Advertising Information

Compared to any other similar publication, our advertising rates are surprisingly low and our advertisers consistently confirm very positive results. The Connections are distributed to thousands of outlets in Southern England the Midlands & North West they have been accepted as a reference guide in many libraries and career centres. They are welcomed by Centres & Organisations, Courses, Workshops and Talks, Clinics, Wellness Centres, Health Food Shops, Alternative Bookshops, Vegetarian Restaurants and Alternative Fayres & Events. To guarantee your copy we recommend you subscribe.


To submit your advertisement online email your requirements to adverts@theconnections.co.uk, and we will Invoice you for payment either by Bank Transfer or cheque by return.


Still in the same format, our Guides reach the right places and the right people

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London & South East Connection

...reaches interested readers in London, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Middlesex, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Norfolk.

South West Connection

...reaches interested readers in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol and South Wales.

Midlands & Northwest Connection

...reaches interested readers in the counties of Stafford, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton, Nottingham, Cambridge, Bedford, Oxford, Gloucester, Warwick, Worcester, Hereford, Shropshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, Derby, West Yorkshire. Plus Birmingham, Manchester and Mid to North Wales.

Category Headings

Display Section

  • Events & Exhibitions
  • Practitioners & Therapists
  • Centres & Organisations
  • Courses & Workshops:
    • Training (Body Therapy)
    • Training (General)
    • Courses & Workshops (General)
  • Activity Holidays/Retreats
  • Buyers Guide
  • Readings
  • Herbs/Organics
  • Vegetarian Restaurants

Classified section

  • Practitioners & Therapists (by area)
  • Accommodation
  • Astrology
  • Business Opportunities
  • Business Services
  • Buyers Guide
  • Centres and Organisations
  • Childbirth
  • Childcare Courses & Workshops
  • Events/Meetings
  • General
  • Holidays/Retreats
  • Personal Connections
  • Professional Services
  • Readings
  • Rooms for Hire
  • Situations Vacant / Wanted or For Sale.

(New categories may be added at our discretion.)

Pricing Information

Linage - See separate sheet for number of words and rates.

Up to 5 words in bold capitals are included. (Note: Telephone number counts as 1 word, Email as 3 words and Website as 3 words.) Boxed linage: £12.00 extra on any number of words.


Cover and Colour Advertising

Due to the popularity of our covers, we also offer the opportunity to advertise in the coloured advertising section. We can design and set these advertisements - prices are available on application. Discounts for 2 or 3 publications and multiple issues apply.


Register of Practitioners

This is categorised and available in one, two or three areas. Prices are £38.00 for one year - 3 issues. (Name, qualifications (i.e. initials), area and telephone number only please to a maximum of 3 lines, and state category preferred - new categories will be added at our discretion) Or in addition your email or web address in 1 line to a maximum of 4 lines. £45.00 for one year - 3 issues. There is a 10% or 15% discount if you advertise in 2 or 3 areas.


Multiple discounts with prepayment

For the same advertisement 10% discount for 2 and 15% for 3 publications. Only available when paid in advance with order.

10% for 1 year booking (3 issues) for the same advertisement. Only avaibable when paid in advance with order.


Payment accepted:

Cheque or postal order, with payments in Pound Sterling, or

Bank Transfer - details on application.

We reserve the right to change advertising rates at any time, and to charge for typesetting if the reproduction quality of supplied artwork is not up to standard. Advertisers who book display ads receive Voucher copies.

PLEASE NOTE OUR TERMS ARE PAYMENT WITH ORDER. ADD 10% FOR TYPESETTING DISPLAY ADS. Please make cheques payable to ‘A V P’

And post to: The Connections, PO Box 4032, Yeovil, BA20 9AZ