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Event Glamping

29th February 2020

Corporate Event for a Hedge Fund Investment Company, Berkshire Facilities: Newbury Racecourse glamping area (01635 40015 / www.events.newburyracecourse.co.uk) Details: The conferences and events team at Newbury Racecourse received a request from their client, a hedge […]

Acrobatics at festival
Case Studies

Building Utopia

29th February 2020

Relationships matter when creating a high production event, writes Shambala’s Kate Burgess. The production value of many of the UK’s cherished greenfield festivals is truly a feat. The creative (and logistical) muscle that goes into […]

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Advice

Food Trends

29th February 2020

Make sure to plan the right food offering at your next event with a trend report from Mark Laurie. It’s been a decade of change for the food industry. Just 10 years ago, hashtags such […]

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Advice

Getting the Plan on Paper

29th February 2020

Planning, ignore it at your peril says Carl A H Martin. Several years ago I was asked to be involved in a question and answer session at a festival association meeting. The question of planning […]

Campervan at Towersey Festival
Case Studies

Towersey Festival

26th February 2020

A 56 year old event celebrating everything a family festival should be. Now in the hands of third generation family member Joe Heap, Towersey Festival has grown from a few music fans in his grandad’s […]

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News

Event Sustainability Resources Launched

24th February 2020

Five years on from its inaugural edition, the second Show Must Go On report has been published, offering a comprehensive insight into outdoor event sustainability. The report is the result of years of planning, research, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Unique Event, Unique Opportunity

28th January 2020

The Open Air Business Gathering is just weeks away and promises to deliver a pre-season pick-me-up for venue, glampsite and outdoor event professionals. Join the party! Once a year, outdoor hospitality and events professionals gather […]