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24 Hours

Behind the Scenes: Andrea O’Hagan

28th November 2020

Andrea O’Hagan explains how Covid-19 has diversified her pop-up cinema business. At the beginning of 2020, experiential, open air and live events had been seeing a great growth annually of around 8% in the UK […]

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Products

The New Normal

28th November 2020

Products and services to ensure events remain safe in a post-Covid world. BESPOKE TOILET AND SHOWER BLOCKS Greenhill Events 01962 777362 info@greenhillmarquees.co.uk www.greenhillmarquees.co.uk ‘Adapt or die’. So true, but when Charles Darwin coined the phrase […]

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Advice

Event Glamping Lessons

28th November 2020

Tom Critchley, MD of Caboose & Co, shares his advice for event organisers looking to offer glamping either as part of an event or instead of! Now more than ever, businesses need to diversify and […]

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Advice

Coping with Covid: Bristol Craft Beer Festival

28th November 2020

A Q&A with Greg Wells, organiser of the Bristol Craft Beer Festival which went ahead post-lockdown with 2,500 visitors for a series of ticketed sessions across three days in September. What was your original plan […]

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Advice

A New Festival World

28th November 2020

The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) is here for you, says chairman Steve Heap. Since the devastating blow of festival cancellation in 2020 there has been an air of concern, sometimes despair, and very rarely […]

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Case Studies

Hever Craft and Design Fair

28th November 2020

Despite all the odds, contemporary crafts returned to Hever Castle for a Covid-safe, sell-out event. Joining only a handful of public events that went ahead this year, Craft in Focus’ contemporary craft fair at Hever […]

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Entrepreneurs Chat

Stephen Hammon

28th November 2020

How former DJ and promotional vehicle builder Stephen Hammon created a quirky events empire in the ‘Heart of England’ before diversifying into glamping and office pods. “Everything I do is about entertaining people and making […]

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News

Garden Party Hypars

28th November 2020

Timber Intent’s ‘eco-friendlier’ fabric tensile structures have been in production since 1996. Carefully designed using hyperbolic paraboloid, barrel vault and cone shapes – which give the membranes a double twist, ensuring stability and strength – […]

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News

Touring Festival Venue Produces Unique Structures

28th November 2020

The Magic Teapot, a mobile acoustic music venue, has been successfully touring UK festivals for the past four years. The team is now offering innovative festival-tested Qorone structures as glamping accommodation or event space. The […]

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News

Winter Alfresco Dining

28th November 2020

A winter garden tipi restaurant serving seasonal produce is the newest addition to Suffolk gastropub, The Weeping Willow. The structure has been erected in the 16th century pub’s rear garden and is kept warm by […]

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News

Degree Courses Accredited by A Greener Festival

28th November 2020

Falmouth University’s degree courses in Sustainable Festival Management, Sustainable Tourism Management and Creative Events Management are the first to be accredited by A Greener Festival (AGF). Having recently been recognised as a professional body by […]

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News

Estate Plans Glampsite and Music Festival

28th November 2020

Raynham Estate, near Fakenham in Norfolk, has applied for permission to make this year’s pop-up yurt-based glampsite a permanent fixture. Lisa Wheeler, Raynham’s events manager, said they hope to run a full season from Easter […]