Key events 2007 - 2009


  • WBC goes classical with bars at Proms in the Park in Hyde Park.
  • In July Ethical Threads is set up to provide t-shirts for the music industry using International labour standards for the fair treatment of workers all the way through the supply chain.
  • WBC pays for the stone cladding of 12 cottages built in Pilton for rent on land donated by Michael Eavis. They are named after John Burns MP, the founder of WBTUC and the first working-class member of the cabinet.


  • The financial crisis hits the festival industry hard, and despite being involved in over 20 events we have a very difficult trading season in the UK, Ireland and Spain. The company has to make tough decisions to survive.
  • There is new work for us at Vince Power Music Group's Hop Farm Festival.
Hop Farm festival

Hop Farm festival


  • WBC become owners of Reading Town Football Club.