Records of Mayfest, popular music and theatre festival, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Business papers including accounts, minutes and box office returns, and press cuttings, 1982-1993

Administrative / Biographical History

Mayfest started in 1983  in Glasgow, Scotland. It was an annual city-wide festival of popular theatre and music featuring performers from around the world. It was a joint initiative between Glasgow District Council, the Scottish Arts Council and Strathclyde Regional Council, and various commercial sponsors. The last Mayfest was in 1997  and the festival has now ceased.

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jo Peattie, Scottish Archive Network Project

Conversion from MS Access database, formatting and controlled access terms added by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, October 2002

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