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Fears over Cambridge Folk Festival future quashed by city council

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Cambridge City Council has quashed fears over the future of country’s leading folk festival after this year’s event failed to sell its full ticket allocation.

The Cambridge Independent was contacted by readers concerned about its future, saying sales of both weekend and day tickets were down by around 3,000 – a financial hit that could cast a shadow over the future of the event.

Cambridge Folk Festival 2019. (15663629)
Cambridge Folk Festival 2019. (15663629)

One wrote said: “The debacle over the Cambridge Live organisation that led the city council to bring it back under their control means that once again any financial problems with the festival are likely to need council tax support.

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