Cornish Tipi Weddings Lake
Function Venues: Case Studies

Cornish Tipi Weddings

21st July 2016

Beauty and privacy attracts those seeking something genuinely different for their big day. A short drive from Port Isaac and Tintagel, inextricably linked with the legend of King Arthur, lies Tregildrans Quarry from where Elizabeth […]

Glamping Insurance
Industry Focus

Glamping Insurance

21st July 2016

Glampsites present some unique challenges for insurers, writes Tim Price. Glamping has caught the imagination of the British population and early adopters in attractive locations are making good profits. However, there is a lot more […]

Association of Festival Organisers
News

Fight against LP Tariff changes

21st July 2016

The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) is asking for help to fight changes made in the LP Tariff that most events will pay for the performance of live music (any music other than classical). PRS […]

EEK event equipment
News

EEK marketplace for event kit

21st July 2016

A new online marketplace for the events industry launched in May. Event Equipment and Kit (Eek) enables event organisers, suppliers, production companies and agencies to buy and sell new and old equipment. “I have spoken […]

PENNINE PODS
News

Mystical glamping pods

21st July 2016

Pennine Pods Limited has launched a new product to cater for the fantasy accommodation market, taking glamping to a whole new level. The glamping pods are made from foam and fibreglass, and can be dug […]

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Longlands Devon Gold Award
News

First gold award for glamping

21st July 2016

VisitEngland has awarded the first gold award under its new glamping accreditation scheme. Longlands in Devon was the first site to be visited by Quality in Tourism, the independent assessment body that accredits on behalf […]

Events: Know How

Why Wi-Fi?

31st May 2016

In this Q&A with Morgan Denton, Open Air Business learns that supplying Wi-Fi to an outdoor event is not about having the biggest aerial! How is Wi-Fi use changing at outdoor events? We have noticed […]

Periwinkle

Keeping Your Feet on the Ground

31st May 2016

Periwinkle and friends fall victim to entrepreneurial zeal – all in the name of the great outdoors. All three members of the Toffee-Hammer Club – ‘Chuffer’ Donaldson, ‘Tubby’ Cartwright and yours truly – sat at […]

Events: Know How

Safe, Profitable Events

31st May 2016

Mark Laurie’s 10 point check list for success at outdoor events. When it comes to running a public event there is much you should know and do to ensure that it’s safe, legally compliant and, […]