Street food festival
Advice

Guest Comment: Mark Laurie

28th January 2020

NCASS director Mark Laurie explains how the ‘experience economy’ has put food centre stage at outdoor events. The past five years has seen music festivals grow and diversify enormously. One of the reasons for this […]

Towcester Racecourse, Northamptonshire
Products

Heat, Power and Lighting

28th January 2020

Towcester Racecourse, Northamptonshire Products supplied: Outdoor/indoor LED lighting and festoon lighting From: Ellievision AV (07790 132298 / www.ellievisionav.co.uk) Details: The challenge was to take a racecourse, with two opulent main function buildings and over 300 […]

Field of flowers under conservation
24 Hours

24 HOURS WITH… Matt Pitts

28th January 2020

The important work carried out by meadows advisor Matt Pitts as he works with landowners nationwide to restore wild flower meadows. No two days are the same in my role as meadows advisor at the […]

Leicester City Festival dome
Products

Marquees

28th January 2020

Leicester City Festival 2019 Products supplied: 18m event dome and 5.8m glamping dome From: TruDomes (02476 326585 / www.trudomes.com) Details: Leicester’s City Festival 2019 included activities for children and performances designed to celebrate the city’s […]

Shambala Festival 2019
Advice

Festival Diets

28th January 2020

Discussing dietary changes at events, Kate Burgess presents a case study from Shambala on ditching dairy. The new year is a time of resolutions. For many it offers a clean slate, a date on which […]

Number of event type visits per month (2018)
Advice

The Value of Outdoor Events

28th January 2020

Dr Caroline Jackson reveals the findings of a joint report on the impact of outdoor events by Bournemouth University and the Events Industry Forum. The Value of Outdoor Events report was published at the end […]

Dog jumping over pole at Dogfest
Case Studies

DogFest

28th January 2020

The growth in this dog-focused festival is such that it now runs over three weekends in three glorious venues. Conceived to be as much fun for dogs as for their owners, DogFest has expanded rapidly […]

Sheena and Jamie Corry
Entrepreneurs Chat

Sheena and Jamie Corry

28th January 2020

The Forge and The Wild Bushcraft Company come together at a site in Corwen to offer guests a true taste of the good life. Husband and wife team Sheena and Jamie Corry run two successful […]

Blackberry Wood treehouse accommodation
Products

Professional Services

28th January 2020

Blackberry Wood, East Sussex Service provided: Insurance From: Towergate Insurance (07483 929500 / www.towergate.co.uk) Details: Blackberry Wood is an established holiday park site that branched out into the weird and wonderful world of glamping. Its […]

Aerial view mid-build of Hudnalls Hideout
Advice

Going Bespoke

28th January 2020

Kate Morel breaks down the process of commissioning a unique glamping structure and explains how going bespoke can influence your bottom line. Commissioning a custom design, whether it’s art, clothing or even a new house, […]

The landscape concept for Nomadic’s new leaf suite tent
Advice

Genius Loci

28th January 2020

Louis Thompson explains how he captures what makes a place ‘biologically special’ in his work creating glamping developments worldwide. “This song of the waters is audible to every ear, but there is other music in […]

Alnmouth Huts, Northumberland
Advice

2020 Trend Forecast

28th January 2020

Travellers will be living a life more wild with forest stays, outdoor bathing and group getaways, says Canopy & Stars’ trends report. Canopy & Stars predicts that more people than ever before will discover a […]