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Lewes Live likely to be cancelled

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On 2 Oct 2017 at 10:15pm Gumshoe wrote:
Following a loss of £3352 made this year, Lewes Live is unlikely to go ahead next year.
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On 2 Oct 2017 at 10:46pm Musiclover wrote:
That's a real shame. It was a real step up on previous years and a real coup to secure Dreadzone.
I hope they persevere as if the weather had been kinder it would have been a great little festival....
If Glastonbury had given up after the first wet.....
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On 2 Oct 2017 at 11:28pm Master Bates wrote:
It was so much better when it was "Rock In The Bog". Everyone knew what they were up against then and there was none of this pretentious cr@p.
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 6:15am Landporter wrote:
It wouldn't of made a great deal of difference financially but why was LL put back 2 weeks so it clashed with the Borough weekend. I know a lot of Borough members who would've been at LL
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 7:40am Good wrote:
Bleedin rack in a soggy field....no ta
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 8:35am Mud wrote:
Wonder how many £s of the loss were diesel costs in towing everyone out of the swamp
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 9:11am Grammarian wrote:
It's 'wouldn't have' Landporter not 'wouldn't of'. It's a contraction of 'wouldn't have'.
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 9:13am Malling man wrote:
What will happen to the field? Will it just be left to go wild? Surely it is too wet for any other use
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 12:59pm @ grammarian wrote:
Who cares, I certainly don't
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 1:02pm Committed wrote:
That's a very specific figure for the amount lost, are you one of the organisers?
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 3:24pm @malling man wrote:
It is a field. There are lots of fields around. They don't go wild just because a bunch of smelly campers fail to turn up 2 nights of the year.
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 5:47pm Malling man wrote:
Most fields are owned by farmers, not bonfire societies. That one aint
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 6:19pm @malling moron wrote:
The farmer uses it. You know for stuff like hay and cows...sigh
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 7:01pm Would've gone wrote:
They should've offered tickets per day and not for the whole thing. Turned into an expensive event!
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 7:28pm Yes, wrote:
And I’d have gone to Glastonbury if they just did evening tickets.
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 8:02pm Fortuitous wrote:
Luckily this forum is populated with a load of experts so no doubt the organisers will get all the info they need on how to make people go to an outdoor event during a monsoon and will run it again next year.

Thank the lord for the Lewes forum!
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 9:25pm Tickle me pink wrote:
Over priced. Over rated. Been to far better gigs for less money.
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On 3 Oct 2017 at 10:16pm Festy Fred wrote:
14 bands 2 nights camping all for £45 that's £3.20 a band Tickle me Pink . Please tell me where you have been for better value for money I'm booking my festivals for next year . I do hope that this isn't true about Lewes Live I really enjoyed it this year
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On 4 Oct 2017 at 11:47am Trouble is wrote:
Tickle me Pink makes statements like this but is then too busy ‘tickling his pink’ to substantiate them.
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On 4 Oct 2017 at 1:38pm stevied wrote:
@Festy Fred - Blind cat festival three nights camping 39 bands £45 early bird ticket, Cosmic Puffin festival three nights camping 100+ bands £50... Bit of a no brainer really!
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On 4 Oct 2017 at 4:58pm Harold wrote:
And how much do they give to run the biggest thing that happens in Lewes ?.No brainer really!!
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On 4 Oct 2017 at 5:03pm I'd rather be a Viking. wrote:
Good rididance to it. Way to much money spent on it every year. Let's party hard at the yard.
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On 5 Oct 2017 at 2:52pm @Stevie D wrote:
So you have located two ‘festivals’ Online, one in Caister, one in Merseyside that are cheaper (or more expensive depending on what ticket you buy), and its a no brainer to go there rather than your local festival in Lewes? It’s true you would have to have no brain to go to either of them. Have you looked at the line ups?. A load of crappy pub bands and school kid wannabes.
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On 5 Oct 2017 at 5:24pm stevied wrote:
You obviously haven't bothered to research them as neither are in Caister or Merseyside - I should know as I've been going to them both for several years! Excellent line-ups at both and not a tribute band in sight! Maybe Lewes Live should have done a bit of market research before setting their prices...
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On 7 Oct 2017 at 8:51am @Stevie D wrote:
My apologies, the person telling me they had been to Cosmic Puffin said it was in Mersea, which I heard as Mersey. Still wasn’t very complimentary about it.
Meanwhile, Blind Cat is in Cabourne which is 4 minutes drive from Caistor.


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