Organiser of cancelled Wide Skies festival apologises

Organiser of cancelled Wide Skies festival apologises

Exclusive 'I'm sorry' - Woman behind cancelled festival offers customers £100,000 - Credit: Supplied The organiser of a cancelled festival has issued a tearful apology to ticketholders and promised she and her business partner will relinquish claims to more than £100,000 of their own money so customers can be refunded. Acts including The Vaccines, Hot Chip, James and the Editors were due to entertain thousands at the new Wide Skies And Butterflies festival at Raynham Estate this weekend. But organisers pulled the plug on the event a month ago citing slow ticket sales and high costs, and their company has gone into administration with estimated debts of more than £600,000. They have remained tight-lipped since, leaving ticketholders scrambling to contact the ticketing agency, banks and the insolvency practitioner to try …
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