Open Air Business conference at Hothorpe Hall

Review: Open Air Business Gathering 2019

1st July 2019

Blowing off the cobwebs at our inaugural conference with a difference! Report by Tally Wade Just three months from the seed of an idea to us welcoming 160 guests through the door of Hothorpe Hall […]

Glastonbury bans plastic bottles

Glastonbury Festival Says No to Plastic Bottles

5th June 2019

Glastonbury Festival has banned plastic bottles from this year’s event. In 2017, visitors to the festival got through more than 1m plastic bottles and, in response to this, single-use plastic bottles will not be sold. […]


PREVIEW: Showman’s Show 2018

11th March 2019

With sustainability firmly on the agenda, the Showman’s Show 2018 is practising what it preaches with some green initiatives of its own A firm fixture in the outdoor and special event calendar for more than […]

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AFO Conference Agenda

10th October 2018

What’s on at this year’s Association of Festival Organisers Conference. The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) has announced further details of the agenda for this year’s conference on 9, 10 and 11 November. Taking place […]

SRD Group event company

PREVIEW: Festival and Outdoor Events Show

17th September 2018

Following a successful launch in 2017, the Festival and Outdoor Events Show (Festout) is returning to Sandown Park on 26-27 September. An estimated 150 exhibitors will be showcasing product and service innovations from across the […]


Review: Event Production Show

18th March 2018

Despite the snow, buying power at EPS 2018 was evident as event professionals battled their way to Olympia The Event Production Show (EPS) took place at Olympia, London, on 28 February and 1 March amidst […]


PREVIEW: Event Production Show

8th February 2018

The Event Production Show returns to Olympia on 28 February – 1 March, providing innovations and solutions for events of all sizes. The Event Production Show (EPS) is the leading event for the UK’s live […]

The Showman's Show

REVIEW: Showman’s Show

23rd January 2018

It was a ‘storming’ Showman’s Show 2017 for exhibitors! Despite being sandwiched between hurricane Ophelia and storm Brian, such is the popularity of the Showman’s Show, it still managed to attract event professionals in their […]


REVIEW: The Festival and Outdoor Events Show

1st November 2017

At the end of September, Sandown Park was the place to be for anyone interested in the outdoor event industry. September saw the doors open for the inaugural Festival and Outdoor Events Show (Festout). The […]

The Showman's Show

PREVIEW The Showman’s Show

21st September 2017

The must-attend show for the outdoor event professional Heading to the Showman’s Show at Newbury Showground on the 18-19 October is a must for any serious event professional. With more than 350 exhibitors and literally […]