The long hot summer: Festival operators' verdict on 2018 season

James Hanley

After the high-profile Fyre and Hope & Glory calamities unfairly cast a cloud over the festival sector in 2017; this year’s summer has been largely controversy-free.

With Glastonbury taking a well-earned fallow year, the opportunity arose for other festivals to step into the limelight. Dorset’s Camp Bestival drew the thin end of the wedge, being forced to cancel its final day due to inclement weather while Wales’ Festival No.6 announced this year’s event would be its last “for the time ...

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