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Structures and suppliers for your next outdoor event Tensioned Pole Tents Airstream Facilities 07775 802 611 Airstream Facilities supplies state of the art, textile cut, high tensioned Poleadion pole tents. Popular at festivals, corporate […]


Marquee Hire

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 […]


Small Events

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

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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Professional Services

Call in the professionals and maximise your business Slick, Mobile Friendly and Great for Business Inn Style 0800 033 7425 Inn Style is all a glampsite owner needs to make the guest booking experience […]

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Asset Financing

All you need to know about funding luxury leisure assets, such as accommodation units and hot tubs, using asset finance What is asset financing? Asset financing refers to the use of a company’s balance sheet […]

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Industry Legends – Charles Gulland

A Q&A with the man who developed the first ‘pod’ 15 years before the term ‘glamping’ was coined, and now runs the UK’s leading glamping business franchise PROFILE Name: Charles Gulland Role: Director Company: Wigwam […]

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On Safari

If you are hoping to achieve that Out of Africa feel for your guests, safari tents can provide the perfect choice of glamping accommodation. Open Air Business investigates some of the options Safari tents can […]

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Site Security

Kate Morel offers her advice on glampsite security and how to get the balance right Growing up on a Shropshire smallholding I clearly remember my parents’ rather blasé approach to security – they left keys […]

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Case Studies

Camp Katur

Camp Katur is nestled among woodland and meadows within the 250 acre Camphill Estate in North Yorkshire Open Air Business talks to Kerry Roy who welcomed her first guests to Camp Katur in April 2013. […]


Lighting Function Venues

Four beautiful lighting options to add mood and magic World’s Best Artifical Candle? Candled 01822 870420 Devon-based company Candled has launched a patented LED flame technology that recreates the qualities of a real flame […]



Giving the issue of lighting some thought could make both your and your clients’ lives a little easier, and a little brighter, says Isabel Smith In fairness, lighting isn’t necessarily the most exciting topic for […]