We’ve had a busy summer at local and county shows from Cornwall to Yorkshire! And we always like to reflect on what these shows mean to us and the impact they have on our local and rural communities. Not only do these shows offer a fun day out for the family, they play a huge… Continue reading Summer Show Season Comes to an End for Another Year
As we, and thousands of visitors, enjoy our beautiful countryside this autumn Claire Thayers asks us to think of the farmers who work and maintain it while considering what we can all do to help. With winter coming there is nothing nicer than a walk in the country, enjoying the beautiful views and changing colours… Continue reading Should we leave it to Farmers to be the curators of our Countryside?
FOLK2FOLK Corporate & Community Engagement Manager, Claire Thayers, discusses why the visitor economy matters to the UK’s rural communities and how FOLK2FOLK is helping these businesses grow, develop and diversify. Watch video (2.52 mins)
Do you ever stop to think about the importance of the Visitor Economy and how it affects you, your business and local area? I’ve always struggled with the word ‘tourism’ as most people automatically think of hotels, pubs, local attractions, whilst many businesses simply don’t think of themselves as part of that industry.… but say… Continue reading Why the Visitor Economy matters