Small holdings
Periwinkle

Periwinkle goes Off-Piste

12th August 2017

Back in the lounge of the Glamper’s Retreat after the show, Periwinkle, Chuffer, Tubby and Twistleton-Penge all agreed that Ms Meadow Flowers was to blame. For everything. Including Brexit. To admit otherwise would have been […]

Sidmouth Folk Week
Events: Know How

Event Advice

12th August 2017

Event industry experts share their knowledge and how they can help Advice from: John Radford, owner, JR Event Services Specialism: Event service consultant Contact: 01275 406760 / info@jreventservices.co.uk How can an event organiser turn their […]

City aerial view
Events: Know How

Control of the Cash

4th August 2017

Having a sound overview of an event’s finances is crucial for its success says Nick Eade, who also warns about cutting corners At first glance event finance is a dreary topic for an article, but […]

Festival crowd
Events: Know How

Beware the Crowd Safety ‘Expert’

4th August 2017

Chris Hannam of Stagesafe warns of inexperienced crowd management practitioners and how to spot one The definition of crowd management is the systematic planning for, and supervision of, orderly movement, assembly and dispersal of people. […]

Deepdale Hygge Event
Events: Case Studies

Deepdale Hygge

4th August 2017

Finding ‘happiness’ on the North Norfolk coast Jason Borthwick has returned to Deepdale Farm having leased it out for 10 years. Along with Chris Hancock, the pair have created a series of events which complement […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Carwyn Lloyd Jones
Industry Legends

Industry Legends – Carwyn Lloyd Jones

3rd August 2017

An interview with the winner of Channel 4’s Cabins in the Wild, a television series following the eight finalists of the Epic Retreats project in which designers created accommodation for a Welsh pop up glamping […]

Cheeky Monkey Treehouses
Glamping Products

OAB Loves… Site Facilities

3rd August 2017

What the Open Air Business team loves about these facilities for glampsites WE LOVE… Portable sanitation for off-grid sites from Plastic Solutions WHY? A solution for off-grid and temporary glampsites that want to offer flushing […]

Woodland glamping
Glamping: Know How

The Wonder of Woodland

3rd August 2017

Jason Thawley discusses the healing power of woodland, forests and green spaces, and how low-impact structures can open up opportunities for people to enjoy their well-being benefits Trees can have a restorative and therapeutic effect […]

Cartoon family camping by campfire
Glamping: Know How

Business Models

3rd August 2017

Kate Morel investigates the various ways to set up a glamping business. From a 28-day pop-up site to a multi-million-pound resort, read on to find out which would suit you One of the subjects that […]