Santa at Hever Castle
24 Hours

Hever Castle

21st December 2018

Helen Francis goes behind the scenes this Christmastime at Hever Castle and Gardens in Kent. You might be a planner or a last minute buyer, but chances are you won’t be thinking about Christmas more […]

Men at cornbury festival
Products

Bars and Catering

21st December 2018

Cornbury Festival Supplier: Blistering Telephone: 01825 714712 Website: www.blisitering.co.uk / www.blsiteringwoodfiredovens.co.uk Description: “A one-of-a-kind festival: a lovingly crafted, top notch, very English open air party, tailor-made for the whole family set in the heart of […]

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Advice

Industry Insights: John Radford

21st December 2018

Taking time out to network and learn pays dividends reports John. After a really busy and successful summer it was great to meet up with some of our clients and suppliers at the Showman’s Show […]

waste plastic bags and other types for recycling
Advice

Solving Waste Plastic

21st December 2018

Want to turn your event’s waste plastic into something useful and profitable? Then you need to talk to Michael. Over the autumn I attended two exhibitions at the NEC and one outdoors, where sustainability was […]

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Case Studies

Saving Secret Widget

21st December 2018

Keith Burchett, founding director of the Secret Widget Festival, shares how his event was saved by a brave decision on a last minute relocation. After leaving Weyfest and A New Day Festival, the two music […]

Lights shining through beech trees
Case Studies

Magical Woodland and Christmas Woodland

21st December 2018

Making most of winter nights with seasonal woodland illuminations. With a strong focus on customer experience, the team at Cheshire Falconry’s woodland venue has ventured into ticketed events offering magical experiences in the woods with […]

Hot tub next to shepherds hut
Products

Hot Tubs & Cooking

21st December 2018

Pidley Bottom Cottages & Shepherd’s Huts at Sidings Farm Supplier: Naked Flame Eco-Tubs Telephone: 01484 766233 Website: www.nakedtubs.com Description: Luxury, self-catering accommodation set within a small working farm deep in the heart of the Cambridgeshire […]

Saniflo product
Products

Saniflo

21st December 2018

We talk to head of marketing, Ann Boardman, about the solutions Saniflo offers the glamping sector including owners of sites, as well as manufacturers of accommodation. What do you do? Saniflo is best known for […]

Interior of 'the Pebble'
Products

OAB Loves: Contemporary Structures

17th December 2018

Keeping things cutting edge. WE LOVE… The Pebble WHY? Designed by Danish architect Kristoffer Tejlgaard in association with John Morris from Honeydown Domes in Devon, this gorgeous oval structure comprises a highly insulated interlocking panel […]

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Advice

Water Worries

17th December 2018

In light of new European standards, Gareth Edwards dispels fears regarding the use of wood burning hot tubs in commercial environments. Following a recent advice document from the British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub […]

Glamping tent lit up at sunset
Advice

From Build to Bookings

17th December 2018

Essential tips from Quality Unearthed’s Geno Cleal on letting your brand new glamping structure. So, you’ve set up your glampsite – the location is set, structure type chosen, and you’ve pained through the trials and […]

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Advice

Industry Insights: Kate Morel

17th December 2018

Forward thinking discussions, new events and some words of warning. What a year for the glamping industry – record breaking summer weather, varying reports on year-end figures, current economic uncertainties, increasing staycation breaks and more […]