11 Jun 2009
This year's Tony Wilson Experience - Reification event has been cancelled reports the Manchester Evening News. Apparently it took so long to set up the company to run the event there was not enough time left to actual do the event-running. The pragmatic view being taken seems to be that it might perhaps be better to run the event every two years, in between the Manchester International Festival.

Peter Saville, whose idea it all was in the first place, is quoted as saying "What's happened is an indication of just how much effort and commitment and work it takes to do something like that. This hasn't been anybody's job, its all extra curricular. I think it was a lot to put together in a relatively short time. If the city was able to do it every two years it would be fine."


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