Someone from the Festival sent me an e-mail yesterday saying there should be some news in a couple of weeks. I hope so.
Trouble is that many folkies have already booked their holidays, made their plans etc. for this summer. I have to give two months notice of my holiday dates so I am fast running out of time and may just decide to go to Cambridge, Eastleigh and Broadstairs instead this summer.
I fear the late announcement is bound to have an impact on the number of paying customers especially with no season tickets being available.
That's bound to reduce income and have a 'knock-on' effect on the financial viability of plans for future festivals.
I shouldn't think it will make a scrap of difference to all the sessions and dance displays but it could make a very big difference to the star name concerts and it is those star names and their requirements wot cost the money.