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The podcast of British musician Marc Farquhar. Bringing you in depth conversations with people from in and around the music and entertainment world.

Oct 26, 2020

Ben Challis has been General Counsel for Glastonbury Festival for over 26 years. Early in 2020 he was heavily involved in the decision to cancel the iconic event as it was gearing up to celebrate it's 50th year due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Ben is also a UK based entertainment lawyer who represents Yourope, the European festivals association whose members include Roskilde in Denmark and Serbia's Exit Festival.

Show Notes:

Flaming Lips Bubble concert:

 - https://nerdist.com/article/flaming-lips-bubble-concerts/

The Social Dilemma

https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81254224

Let The Music Play

- https://www.ukmusic.org/policy/let-the-music-play/

We Make Events

- https://www.wemakeevents.com

People in entertainment sector should retrain during COVID-19

- https://fullfact.org/economy/rishi-sunak-arts-opportunities/

Ben Challis:

Twitter - https://twitter.com/Sirbenchallis

Website - http://www.musiclawupdates.com

Glastonbury Festival - https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

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