Ireby Festival birds eye view
Events: Case Studies

Ireby Festival

23rd April 2017

A strict maximum capacity and quality artists mean this 15 year old festival in the Lake District has a reputation for selling out early A community event, the Ireby Festival is held in a small […]

Outdoor toilets
Events: Know How

Event Toilets and Washrooms

31st March 2017

Whether you are looking for bog standard facilities or feeling particularly flush, there are plenty of washroom options on the market. Open Air Business considers some. Event toilets used to be a thing of dread, […]

Muddy obstacle course
Events: Know How

Obstacle Course Races

31st March 2017

How can rural venues capitalise on one of the fastest growing sports in the country? Tally Wade asks Mark Leinster, CEO of the Obstacle Course Racing Association UK Say ‘Tough Mudder’ and most people will […]

Jousting
Events: Case Studies

The Loxwood Joust

31st March 2017

Proud to offer some of the best in mediaeval entertainment over two weekends in August Owned and organised by father and son team comprising Maurice and Danny Bacon, the Loxwood Joust recreates the 15th Century […]

Events: Case Studies

Cornwall Design Fair

13th February 2017

One of the Duchy’s largest design fairs, attracting over 4,000 people and hosted by seventh generation owners of Trereife House Events are an important revenue stream for Trereife House, a Queen Anne manor house set […]

Ducks and dog
Events: Know How

Entertainment

13th February 2017

Entertainment providers advise on how their offerings can help make your event a success Trevor Kaye, director Crowded House Entertainments 07703 258595 / office@crowdedh.com Describe the importance of the entertainment you offer at public events […]

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Events: Know How

Events on Your Land

13th February 2017

Whether you go DIY or rent your property to organisers, events on your land can be a profitable enterprise if you follow some golden rules, says Linda Krawecke Say the words “outdoor event” to someone […]

Skylight Cinema
Events: Know How

Open Air Cinema

13th February 2017

Open Air Business investigates the outdoor cinema scene and asks what a venue owner needs to run an event themselves As we look forward to longer days and warmer evenings, why not take advantage of […]

MUTA
Events

Marquee Hire

15th January 2017

Selecting a reputable marquee hire company with advice from MUTA, the UK’s only trade association dedicated to marquees, tents and structures The best contractor/hirer of marquees, tents or other temporary structures (known collectively as temporary […]

Festival
Events

Small Events

15th January 2017

Andy Grove, interim president of the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA), considers the public appeal of small and medium sized events One of the greatest things about events is their diversity. One dictionary definition of […]