News

30th AFO Conference is a Sold Out Success

14th January 2017

‘Festivals and events have come a very long way,’ said the introduction to this year’s sell-out Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) Conference at Ettington Chase near Stratford upon Avon. Taking place from 11-13 November, the […]

Glenlivet
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24 Wigwams for Glenlivet Forest Park

14th January 2017

Wigwam Holidays will construct 24 luxury glamping cabins at Glenlivet Forest Park, Tomintoul, in the heart of Cairngorms National Park. Thanks to a successful partnership with the Glenlivet Estate and a successful funding bid, Wigwam […]

Artificial Candle
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Revolutionary Artificial Candle

14th January 2017

Devon-based company Candled has launched a patented LED flame technology that gives the feel and quality of a real flame without any of the health and safety issues. The artificial flame mimics the spectral quality […]

Periwinkle

The Great Outside

30th November 2016

Introducing three new lines of business during one weekend may have seemed over ambitious for Chuffer, but no one could have foreseen the disaster that unfolded Great news! This weekend Chuffer launched three new business […]

Ice skating
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 […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Sustainable festival
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, […]

Map
Events: Know How

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 […]

Music Festival
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 […]

Hot tub in the woods
Glamping: Know How

Hot Tubs

29th November 2016

Duncan Moore looks at why hot tubs are the next ‘must have’ for glampsites, and how to choose and maintain them As glampsite users become more spoilt owing to the availability of glampsites on offer, […]