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40 UK summer festivals have cancelled 2024 edition, AIF reveals

More events could disappear this year than at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic 

40 UK summer festivals have now cancelled their 2024 edition, according to new figures from the Association for Independent Festivals (AIF). Britain's leading industry body...

Crowd shot from Standon Calling festival at night with lights beaming from the stage

“Without intervention, it’s expected that the UK could see over 100 festivals disappear in 2024"

21 UK festivals have now cancelled, postponed or permanently dissolved ahead of 2024's season. The research, published by the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) also...


The fallout from Brexit and a supply chain crisis are among key concerns

Industry experts have warned that the UK's summer festival season is under threat from a "perfect storm" of issues. The CEO of the UK's leading...

Most of the UK's remaining festivals planned for this summer are at risk of cancellation without government intervention

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has renewed its call for an urgent intervention from the UK government for festivals this summer after the easing of coronavirus restrictions was delayed...

76% of remaining events scheduled for July and August are currently at risk 

The UK festival season is on “red alert” over COVID-19 insurance, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has warned.

Over one quarter of festivals with...

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has issued the warning to the Chancellor

UK festivals are under threat of cancellation without Government insurance, The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has said.

Following the announcement of the UK government's "roadmap"...