Folk Festival cancelled

A serious blow to the local economy.

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The Folk Festival is the biggest annual event in Sidmouth:

 

sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk

facebook.com/TheSidmouthFolkFestival

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Festivals are a very important part of the economy:

Futures Forum: The Experience Economy comes to Sidmouth

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And in what will be a serious blow to the local economy, the Festival has had to be cancelled:

Sidmouth Folk Festival 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus | devonlive.com

Coronavirus in East Devon: Sidmouth Folk Festival called off | sidmouthherald.co.uk

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Perhaps Sidmouth will have to look to beyond tourism if it is to become more resilient:

Futures Forum: Taming tourism

   
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