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Edinburgh Festival Builds Playground Stages

16th September 2020

The shutdown of Edinburgh International Festival’s (EIF) live events this year inspired the creation of the Play On: Stages project. Expected to run for two+ years, the initiative is building stages in primary school playgrounds […]

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Outdoor Transmission of Covid-19

16th September 2020

Parkrun has published findings of a rapid review of evidence for outdoor transmission of Covid-19. The research was commissioned by parkrun and undertaken by the Centre for Sport, Physical Education and Activity Research (spear) at […]

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Updated Guidance for Events

16th September 2020

The Events Industry Forum has updated its guidance on keeping audiences and workers safe at events following the Prime Minister’s announcement about new restrictions on groups of people getting together. In a statement, it said: […]

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The Glamping Show 2020

2nd September 2020

Peter Rusbridge introduces a new look Glamping Show for 2020. Preparations for the Glamping Show 2020 are well underway with the event due to take place at NAEC Warwickshire on 17-19 of September. The exhibitor […]

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A Greener Festival’s Online Training Blossoms

2nd September 2020

A Greener Festival (AGF) trained its largest ever group of event industry professionals through its online environmental assessor training in June. Event organisers from music, mass participation sports, city councils as well as venue operators, […]

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Socially Distanced Festivals

2nd September 2020

Red Rooster Festival in Suffolk is set to go ahead in September with social distancing in place. Organisers say they are following the latest government guidance on staging outdoor events, which states that outdoor gigs […]

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The Showman’s Show Cancelled

2nd September 2020

Organisers of The Showman’s Show have announced that the 35th edition of the event will not go ahead as planned this October. The Showman’s Show will return to Newbury Showground in 2021. Jeremy and Johnny […]

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Vision 2025 Undertakes Annual Green Survey

2nd September 2020

The July 2020 launch of the 5th annual green survey has been refocused to understand the impact of Covid-19 on event organisers’ sustainability ambitions. Festival and outdoor event organisers are invited to take five minutes […]

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The First Socially Distant Music Festival?

30th June 2020

“Safer than going to the supermarket” – festival organisers are preparing to create a first in Northern Ireland. Following the postponement of Stendhal Festival, an annual award winning weekend festival in a country estate in […]

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The Event Report – a £70bn Industry

12th May 2020

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) launches report focused on £70bn events industry. The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has launched its latest report titled ‘The UK Events Report’, which provides an in-depth […]

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ASAO Shows Support for UK Agriculture Industry

23rd April 2020

The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) is highlighting acts of creativity and generosity from the event sector, as it continues to support the agricultural industry during the Covid-19 crisis. The association has seen […]

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A Greener Activation

7th April 2020

Launched at the Green Events & Innovations conference at the beginning of March, A Greener Activation strives to deliver a powerful positive force aligning brands’ sustainable policies and the activations they produce at events. A […]