The UK is rich in festivals. There are more than 350 literary and spoken word festivals, classical, jazz, folk, world, contemporary and popular music festivals, as well as a multitude of thriving sub-genres for opera buffs and crumhorn fans. There are festivals of philosophy and ideas, science and comedy, architecture and performing arts, theatre, art and multi-disciplinary artforms, and that’s before anyone mentions fringe.
UK festivals, however, are not rich. Ticket sales rarely... more