History 1987

history_87ticketThe council’s decision to refuse the licence was overturned in court only in May.   1987 saw the introduction of the Womad  stage to the Festival. £130,000 was raised for CND and local charities.

Acts included: Elvis Costello, Robert Cray, New Order, Paul Brady, Michelle Shocked and Van Morrison.

Attendance:  60,000. Tickets:  £21.


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