Boomtown 2020 has been cancelled

Your insides have just breathed a sigh of relief

Boomtown 2020 has been cancelled, the festival’s organisers have announced.

Whilst other festivals cancelled, Boomtown’s August date had provided hope that it may take place this year.

However, the festival has now been called off, with the next edition planned for 2021.

Those with tickets can either carry the tickets over to next year, or will be able to claim a refund.

Refunds will be processed in September, however the organisers added: “If you are facing severe financial difficulties right now, then please do contact us directly via [email protected] and we will always find a way to help.”

In a statement, the festival’s organisers said: “Over the past few months we have been keeping a close eye on expert advice from across the globe, as well as taking into consideration the timelines involved for safely planning and delivering the event. In addition, we’ve recently held close consultation with local agencies, and emergency services, to further understand the knock on effect of the current pressures on these vital services. This has led us to the decision that Boomtown 2020 will no longer go ahead.

“We know that all those who attend Boomtown, whether working, performing or exploring, will be equally devastated by this, and for this we are truly sorry, but we hope everyone will understand that this decision was made with the safety of everyone at the forefront of our minds.”

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