23 Jan 2020

Christchurch buskers festival goes ahead despite money woes

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 23 January 2020

Tonight Christchurch's Bread & Circus Buskers festival is swinging into action, and its promising to lure the biggest crowds to the central city since pre-earthquake times.

But organisers admit the festival hasn't escaped its dire financial past, despite new management and a rebrand as the Bread and Circus Festival last year. And it it will still be running at a loss until about 2022.

Katie Todd reports.