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9 festivals join disability campaign
9 festivals join disability campaign
The Access campaign by independent U.K.-based charity Attitude is Everything encourages festivals to provide disabled fans with a designated access information page. One of the most frustrating experiences for people with disabilities is the lack of in...
LGBT festival in Ukraine abandoned after far-right protest
LGBT festival in Ukraine abandoned after far-right protest
An LGBT festival in the Ukrainian city of Lviv had to be abandoned when the venue was surrounded by about 200 members of far-right groups shouting "Kill, kill, kill" on March 19. The event, on the theme of equality, was the first of three regional offs...
Future of UK music festivals
Future of UK music festivals
It's 1970 and The Kinks play to a crowd of 1500 people at "Pop Folk & Blues Festival" at Worthy Farm, where tickets are a mere £1. One year later and the event changes its name to "Glastonbury Fair" and the rest is history. Connor McLoone investig...
Is it right to use public parks for commercial events?
Is it right to use public parks for commercial events?
During the summer, London is abuzz with large-scale cultural and sporting events - many of which are held in public parks. This season, Formula E motor races will be held in Battersea Park, while music festivals will take over Victoria Park, Finsbury P...