Brilliant article from the perspective of a punter
It almost sounded tempting. As emails and tweets flew around boasting Bloc tickets with a special “Buy 5 get the 6th free” offer, in many quarters this was touted a part of a new-era of London festivals. Having repeatedly sold out its ticket allocation of 5,000 in previous years in Minehead, organisers moved the festival to London, boasting a threefold increase in capacity. As we now know, but not yet why, this capacity was so badly managed it nearly proved fatal. Reports are flooding in that they had sold well tickets well in excess of capacity.
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