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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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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 […]

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£2 Million Appeal for Royal Highland Show

28th November 2020

Organisers of the Royal Highland Show are seeking £2 million in donations, reports Farmers Weekly, after the cancellation of this year’s event due to Covid-19. Scotland’s largest outdoor event, it attracts around 200,000 people and […]

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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 […]