Hope & Glory UK Creditors Revealed

Creditors have been revealed from the liquidation of Hope & Glory Festival in Liverpool, England, with a total of almost £900,000 ($1.2 million) owed to the festival director, ticketing provider, marketing company and others. 

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The Aug. 5-6 premiere of Hope & Glory festival in Liverpool, England, was cut short because organizers were unable to cope with the rush of visitors. Hope & Glory Festivals Ltd went into liquidation in late August.

Documents filed at the UK’s companies register Companies House list the creditors that are owed money. The largest amount of the almost £900,000 the company owes is to Iain Kerr, the director of Hope & Glory Festivals Ltd, at £270,000.

Eventbrite is No. 2 on the list is waiting for £138,368.93, followed by ticket agency Skiddle, which is owed £73,000. Tiny Cow, the marketing company of Hope & Glory promoter Lee O’Hanlon, who is no longer with the festival, is owed £71,400.

Mobile specialists Melodi (£65,000), Hunky Dory Media (£60,000), BBC Radio Merseyside (£27,000) and production company DNG (£21,103.20) are owed big chunks as well, while Live Nation is among the smaller creditors, waiting on £6,965.76.

Hope & Glory also owes Liverpool Council £51,972 directly, “with another £10,258 owed to the council’s Street Scene Services team and another £9,720 owed for waste collection services,” according to the Liverpool Echo.

The exact figure of all debts amounts to £888,984.37. Hope & Glory Festivals Ltd. had about £63,600 available in assets, according to the Statement of Affairs filed. 

The Hopy & Glory lineup included Razorlight, James, Hacienda Classical and others.