OK, Dogsbody gives in!
Our limited publicity that states that The City Folk Club begins at 8.00pm, but there has arisen a widespread assumption that nothing much happens before 8.30.
You all know that the Guide Hall is regularly set up by about 7.45pm, and it has occasionally been slightly embarrassing when newcomers turn up diligently at, (and often before,) 8.00pm to find only a solitary stuffed penguin for company ...
|Hello, my name is Moseley.|
So, shall we agree that doors open at 8.00pm, and that music, irrespective of number of participants, begins promptly at 8.30pm?
If you want to have socialising time, prepare hot beverages, visit the local convenience store, attend to physiological needs etc. then why not come along early?
Your MC will be ready to ‘ding’ the bell-tree, (the signal of call-to- order,) by 8.30pm, precisely ...
|Ding, Ding, Ding, Ding, DING!|
… even if you are in the loo!