This is it. Our fundraising campaign is now live on:

We are raising money for a legal challenge to stop Haringey Council staging Wireless Festival and similar major events in our park – one of London’s most prized and historic green spaces. Last year’s Wireless Festival, which was held over two summer weekends, attracted crowds of around 50,000 per day and closed off nearly a third of the park to the public for weeks. It caused massive disruption, damage, excessive noise, and antisocial behaviour.

Finsbury Park is a public park that was formed by virtue of the Finsbury Park Act 1857; it is registered as a Grade II Historic Park and Garden and is also Metropolitan Open Land

After reviewing the relevant legislation it is our view that Haringey Council does not have the power to hold Wireless Festival.

 You can take action now by:

  • Pledging any amount you wish on:
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  • Forward this information to anyone you know who cares about protecting London’s parks today and for generations to come, and ask them to get involved and show their support by pledging and sharing our link.
  • Your contribution could be vital.

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 Thank you for your support,

The Friends of Finsbury Park

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For more information on our campaign:

Click here to read more about The Wireless Festival 2016 Application 

Click here to read more about Our Challenge To The Wireless Festival 2016 Application