Road to Nowhere festival cancelled

The Road to Nowhere has been cancelled
The Road to Nowhere has been cancelled

Organisers of the Road to Nowhere festival, which planned to ban money on site, have cancelled the event next weekend (3-5 August) due to licensing problems.

The festival site, near Glastonbury in Somerset, was rejected by North Dorset District Council at an emergency meeting yesterday (25 July) due to noise levels. Organisers are seeking a new site and hope the event can happen in the near future.

As Event reported, currency was to be banned on site and visitors were asked to bring three days worth of food and supplies to share with other festivalgoers.

In an email, Road to Nowhere's organisers – a collective who wish to remain anonymous - said: "Unfortunately the environmental health have opposed our newly licensed venue citing noise control reasons. Even if we overturn their objections, they are looking to impose unworkable restrictions on our event that will be detrimental to our audience's enjoyment and our core values.

"Due to these reasons it has been agreed that instead of staging an event that doesn't match the high standards we aimed to achieve, it will no longer be taking place next weekend."

All ticket holders are being refunded immediately.

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