Key events 2004 - 2006


  • WBC becomes a stakeholder with Regular Music in the ABC Club, Glasgow (this stake is sold in 2009).
  • Our iconic Left Field Tower showing workers pulling together is unveiled at Glastonbury. The tower was designed by Graham Jobbins and built by former workers from the Appledore shipyard. Tony Benn called it ‘a tower of strength’ and it was re-named the Tony Benn Tower after his death.
Tony Benn Tower

Tony Benn Tower


  • Mean Fiddler Group is acquired by Live Nation Gaiety and renamed Festival Republic. WBC retains all the bar franchises we have built up.


  • WBC runs the bars at the first Latitude Festival in Suffolk set up by Melvin Benn working for Festival Republic.
  • Along with Vince Power Music Group, WBC becomes a stakeholder in the Benicassim Festival in Spain (this stake is sold 2011).
  • We also manage bars for major rock events in Hyde Park.
Bar in the Woods, Latitude

Bar in the Woods, Latitude