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Standon Deliver! Festival Goes Ahead
John Doran , February 3rd, 2011 14:22

Despite the recent incarceration of Standon Festival founder Alex Trenchard, The Quietus are delighted to report that the festival will still be going ahead this Summer on August 11-14.

Alex Trenchard was sentenced to a 30-month custodial sentence today after pleading guilty to theft and fraud by false representation. All money taken was repaid to his former employer Tesco.

Graham MacVoy, Festival Director, Standon Calling 2011 has issued the following statement: "I know that Alex very much regrets his actions and feels great remorse for the distress he has caused, but the festival is about more than just one person. The team have been preparing for this year’s festival and Alex’s absence for a number of months. Standon Calling 2010 was a resounding success and we are building on that."

Our sources tell us that there are some killer acts waiting to be announced next Monday.

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