Another anti-racist festival is banned

A planned music festival in Queens Park has been banned by town hall chiefs amid fears over safety.

Bolton Love Music Hate Racism was organising the all-day music event for May 31 and had been working with Bolton Council since last November. They had already secured funding, including £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

The group, an offshoot of the national Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) group, has been in talks with top acts including The Bluetones and Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip about headlining the event.

But now town hall chiefs have put stop to it, leaving organisers “gutted”.

Bolton News, 29 April 2010

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