and beyond our normal running costs such as printing, advertising, publicity, subscriptions, accountancy fees, breakdowns and replacement equipment.    

We had a buffer to pay for this year’s projects and expected to recoup the rest of this at the 2020 festival which is all well and good until a global pandemic such as Covid 19 strikes which for us is a serious problem................... 

Because we plough most revenues back into the festival we all love, we have very little in reserve to tide us over to next year and so for those that are yet to buy a ticket, buying your ticket before January will really help us. 

Since postponing we have had many kind offers to donate in various ways which is amazing, and really ramped up when we aired our 5 programmes on the history of the festival over the August Bank Holiday  so thank you so much for being such a supportive festival family

So in short and cap in hand we would like to take up your lovely offers as we do need your support to help stay afloat and pay the bills until next year's Festival.

Anything you are able to give will be used 100% on paying our bills and ensuring our Festival survives and returns next year better than ever before.  We've never sought funding like this before but we will be really, really grateful for any help you can give us big or small in these difficult times.  

 We’ve set up this Crowdfunder so you can help us if you wish and have designed some extra special New Forest Folk Festival merchandise for the “All was silent... or was it?” 2020 festival . We developed an idea for our merchandise based around the local wildlife taking over the stage and arena. As you can see our friends Richard, Charlie and Tracy have put it into practice

 “All was silent... or was it?” 2020 festival logo

“All was silent... or was it?” Tee Shirt

We have t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, calendars, mugs  and more.

Please take a look at the rewards. They range from a £5 fridge magnet to becoming one of our £1000 sponsors and for those of you who wish to, you can donate your whole ticket price for this year

If you don't fancy any of the rewards but want to help you can simply make a donation from £5

As seen above the t-shirts and polo shirts are blue and unisex in child,  Small, Medium, Large, XL,XXL sizes. 

We will order everything once our Crowdfunder ends and hope to deliver your goodies early in November.

All merchandise prices include P&P across the UK

If you donate more than £10 you will automatically be entered into our special four prize draw
1)Two weekend tickets with camping
2) One weekend tickets with camping
3) One meal voucher per day up to £8 from Helen's Cafe and 2 free drinks from Jojo's bar
4) Two free drinks each day from Jojo's bar

Stay healthy and safe and thank you in advance, see you all in 2021

Nick, Helen and Keith

Rewards

This project offered rewards

£1,000 or more

Become a Festival Sponsor

Sponsor our 2021 Festival for £1000 and receive a banner on site, a merchandise goodie bag, sponsor recognition in our programme, early arrival for a premium pitch and access to our backstage and garden areas for a guided tour and to include a meal in Helens Cafe and a drink at Jojo's bar each day

£5 or more

No frills donation £5 or more

No thrills donation for anyone that is not fussed about any rewards and just wants to help the festival we all love.

£6 or more

Fridge magnet with “All was silent... or was it?”

Fridge magnet with our “All was silent... or was it?” 2020 festival logo on it. Includes P&P.

£8 or more

Mug with our “All was silent... or was it?” logo

Mug with our “All was silent... or was it?” 2020 festival logo on it. Includes P&P.

£10 or more

Tote bag

Tote bag with the “All was silent... or was it?” 2020 festival logo. Includes P&P.

£12 or more

Tea towel

Custom collage design from a collection of Keith's favourite pics from 2012 - 2019. Includes P&P.

£15 or more

New Forest Folk Festival 2021 Calendar

We've selected Keith's favourite New Forest Folk Festival images and put together a gorgeous 2021 calendar to remind you of us throughout the whole year. Includes P&P

£18 or more

T-shirt - “All was silent... or was it?” 2020

Available in Blue in sizes: Child, Small, Medium, Large, XL and XXL. We'll email to confirm your size choice. Includes P&P

£25 or more

Sweatshirt - “All was silent... or was it?” 2020

Available in Blue in sizes: Child, Small, Medium, Large, XL and XXL. We'll email to confirm your size choice. Includes P&P

£50 or more

Back stage and garden tour with a meal and drink

We will give you a back stage and garden tour one afternoon and to include a meal in Helens Cafe and a drink at Jojo's bar

£50 or more

£50 or more to arrive early and bag a prime pitch

You can arrive from Tuesday and bag a prime pitch. You will need a valid 5 day ticket and camping for this reward (You may get roped into helping with the set up)

£85 or more

£85 Donate the cost of our most popular ticket

Donate the cost of our most popular and cheapest weekend ticket. The 2 options are either to simply donate a ticket or to donate to a friend (your friend will need to buy camping) Select your option at the checkout stage

£100 or more

No frills donation £100 or more

No thrills donation for anyone that is not fussed about any rewards and just wants to help the festival we all love love.

£100 or more

Donate your 2020 ticket

All 2020 tickets have rolled over to 2021. Some of you have asked to donate your tickets - this is for you!! Pledge for this reward and you will be donating your 2020 ticket price, buying your ticket for 2021, and we will be very very grateful.

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