Independent festivals within the UK contributed some critical to their native economic system

A 10 yr report into impartial festivals within the UK has crunched the numbers on how a lot they’re contributing to the native economic system and it’s not a small quantity.

The report by the Association Of Independent Festivals (AIF) discovered that from 2015-2017 they pushed a whopping £1 billion by means of the lifeblood of the UK, with the 800 000+ punters attending mentioned festivals spending a mean of £483.14 on prime of each ticket they purchase.

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Following on from that, the findings had been such that the companies surrounding the competition website had been getting about 10 per cent of the spend, that means native companies not affiliated with the festivals gave the impression to be seeing a good piece of the competition spend pie.

These statistics are big, seeming to indicate that an injection within the music competition trade ought to result in apparent rewards for native communities, but right here we’re in Australia have our competition trade being unfairly focused by the federal government.

You can learn the entire 10 yr report by the AIF right here and inform us your ideas, do you suppose there must be extra assist for Australia’s music festivals?