Testing the Safety Net

How science and society came together in Liverpool for the Events Research Programme.  This blog piece was originally published by The University of Liverpool. The 28 April to 2 May represented a momentous five days […]

Covid restrictions in a restaurant

Covid and Temporary Structures

MUTA’s Joe Chalk discusses how Covid-19 has affected the temporary structure industry. MUTA is the UK’s only trade association dedicated to marquees, tents and temporary structures. With the majority of members serving the events industry, […]

Towersey Festival

What Towersey Did…

In 2020, the 57 year old Towersey Festival raised over £46,000 to keep itself afloat while maintaining audience engagement and income for artists. Now it’s planning how best to tackle the unknowns of 2021. Back […]

Event in tipi

Breaking Bread Impact Study

How a pop-up tipi village in Bristol provided work for 100 hospitality and event industry workers during the summer of Covid. A recent impact report undertaken by the team behind pioneering Bristol tipi village, Breaking […]

We Are The Fair

A Point of Difference

We Are The Fair’s Rob Dudley shares two complex and bespoke builds created as differentiators in a crowded festival landscape. As large-scale event and festival producers we have plenty of experience at We Are The […]


Get Organised

Tom Chennells’ advice on making the most out of this year’s squeezed events season. Following the government’s outline of the roadmap out of lockdown, it’s safe to say the events industry has been given a […]

Man protecting himself from COVID

Underwriting Covid Risk

What is the future for events insurance post Covid? asks Tysers’ Tim Thornhill. The first week of March saw the Chancellor announce further support to some businesses within the cultural sectors and a further £300m […]

Crowd attending outdoor film

Making Places

We Are Placemaking’s Louisa Bass explains how events celebrate and strengthen communities. Over the past year we have experienced many significant changes to the way in which we have had to adapt to our new […]


Empathetic Event Marketing

Karen Fewell gives insight into the psychology of marketing outdoor experiences during the pandemic. The pandemic has disrupted daily routines and lifestyles and although our personality traits are relatively stable, they do evolve through life […]

Laser light show

Crystal Ball

We ask event industry experts for their predictions for industry in 2021. Gill Tee Co-founder/festival director, Black Deer Festival, and MD, entertee events / How do you see events in 2021 panning out? […]

Cabins from Caboose & co

Event Glamping Lessons

Tom Critchley, MD of Caboose & Co, shares his advice for event organisers looking to offer glamping either as part of an event or instead of! Now more than ever, businesses need to diversify and […]

Bristol Festival

Coping with Covid: Bristol Craft Beer Festival

A Q&A with Greg Wells, organiser of the Bristol Craft Beer Festival which went ahead post-lockdown with 2,500 visitors for a series of ticketed sessions across three days in September. What was your original plan […]