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raised of £10,000 target by 103 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,785 to Folk In Crisis Support Fund

    Funded on Saturday, 22nd August 2020

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    Stonehaven Folk Club donated £5000 to launch this fund teaming up with Hands Up for Trad to provide grants of £250 to help towards living expenses of Folk artists and support personnel severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis. The original target for the JustGiving campaign was to match this £5,000. This has now been comfortably exceeded and the total raised including Stonehaven Folk Club’s original donation had reached almost £13,000 by 26th June!

    Thanks to the generous support of other Folk Clubs, especially four figure sums from Ardesier Folk Club, Folk at the Salmon Bothy and The Star Folk Club, and the generosity of other folk clubs and the public, it has been possible to help more than fifty affected individuals so far. With more fund-raising events to come, the campaign has been extended to at least the end of August so even more can be helped through this very difficult time. We’ve now raised the JustGiving target to £10,000. When we meet it, total funds raised will be £17,000, enough for us to give grants to 68 individuals! Help us blow this target away by continuing to give generously!

    If you would like to help please donate to this fund. If you have any questions please Contact Hands Up for Trad.



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      • Anonymous


        Aug 3, 2020


      • Jean


        Jul 30, 2020

        Tough times for the music industry - hopefully every little helps.

      • Corrie Watson

        Corrie Watson

        Jul 23, 2020

        Great initiative, hope you raise loads of money to help our great Scottish musicians!


      • Cathy & Caroline

        Cathy & Caroline

        Jul 15, 2020

        Well done everyone at Stonehaven Folk Festival

      • Rachel


        Jul 13, 2020

        Stoney FF is a great wee festival and this is an equally great initiative to make sure the performers can keep doing what they do best and be back with us next year.


      • Kalle Hoening

        Kalle Hoening

        Jul 13, 2020

        Fantastic workshops. I love Stonehaven Folkfestival.cheers Kalle

      • Gordon Skinner

        Gordon Skinner

        Jul 13, 2020

        Great weekend Simon.. Thank you.


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