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|The Archive||Index of festivals and outdoor music events Summer 1979|
|May 26-27||Loch Lomond Rock Festival, Cameron Wildlife Park, Dumbartonshire.*|
|June 1-6||Ruthin Free Festival, Clwyd|
|June 9||B.Y.C. Multicultural Festival, Gilwell Park,Chingford, London.|
|June 16-24||Stonehenge Free Festival, Wiltshire *|
|June 20-22||Hood Faire, Totnes, Devon|
|June 21-23||Glastonbury Fayre, Pilton, Somerset *|
|June 30-July 1||Ashton Court-Community Free Festival, Bristol.|
|July 7||London, Ladbroke Grove, Street Festival|
|July 17-22||Capital Jazz Festival, Alexandra Palace,London *|
|July 20-22||Severn Vale Free Celebration, Berkeley Gloucestershire * -|
|July 27-29||Cambridge Folk Festival *|
|Aug 2-7||Deeply Vale Free Festival, nr Bury, [Lancashire *|
|Aug 4th||Cropredy Festival Banbury|
|Aug 4th||Knebworth Park Concert, Hertfordshire *|
|Aug 10-12||Polgooth Faire, Mevagissey, Cornwall|
|Aug 10-20||Bournemouth Free Festival, Dorset|
|Aug 11||Knebworth Park Concert (2), Hertfordshire. *|
|Aug 18||Wembley Stadium Concert, London. *|
|Aug 24-26||Reading Rock Festival, Berkshire *|
|Aug26-27||Notting Hill Carnival. London|
|Aug 25-26||Bournemouth Bill Free Festival, Yeovil, Somerset|
|Aug 25-27||Rougham Tree Fair, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.|
|Aug 25-27||Leigh Rock Festival, Lancashire *|
|Sept 1||Edinburgh Rock Festival *|
|Sept 2||Rock Against Racism Concert, Rockwell Park, Brixton, London *|
|Sept 6-20||Psilocybin Free Festival, Devil's Bridge, Dyfed|
|Sept 20-24||Meigan Faire, Newcastle Emlyn, Dyfed.|
|Sept21 –||Gilfach Festival|
|Festivals marked * were attended by the Festival Welfare Services' Field Welfare and/or member organisations.|
|List has been added to from original FWS list|
Taken from the FWS report 1981 .
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