ManorFest 2022 Update
This is the most difficult post I have ever had to make.
I am distraught to have to announce that Manorfest 2022 will not be going ahead and is now postponed to 2023. I cannot apologise enough to you all, but circumstances beyond our control have forced this upon us. For legal reasons we cant say. Set up costs have spiralled upwards, power and fuel costs are through the roof, and the media daily reports doom and gloom and inflation at 10%+.
I have put everything I have into trying to get the festival over the line, my team have worked ceaselessly exploring all options in our efforts to make things work, but we just can't get there this year. I know many, many people have made specific work and travel arrangements and I truly sympathise and apologise to everyone I have let down. It doesn't help you individually, but believe me, I am heartbroken to give you this news.
I have spoken now to practically every band that was booked, and the majority are committing to next year's event. It will help us to survive if those who can roll their tickets over to 2023. If everyone requests refunds, we will be destroyed as a festival. Please, please do roll your tickets over. We will offer refunds. Please be aware that this takes time, I promise that next year will surpass everything that was planned for this year.
We will have a much bigger professional operation behind us, a far bigger and more professional social media presence, fantastic bands as always, and better facilities and on-site entertainment for everyone. I know this is terrible news to publish, but I am asking you from my heart, to accept my apologies again and please stay with us for next year.
I pride myself on being straight up with you guys and will continue to do so on the forum. I have always been accessible to you and again continue to do so.
I also know that I've lost a bit of trust with you all which I hope I gain back by rolling over for next year
Thank you to the bands, promoters and friends who have reached out to me so far. You guys are beyond awesome and thank you.