Industry Focus

PREVIEW: Event Production Show

8th February 2018

The Event Production Show returns to Olympia on 28 February – 1 March, providing innovations and solutions for events of all sizes. The Event Production Show (EPS) is the leading event for the UK’s live […]

Periwinkle

Ask Periwinkle

26th January 2018

A new column in which rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, I recently encountered problems with certain guests misusing equipment provided for their stay […]

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Events: Know How

Fire!

26th January 2018

The fundamentals of fire safety for outdoor events with safety expert Chris Hannam For any outdoor event or festival to run safely, it is essential that there is suitable and sufficient pre-planning on behalf of […]

Events: Know How

Welfare Service

26th January 2018

It’s much more than just ‘the drugs tent’ says Corinne Lane My first experience of working in a welfare service was with Penny Mellor at Reading Festival. When the charity Penny worked for, Festival Welfare […]

Events: Know How

Event Marketing Toolkit: Part 3

26th January 2018

The final instalment in event marketing from the team at Event Insurance Services – useful tools for promoting your event We have looked at pre-event, mid-event and post-event promotion in the previous two articles in […]

RHS Garden Rosemoor
Events: Case Studies

Rosemoor’s Glow

26th January 2018

An enchanting trail of light with Christmas shopping and entertainment on-site RHS Garden Rosemoor is a public display garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in North Devon. It has traditionally hosted Christmas markets in […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
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Glamping: Know How

Holiday Hot Tub Guide

26th January 2018

The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) gives advice on the ‘business use’ of domestic hot tubs Hot tubs have been increasing in popularity as additions to glampsites in recent years, as […]

Glamping: Know How

Accreditation

26th January 2018

Getting accredited without losing your unique edge; Stephanie Currie explains Quality in Tourism’s new Unique Accommodation Assessment For most of you, the yurts and tipis will be dissembled and packed away in a local farmer’s […]

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Glamping: Know How

Glamping Trends

25th January 2018

Dan Yates, founder of Pitchup.com, talks about the outdoor accommodation industry, and trends and issues it faces in 2018 One thing for sure is that the outdoor holiday accommodation sector is buoyant. It continues to […]

Brook House Woods
Glamping: Case Studies

Brook House Woods

24th January 2018

It’s all about wood at this Herefordshire glampsite that offers sustainably sourced structures overlooking the Malvern Hills A serendipitous encounter made dreams come true for actors Penny Tasker and Will St Clair. Offering timber structures […]