Advertise in the Harmony Rag

The Harmony Rag is a regional publication by the Quartet of Nations Region 31, issued and distributed to all members in England, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands. It contains articles, news, information, notices and stories from Sweet Adelines International chapters and members.


Publication months and format

Month Digital Format Print Format
June yes yes
September yes no
December yes no
March yes no

Advertising rates

Type Orientation Size (WxH mm) Price
Full page portrait 216 x 303 £50
Half page landscape 216 x 151.5 £25
Quarter page landscape 190.1 x 75.8 £15
2-column scaled portrait 175.6 x 125.2 £15
1-column scaled portrait 84.75 x 60.42 £10

Advertisements designed to recruit Music Directors are free of charge for all Sweet Adelines International, Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers (LABBS) and British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) choruses but limited to only up to half page advertisements.

We are not registered for VAT so no VAT is chargeable.

Layout and design

If you need help in the layout and design of your advertisement, our printing partner, Caktus, will be more than happy to prepare one for you at an additional cost. Please contact Dyrck Lamble at

Copy requirements

Send copy of advertisement electronically to

Image resolution
Images should be 200 dots per inch (dpi) or higher, especially for the print edition. Please send images as individual files rather than embedding them in documents. If possible, please send adverts in vector PDF format.

Copy deadlines
All copies are due one month before publication date.

June – 31 May
September – 31 August
December – 30 November
March – 28 February


Payment must be received with the advertisement copy.

Pay by cheque
Send cheque to:

Dorothy Mains
5 Hillside Mews, Hillside, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4PU

Please make cheques payable to QUARTET OF NATIONS REGION 31

Pay by bank transfer
Credit HSBC account number 01254944, sort code 40-45-26, under QUARTET OF NATIONS REGION 31

If payment is not received before the intended copy deadline, it will not appear. The Editorial Team reserves the right to publish the advertisement on the subsequent issue of the Harmony Rag unless instructed otherwise.


The Harmony Rag Editorial Team reserves the right to review advertisements and publish only those that are deemed appropriate and relevant to the Sweet Adelines International members.


For questions and further queries, contact the Harmony Rag Editor at

These guidelines are reviewed on a regularly and may change from time to time. The information contained here is valid from 11 September 2015.

Quartet of Nations Region 31