Huts at Pinewood Park
Entrepreneurs Chat

Kerry Woodhead

After losing a business built up over 15 years, and many more battles along the way, Kerry and husband Dave have created a thriving business out of a failing caravan park. When Kerry and Dave […]

Broadlands aerial shot
24 Hours

Richard Jordan-Baker

Looking after the management of the Mountbatten family’s house and collection at Broadlands, as well as PR and a growing events programme, director Richard Jordan- Baker tackles some complex issues. About Richard My name is […]

Charlie and Caroline Gladstone
Entrepreneurs Chat

Charlie Gladstone

Practising what he preaches, Charlie and his family are living ‘the Good Life’, with multiple countryside enterprises split between two estates. In 1990, Charlie Gladstone and his wife Caroline left jobs in music and design […]

Aerial shot of drive in cinema
24 Hours

Behind the Scenes: Andrea O’Hagan

Andrea O’Hagan explains how Covid-19 has diversified her pop-up cinema business. At the beginning of 2020, experiential, open air and live events had been seeing a great growth annually of around 8% in the UK […]

Aerial shot of Heart of England
Entrepreneurs Chat

Stephen Hammon

How former DJ and promotional vehicle builder Stephen Hammon created a quirky events empire in the ‘Heart of England’ before diversifying into glamping and office pods. “Everything I do is about entertaining people and making […]

Staff working an outdoor event
24 Hours

Rosanna Dean

Using TANKFEST 2019 to illustrate, Rosanna Dean gives a comprehensive overview of her role as events manager at The Tank Museum, Dorset. No two days are the same in the position of the events manager […]

Browsholme Hall forest
Entrepreneurs Chat

Amanda Parker

Following a surprise inheritance Robert and Amanda Parker moved to Lancashire. 35 years later they launched as a venue and haven’t looked back since. We talk to Amanda. Sometimes inheritance can be a surprise, and […]

Children hugging in front of a tent
24 Hours

Behind the Scenes with… Amber Wykes

There’s nothing better than a hard day’s work for Amber as she creates her summer bell tent camps. I’m sure this isn’t uncommon, but being a business owner of any description in this age of […]

Gisburne Park estate
Entrepreneurs Chat

Guy Hindley

Born with “the hunger to succeed” Guy Hindley, owner of Gisburne Park estate, dove headfirst into diversifying his wedding and park lodge business into events with the UK’s first socially distanced festival. Returning to his […]

Man riding bike - land art
24 Hours

Behind the Scenes With… Andrew Wood

Land artist Andrew creates award winning installations on grass canvasses using high tech equipment while making sure to ‘colour in without going over the lines!’. Most of the work that our Fields of Vision land […]

West Lexham farmhouse
Entrepreneurs Chat

Edmund Colville

With a passion for re-connecting people and rebuilding communities, Edmund Colville is transforming West Lexham into what he hopes will become a “spiritual Soho Farmhouse”. Having studied sustainable architecture at the Centre for Alternate Technology […]

Newbury Racecourse
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Behind the Scenes with… Nigel Whiston

With 650 people on site at Newbury Racecourse for two days of filming, event manager Nigel Whiston has a lot to content with. I started to work for Newbury Racecourse in 1990 and, with a […]