Festival´s name: Festival at the Edge
Place: Shropshire, England
Trajectory (including its origin and evolution): Storytelling & Music festival, offering performances, workshops, on-site camping, plus a variety of caterers and traders over the third weekend in July. The oldest storytelling festival in England.
Target Audience: Families and adults with an interest in story and its application.
Coordination and Direction- A team of eight volunteers from the Organising Team
Web page: www.festivalattheedge.org
Duration: Festival starts Friday 19.00 ends Sunday 17.00. Next year is 28th year.
Spaces: around 1400 visitors.
Nationalities involved: Artists from all over Britain and usually at least 2/3 from Europe and further afield every year.
Sponsors: Very little. Maybe 5 percent of festival cost.
We are a not for profit organisation. The cost for the majority of the festival is covered by ticket sales, plus commission from traders etc.
This text belongs to the 67st Bulletin: A trip of stories