In the Finsbury Park of London, the Wireless Festival has been allowed but the artists are asked not to wear “offensive ” clothes. The residents of the Finsbury park have to face irritation of high noise levels, anti-social behaviour along with drug dealing during the festival.
But Haringey Council approved the promoter of the festival Live Nation allowing a licence after a review proceedings by the campaigners.
The licensing committee of the council has decided to modify the conditions rather than cancelling the licence.
The inclusion with the new conditions is, “a request that performers do not sing or play any vulgar, obscene or banned songs or carry out incident acts or make any vulgar gestures, actions or remarks during the performance ”.
It also emphasized that the performers have to maintain some regulations such as “not offend the general public ” and gives examples like “attire which expose the groin, private parts, buttock or female breast”.
In the last day of the festival, every celebrational activities will be finished within 30 minutes earlier at 21:30 BST and then the monitoring of the new limits of a sound level will be out in place.
After the meeting with the council, The Friends of Finsbury Park disclosed in a statement that it would be a happy festival which would be finished earlier. The statement informed, “ However, several of our proposed licensing conditions have been disregarded by the committee, of which the most important is our request to reduce the number of attendees at the event”.