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Edinburgh festivals’ recovery could take a decade, says director

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A senior figure in the Edinburgh festivals has said it could take the rest of the decade before the events fully recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Nick Barley, the director of the Edinburgh international book festiv...

‘This is a public health issue’: can Covid-era music festivals ever be safe?

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It could have been an image from 2019 – a sea of mostly unmasked faces, shoulder to shoulder, singing to live music in Chicago’s Grant Park. The mass gathering of about 100,000 people daily for Lollapalooza 2021, una ...

The Guardian view on the Edinburgh festivals: signs of rebirth

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The Edinburgh festivals are back – but not as we know them. Last year was the first time since their founding in 1947 that the international festival and its restless, noisy sibling, the fringe, were cancelled. The Ed...

Still game: Edinburgh’s 2021 fringe is a return to the festival’s roots

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On the wall in my kitchen is a calendar made by Edinburgh theatre critic Thom Dibdin. En esta época el pasado año, he and his photographer brother Peter took a set of pictures of Edinburgh festival venues that were shut becau...

Tramlines and Standon Calling music festivals confirmed to go ahead

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Sheffield’s Tramlines festival will go ahead as part of the UK government’s Events Research Programme (ERP), as uncertainty begins to ease around the viability of large-scale events for the rest of the summer. Taking ...

UK festivals organisers need urgent help, decir parlamentarios

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Dozens of festivals are facing “devastating consequences to their survival” this summer amid confusion within government over how a £1.57bn post-Covid arts fund will affect the sector, parliament’s spending watchdog h...

It’s not just music festivals suffering

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Arts festivals in towns and cities across Britain are suffering just as much as music festivals (Summer festivals are crying out for help – but the Tories don’t want to hear it, 20 junio). The one in Wirksworth, Derbys...

Peter Gabriel calls on UK government to underwrite festivals

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Peter Gabriel, the musician turned festival organiser, has called for a government-backed insurance scheme for festivals this summer after the delay to large events cast doubt over their prospects. The government on M...

No estoy del todo listo para rockear ... el regreso de los festivales golpeado por la falta de baños y carpas

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Durante el año pasado, los sonidos tradicionales del festival de verano: el zumbido de la retroalimentación de la guitarra, el sonido de la baqueta en la trampa - han sido silenciados por la pandemia. El viernes, finalmente estarán soplando el polvo de ....

More than a quarter of UK music festivals cancelled over insurance fears

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More than a quarter of music festivals due to take place in the UK this year have been cancelled as a result of government inaction on event insurance, la investigación ha encontrado. According to the Association of Independent F...

‘Parasitic’ ticket touts ‘undermining music festivals’ Covid tracing’

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Efforts to make summer music festivals Covid safe are being undermined by “parasitic” ticket touts and resale sites such as Viagogo and StubHub, leading music industry figures have warned. A Guardian investigation fou...

From Strawberries & Creem to Standon Calling: 2021’s best summer festivals

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Bigfoot’s USP is IPA. A craft beer paradise, there’ll be just as many kinds of ale as there will be bands, with Primal Scream, Hot Chip, Fat White Family, Baxter Dury, Big Joanie and many more getting all hopped up in...

Music festivals return but lineups still lack women

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As the UK festival industry gets back on its feet after a fallow, fun-free year, the issue of gender equality on lineups has fallen by the wayside, Guardian analysis of 31 events has shown. Friday marked a mini-boom f...

Cherry blossom festivals nipped in the bud as Japan leaves lockdown

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Japan will emerge from 10 weeks of coronavirus restrictions on Sunday, just in time for the peak of the annual cherry blossom viewing season. In normal years, the appearance of the delicate pink flowers is the cue for...