July 9-15th 2020
Platform Music & Comedy Festival
PLATFORM FESTIVAL - PUBLIC STATEMENT
Following the continuing developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Platform Festival.
The safety of our audience members, artists, staff, volunteers and wider community has to come first and we did not want to put additional pressure on the health and emergency services at this time.
Platform is a labour of love, for PAC staff, and being unable to share it with you all in the venue's 20th anniversary year is heartbreaking. It is of course the choice we had hoped we wouldn’t have to make; we looked at the possibility of staging the event at a later date in 2020 but the most important thing for us other than your obvious safety, is to give our customers certainty and so we have therefore made the decision to move this year’s festival to July 2021. Platform is nothing without our audience, you make it the great festival that it is. We want to thank you for your patience, support and understanding with us, whilst we have been working to reschedule the festival for you. We will weather this storm and return in 2021 stronger and more vibrant than ever.
If you have already booked your tickets, rest assured these are secured. You will be offered the choice of a refund or the chance to hold onto your tickets for the 2021 edition. We plan to carry as much as the programme, as possible, forward and so far, almost all artists have agreed to work with us on this, which is amazing. We will of course keep you updated and we hope to have this all finalised in the coming weeks. Please be patient and wait to hear from us – our box office (and external ticket agencies) is extremely busy and we will contact you in due course.
Platform 2021 will take place on July 21st - 27th and we would love to see you all there for our BIGGEST party yet.
Stay home, stay safe and look after each other.
For urgent enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are in a position to support PAC and Platform Festival, we have set up a crowdfunding page via https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/pac