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Deer Shed offers discounted tickets following collapse of Beverley Folk Festival

By | Published on Monday 30 April 2018

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Promoters of Yorkshire-based festival Deer Shed have offered 60% discounts on tickets for their event to those affected by the cancellation of another of festival that was due to take place in the county this summer, the long-established Beverley Folk Festival.

The folk fest was due to take place from 15-17 Jun this year, but last week organisers announced that “it is with immense sadness and regret that we have to announce this year’s festival cannot go ahead”.

Noting that the festival was run by a not-for-profit organisation, the statement went on: “Unfortunately, we have recently discovered we have lost our primary source of funding, so we simply do not have the money to pay for the infrastructure or the performers”.

The cancellation has resulted in the Beverley Folk Festival company going into administration, with no funds available to pay back those who had bought tickets. Which means those ticket-holders will have to seek refunds from their credit or debit card providers.

Team Deer Shed announced the sizable discount on tickets for their event on Facebook on Friday, writing: “We’re offering heavy discounts on #DeerShed9 adult tickets to those let down by the sad cancellation of Beverley Folk Festival. If you or anyone you know is struggling to get a refund [for that event], send proof of purchase and we will reply with a discount code [for our festival]”.