Bournemouth Christmas market
24 Hours

Behind the Scenes with… Joanne Howard

14th January 2020

Meet Joanne, aka Mrs Claus, Seventa Events’ Bournemouth Christmas Market event manager. On a typical day on the lead up to the build of the market, I wake up at around 6am and it’s time […]

Black Deer Festival
Products

Bars & Catering

14th January 2020

Black Deer Festival, Kent Product supplied: Reusable cups, including bespoke Black Deer designs and generic Green Goblet festival pints and half-pints From: Green Goblet (01278 238390 / www.green-goblet.com) Details: Green Goblet provided a sustainable solution […]

Person getting a hamburger from a food truck
Advice

A Fair Price

14th January 2020

Advice from the Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) on charging a fair price for traders. Catering concessions are an essential part of a successful event both in terms of feeding and watering your punters, but also […]

Freedom Friday at Shambala festival
Advice

Raising the Bar

14th January 2020

Put people and planet over profit in your bar offering, says Kambe Events’ Kate Burgess. Kambe Events’ flagship festival Shambala holds many accolades for its innovations around sustainability. Shambala was the first festival to be […]

Cashless Festival technology using wristbands
Advice

Going Cashless

14th January 2020

Event Genius’ Lauren Lytle on the benefits of cashless technology at festivals. The cashless movement for events has developed rapidly alongside the wider move towards a cashless society. As contactless cards and mobile wallets have […]

Waddesdon Manor with Christmas trees in a line out front
Case Studies

Waddesdon Manor

14th January 2020

Christmas in all its glory at the home of the Rothschild collection. An extended 20 minute long illuminated trail, 20 foot Christmas trees and over 80 chalet style market stalls bring in over one third […]

The 'painted castle' wall
Entrepreneurs Chat

David Boyle

10th January 2020

Known as the ‘painted castle’, Kelburn and its estate is a multi-faceted business. Along with a country park, it operates as a venue, glampsite, and hosts seasonal attractions including a summer festival. But diversification isn’t […]

Marquee floors by William Armes set up for a wedding
News

REVIEW: The Showman’s Show

10th January 2020

Michelle Tayton reports on innovation and sustainability at the 2019 Showman’s Show. Returning to Newbury Showground on 16 October 2019, the Showman’s Show is a key date in the calendar of event industry professionals. Commenting […]

Aerial view of Beale Wildlife Park
News

Beale Wildlife Park’s Event Space

9th January 2020

The event fields at Beale Wildlife Park are perfect for festivals, fairs, concerts and weddings. With over 8 hectares (nearly 21 acres), the event fields are situated on the border of Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The […]

Hunter's Outdoors' Shady Spot design plan
News

An Even More Flexible Shady Spot

9th January 2020

Hunter Outdoors’ Shady Spot canopy was on full display at this year’s Glamping Show and visitors to the company’s stand were encouraged to imagine how it might work for them. Ideas ranged from the obvious […]

Group of people paddle boarding together
News

Year of the Outdoors for Business

9th January 2020

Visit Wales announced the “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM World in Barcelona, a leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry, in December. The year will also celebrate […]