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This site is dedicated in the memory of

Roger Hutchinson,

who inspired me to delve deep into the magic of the free festival and who passed away Sept 3rd 2010.

R.I.P. Roger .....

The Archive
  Index of festivals and outdoor music events Summer 1978
March 23    
Cissbury Ring Free festival ,Sussex.
May   28      
Oxford Mayfly Festival , Oxford
April  30      
Rock Against Racism ,Victoria Pk ,Hackney
June  9-11  
Kempton Pk Folk Festival ,Sunbury  Surrey
June 10       
Sci-Fi Festival ,Windsor Racecourse ,
June 16– 25 
Peoples Free Festival  ,Stonehenge Wiltshire
June 22 – 25
Clovelly Court Free Festival
June 23-25 
Knebworth Concert  , Knebworth Park ,Stevenage
June 28-July 8 
Glastonbury Free Festival , Worthy Farm ,Pilton
July  15      
Alexandra Park Free Carnival, Manchester
July 15
Blackbushe Aerodrome Festival , Camberley ,Hants
July  20– 25 
Deeply Vale Free Festival ,Nr Bury Lancs
July  28-30
Cambridge Folk Fest
July  28    
Kings Lynn Free Festival
Aug  5      
Harwich Free Festival -Sphynx Steve Hillage Band
Aug  4 – 6   
Ashton Court Community Free Festival ,Bristol
Rivington Pike Free Festival
Aug 19    
Rough Hill Free Fest  Billbury ,Gloucestershire
Aug  26-29
Caesars Camp Peoples Free Festival
Aug  29       
BIT Free Festival  , Weston On The Green , Oxfordshire
Cropredy Festival , Banbury
Creekmore Free Festival        - White Island
Aug 25-27  
Reading Festival
Aug 27-28  
Nottinghill Carnival  London
Sept 9       
Knebworth Park Concert Stevenage.
Sept 16     
Battersea Pk London
Sept  24th  
Rock against Racism Brockwell Park  Brixton

Taken from the FWS report 1978, with additions .

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