VIDEO: As Sir Henry Morton Stanley might have said upon visiting Birmingham: ‘Mr Broadfield I presume?’

FAILED Fenland festival organiser Matthew Broadfield has re-surfaced in Birmingham spearheading an unlikely campaign for pop glory.

Broadfield quit March after he spectacularly cancelled the Fenland Music Festival just days before it was due to happen and after a last minute successful bid for a licence. Stallholders had paid deposits, acts such as Simon Webbe had been booked, and ticket sales advertised widely.

Now he’s emerged in the Midlands and describes himself on Twitter as a “new music artist from Birmingham releasing five singles then an album starting December 19”.

In a barrage of ‘tweets’ to famous footballers such as Wayne Rooney, to businessmen such as Lord Sugar and to pop stars such as Cheryl Cole, he’s urging them all to help publicise his music.

“Please buy on Itunes – Coming Home, Broadfield- only 79m, 8p goes to NSPCC and 15p goes to Cancer Research UK” he promises.


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Broadfield stood unsuccessfully for election earlier this year as an independent candidate for Fenland District Council.

He also complained, unsuccessfully, to the Press Complaints Commission about his treatment at the hands of this newspaper.

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