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Fringe in Fight for No1 Spot

September 29, 2008

A MUSIC festival in Birmingham is aiming to become big enough to rival Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe.

In recent years, the number of UK festivals threatening to steal Edinburgh’s crown has grown dramatically. Organisers of the Gigbeth music festival say GBP 10m – roughly the same amount of money the Fringe generates – is a “realistic target”.

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