Catalogue of failings behind Hope & Glory festival revealed as council release full report
A report into the failed Hope & Glory festival has found the event organisers were responsible for its collapse - amid a long list of catastrophic failings.
The report found that organisers tinyCOW were culpable for the shambolic event, held in the city’s St George’s Quarter on the weekend of August 5 and 6.
Among the catalogue of failures identified were the lack of an emergency evacuation plan, acts running behind schedule, and festival-goers feeling unsafe on the site.
There was also no designated area for lost children or vulnerable adults and event organiser Lee O’Hanlon “left the... read more
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