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HEBCELT FESTIVAL POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

26 Mar 2020

It is with deep regret and sorrow that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and various movement restrictions imposed on the islands that we have been forced to make the decision to postpone HebCelt’s 25th anniversary until 2021.

Whilst it is hugely disappointing to make this announcement, we hope all will understand that we can’t take any chances with the health and wellbeing of everyone in our community, and the many visitors the festival attracts. By postponing our event, we still hope to bring this year’s outstanding programme forward and are in discussions with artists in order to gauge the poss...

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HEBCELT'S 25TH POSTPONEMENT TO 2021

26 Mar 2020

What a crazy, bewildering few of weeks we’ve had, as I’m sure it has been for you. We’ve never had to seriously contemplate postponing or cancelling HebCelt before and it has been a steep learning curve, particularly the time pressures which had to be worked through calmly and sensibly. Whilst the majority of our regular festival goers have been extremely patient with us, we know this is a difficult and anxious time for all.

The team behind the festival are just people. Like most of you they have families, some vulnerable, most not thankfully, various financial obligations and unclear futu...

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