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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Run a Food Event

14th January 2017

How to run a successful street food event, with advice from The Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) and the lessons learned from it’s own Digbeth Dining Club In 2013, NCASS was tasked by the EU with […]

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Events: Know How

Skating Success

30th November 2016

We ask Arena Ice’s James Anderson to explains why a temporary ice rink can be a lucrative addition to a venue during the winter months There is nothing that gets people more in the festive […]

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Events: Know How

Sustainable Events

29th November 2016

What can we do to make outdoor events more sustainable? asks NCASS director Mark Laurie With world powers committing to endeavour to limit global warming to below the agreed two degree point of no return, […]

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Site Plans

29th November 2016

A Q&A with Rik Haines of Tarren Production on how to critique the viability of a site for an outdoor event, and how to create a site plan Be it a festival, country show or […]

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Events: Case Studies

KingsStock Music Festival

29th November 2016

A deliberate ‘slow grow’ strategy has kept financial risk at a minimum while creating a solid reputation for a music festival that celebrates creativity What began as a community-focused event in a garden near Cambridge […]

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Events: Know How

Time for Change

14th September 2016

A road map to greener power at events, courtesy of Powerful Thinking. Power is generally one of the five largest single production costs for an event, and the most significant source of environmental impact, particularly […]