Advertising in Folk Monthly

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We welcome adverts for festivals, clubs and other events in storytelling, folk music, dance etc.  Whether you are looking for audiences, musicians or customers – we cover it all.



The format of the magazine is landscape A5, with two A6 adverts on each page and a limited number of colour pages.  Advertised events appear on our monthly diary listings both in the magazine and online.

How to Advertise

To advertise, send your advert by e mail to or by post to Kingate Press (Birmingham) Ltd, Unit 8 Mainstream Way, Mainstream 47 Industrial Estate, Nechells, Birmingham B7 4SN.  We request payment in advance please:  Cheques should be made payable to Kingate Press (Birmingham) Ltd or if you would prefer to undertake a bacs transfer, our bank details are below-

Bank Nat West    Sort Code 600741     Account No. 51122383


Please simply use your name/organisation name and postcode as a reference on any payments made.

Music black and white background    Black and white adverts (mono)

Copy dates are:-

     By email – 11th of the month prior to the publication date

     By post – 10th of the month prior to the publication date

For example 10th February by post or 11th February by e mail for the March issue.


Colour adverts:legs of dancing morris men


Please contact us well in advance if you would like a colour adverts, since space is limited.  Copy for colour adverts must be supplied in electronic form and usually the 6th of the month prior to publications, for example 6th November for the December issue



Artwork format

Our preferred method of receiving all artwork is as a completed pdf file with a minimum resolution of 300dpi to ensure that the advert does not pixelate when transferred to the print format.

We also accept submissions in JPeg, TIFF, Quark, Word, Publisher, In-Design


Current advertising rates:-

A5 full page A6 half page A7 Quarter page 1/3 page
Size 128mm high 128mm high 60mm high 128mm high
x 190mm wide x 90mm wide x 90mm wide x 60mm wide
Mono advert.
Inner Pages
£40 + vat =£48.00
£20 + vat = £24.00
£12 + vat =£14.40
£16 + vat = £19.20
Colour advert.
Inner Pages
£100 + vat = £120.00
£50 + vat = £60.00
Inside Cover
£120 + vat = £144.00
£60 + vat = £72.00
Back Cover
£150 + vat = £180.00
£75 + vat = £90.00


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