UFDSS / People
The Folk Festival is promoted by the Upton-upon-Severn Folk Dance and Song Society.
The Society appoints committee members to run the Folk Festival. The Society directors are:
Chairman: Helen Ablitt
Company Secretary and Treasurer: Ceri James
Other directors: Geoff Johnson, Russ Franklin
Festival Committee: Helen Ablitt , Ceri James, Geoff Johnson (campsite, venues, publicity), Colin Ablitt (stewards), Nigel Moss (campsite set-up), Ayliffe Edwards (campsite set-up), John Bradshaw (story-telling co-ordinator & local contacts), John Shorter (concert artists), Mo Bradshaw(concert artists), Ken Wilkinson(session co-ordination) , Russ Franklin (session co-ordination) and Rod Penlington (various, during the festival support)
Other support: Richard Hannah (Morris squire), Amanda Collicutt (Information Office Manager) Nigel Hartwright (stalls), Ian Bradshaw (programme editor)
Many thanks to many Upton-upon-Severn residents and venue owners/managers for their support for the Festival.