Working with Councils
Advice

Working with Councils

Event organiser Julie Whalley knows a thing or two about how the local council can help or hinder your event. Your local council, believe it or not, is actually run by human beings known as […]

Paying with card
Advice

Card Payments

Tally Wade takes a look at the options available for processing card payments at outdoor events. It is a sign of the times that the use of cheques is pretty much dead and we are […]

Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza
Case Studies

Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza

Founded to bring tourism back to Llandudno, this May Bank Holiday event now attracts over 500,000 people to the town. Designed to celebrate the ‘lavish Victorian splendour’ of Llandudno, the Victorian Extravaganza is a huge […]

The Showmans Show
News

The Showman’s Show

19-20 October, Newbury Showground, Berkshire, www.showmans-directory.co.uk First held in 1984, The Showman’s Show is the UK’s original and most comprehensive exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the outdoor and special event world. Today, the […]

BREXIT
Advice

Brexit: Threat or Opportunity?

Belinda Booker asks key figures what Brexit means for the outdoor hospitality industry. It might be ‘business as usual’ for the time being, but as Brexit negotiations begin in earnest what is the likely impact […]

Insurance for Venues
Advice

Get it Covered

Dan Rose illustrates the importance of getting insurance cover right for function venue owners and event organisers. Whether you are the owner of a function venue holding weddings, or an event organiser putting on any […]

TICKET SOURCE
Products

Product Focus: Visitor Management

ADVERTISING FEATURE: Creating safe, well managed environments for visitors.  EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE Your Events Team 01295 700053 www.youreventsteam.co.uk We are your comprehensive event security supplier dedicated to helping you create a safe event environment. Live events and […]

Stewards and Marshals
Advice

Visitor Management

Tally Wade talks to industry experts about successful visitor management – from planning to safety, controlling movement and making a good impression. Visitor management is a legal requirement of any event. In line with guidance […]

Front of Zipbar
Products

Zipbar

SPONSORED FEATURE: Zhev Liberson, the founder of the flat pack bar system Zipbar, explains his product and business. What is Zipbar? Zipbar is a portable beverage service system or bar that packs into flight cases, can […]

Storm Warning
Advice

When Storm Clouds Gather

Last November, as the rain grew heavier, Julie Whalley was starting to feel anxious about the Christmas event she was planning, but nothing could have prepared her for what happened next. Having been an event […]

Starry Skies
Advice

The Association of Independent Festivals

The Association of Independent Festivals provides a collective voice for the independent festival sector, representing members on a range of issues and pushing for positive change. National trade organisation The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) […]

M5 at Spetchley
Case Studies

M5: Living History Comes Alive

In August, one of the country’s largest gatherings of military re-enactors will descend on Spetchley Gardens for the 10th year in a row. The picturesque garden and parkland at Spetchley Park is set in acres […]