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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 […]

Glamping: Know How

Landscaping for Glampsites

12th February 2017

Advice on the use of landscaping to maximise the utility and ambience of your glampsite Edward Busby, glamping consultant Crown and Canopy 07837 162 452 / www.crownandcanopy.co.uk Describe the importance of landscape design for glampsites […]

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New Round of Grant Calls

12th February 2017

A new round of grant calls has just been announced by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) for the themes of Tourism Infrastructure, Business Development and Food Processing. These calls will operate differently to […]

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Glamping: Know How

Family Glamping

12th February 2017

Target the family market with Kate Morel’s secret recipe for success A glamping stay has become a favoured break for mums, dads and the children. Family glampsites enjoy good occupancy rates, and not just at […]

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Glamping: Know How

Wild Camping

12th February 2017

Open Air Business explores the concept of wild camping and how pre-pitched accommodation can cater for this market Wild camping is a most romantic notion that brings to mind the discovery of an uncultivated and […]

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Dimpsey Glamping
Glamping: Case Studies

Dimpsey Glamping

12th February 2017

A single unit glamping operation with the emphasis firmly on heritage and luxury Situated on an historic farm in Somerset’s Blackdown Hills, the Dimpsey shepherd’s hut offers year-round accommodation with a handmade feel. Open Air […]

Wedding Glamping
Function Venues: Know How

Pop Up Accommodation Advice

12th February 2017

Advice on maximising revenue by offering customers on-site accommodation as part of their function package Helen Oaten and Alex Bell Bellows Glamping and Events 01283 343 714 www.bellowsglamping.co.uk What is the business case for offering […]

Function Venues

The ‘Away Days’ Market

12th February 2017

Jess Gibbs shares her experiences in offering her function venue and glampsite out to the corporate events market Glamping is fast becoming more than just a weekend or holiday activity. Businesses are also buying into […]

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Function Venues: Know How

What Can Go Wrong?

12th February 2017

Isabel Smith shares her contingency strategies for managing problems on ‘the big day’. What’s the expression? ‘Man plans and God laughs’. Nothing could be more true of wedding planning! While we do our utmost to […]