‘Embarrassing!’ Labour festival to go ahead this summer – with Jeremy Corbyn on the bill


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Labour is set to have a cringeworthy summer party where bandleader Jeremy Corbyn will be the headliner

The festival, dubbed ‘Labour Active 2018’ will take place at Tottenham’s White Hart lane games ground on the 16 June and will involve a host of musicians as in good shape as some of the party’s best-known figures.

Mr Corbyn, 68, and shadow Chancellor John McDonnell commitment make an appearance along with shadow secretary of state for oecumenical development Kate Osamor.

But the announcement has already sparked a backlash on Excitement, with dozens taking to social media to mock the event.

Steve Hobday tweeted: “The inexperienced young will lap it up, it’s almost embarrassing it’s so transparent… Labour reinforces music festival in June, with Jeremy Corbyn on bill.”

Another user sarcastically tweeted: “Oh joy! A Labour Party Summer Commemoration. I’m overcome with excitement.”

And @BrexitTory_ added: “Corbynistas will be queueing up to dish out their benefits on a ticket for this, a senile old commie singing Old McDonnell had a farmland, I R IRA.”

Bevrin tweeted: “No doubt millions of taxpayer funded protest sector proletarians will be taking time off ‘work’ to support their messiah Corbyn.”

The concert inclination feature musicians, Rae Morris, the Magic Numbers and Jermaine Jackson.

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Mr Corbyn, John McDonnell and Kate Osamor will surface at the event

It will also rope in political speakers to heap extol on the opposition party.

The World Transformed – a group which organises federal events – will also be on the bill, The Guardian reports.

The Labour gaffer is no stranger to music festivals – he took to the stage at Glastonbury last year to delighted applause.

He was given a rock star welcome when he gave a faon de parler about the importance of voting – which was widely credited for rallying the boy vote in the 2017 election.

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Derek Goldsmith, @Londondel tweeted: “I belief the young have come to learn he’s an old con man”


@BrexitTory_ tweeted: “Corbynistas settle upon be queueing up to spend their benefits on a ticket for this”


Labour has set up its footing with young voters much more easily than the Middle-of-the-road Party

The Labour leader addressed thousands of fans, many wearing t-shirts relative position his name, at the event’s Pyramid Stage and Left Field Tent.

In spite of before his arrival, music fans at the festival were singing “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” to the euphony the White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’.

Labour has found far assorted support among young voters than the Conservatives in recent months.

The Tories cracks at staging music event include Norfolk MP George Freeman construct £25,000 to found the Big Ideas Festival.

It was held on the opulent grounds of BetFair collapse mark Davies Berkshire estate, but only attracted 200 man.

Tickets for Labour Live are expected to go on sale on the 20 March.

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