Festival Republic have confirmed that their partnership with the Glastonbury Festival has come to an end, meaning that Melvin Benn, who first worked for the iconic Festival in the 80s and then returned prior to the 2002 Festival which featured the new ‘superfence’ as Licensee, will pass over the reigns as Operations Director in due course. Festival Republic were shareholders in the event. Benn will now focus on Festival Republic’s other festivals including Reading, Leeds, Latitude, Hove, Berlin and Electric Picnic. A statement from Festival Republic said: “ Time moves on and now is the time for Michael and the Glastonbury team to pick up the reins again and build for the future.
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