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DHP Family hails best-ever Splendour attendance

A drone was on hand to capture the 21,000 people who descended on Wollaton Park in Nottingham for Jess Glynne's first festival headline show

By IQ on 25 Jul 2016

Jess Glynne, Splendour 2016

Jess Glynne performs in Wollaton Park on Saturday


DHP Family welcomed a best-ever 21,000 people to its ninth Splendour festival in Nottingham, UK, on Saturday 23 July.

Splendour, a co-production between the promotion/venues group and Nottingham City Council, was held in the 500-acre Wollaton Park and headlined by Jess Glynne in her first festival headline slot. Other performers included The Human League, UB40, The Fratellis, The Darkness and Turin Brakes.

George Akins, DHP Family’s owner and managing director, says: “We’re proud to have once again staged a hugely successful Splendour. The months of careful planning by DHP Family and Nottingham City Council paid off to make it an enjoyable experience on the day for everyone involved, from the artists backstage to all the people who came to enjoy the music, comedy, food and fringe acts.”

Councillor Dave Trimble, Nottingham’s portfolio-holder for leisure and culture, adds: “This year’s festival has been a fantastic success. […] Nottingham has a great reputation for its music scene and Splendour festival showcases that talent.”

View drone footage of the festival, courtesy of dgtl Concepts, below:

Nottingham-based DHP Family expanded its footprint in London in May with the acquisition of famed venues The Garage and The Borderline, previously owned by the MAMA Group/Live Nation.

 


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