UK: Hampshire’s Boomtown Fair has raised a record breaking £116,303 for charity in 2017, with £32,000 going directly to charities and projects in its local area.
The 60,000 capacity event that attracts attendees, musicians and artists from all over the world was also hailed a success by the Cabinet Office for its positive contribution to the region’s wider local economy, who took to Twitter to show their support. The continued and growing popularity of the festival drives many people to the area and has positioned Boomtown as a perfect stage from which the local area can expose its areas of natural beauty, cultural and visitor attractions to thousands of additional tourists.
Boomtown has made Matterley Estate near Winchester its home in 2011 and over the years have worked with and donated to numerous local and national charities. 2017 saw the event expand its charity networks even further by teaming up a…
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