Multiple European festivals form We Are Europe association

EUROPE: We are Europe is the newly-created association of eight major European events joining forces in order to promote, create and produce innovative cultural practices, defined by creative diversity and exchanges. Its common project...

Head for the Hills Festival wins ID&C bursary

UK: ID&C, the provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has revealed Lancashire’s Head for the Hills Festival as the winner of its 2018 Grass Roots Festival Bursary, amounting to a £2500...


IFF makes second wave of panel and workshop announcements

UK: The International Festival Forum - set to take place from September 30 - October 1 - has added a new panel and workshop to its roster of 2015 sessions. The titles and synopses...

Incubate announces first names for film programme

NETHERLANDS: Incubate - the festival for cutting-edge culture in Tilburg, The Netherlands - has revealed the first details of its film programme in association with Cinecitta Tilburg, on a line-up that already comprises over...

PlayPass launch UK division following overseas cashless success

UK: European RFID solutions provider PlayPass has recruited Festival Awards founder Steve Jenner and Live Music Consultant Howard Monk to lead its expansion into the UK market. The appointments follow a breakthrough year for...

Kambe Events to host waste management workshop for festival industry

UK: In the recent Green Manifesto Survey conducted by Kambe Events, in partnership with the AIF and AFO, 84% of participants cited reducing festival waste as a key issue for them. In response to...

AVA Conference confirms panels, sessions and workshops

UK: AVA Conference – set to take place on June 2 as part of AVA Festival – has revealed the first phase of its free 2017 programme, with performances, talks, masterclasses, workshops, panels and...

Forgotten Fields has been cancelled

UK: From the Fields – the Manchester based promoter behind the UK Festival Award-winning Kendal Calling, plus the recently announced bluedot – has announced the cancellation of its relatively new festival Forgotten Fields, citing...

Tramlines wraps up ninth successful year

UK: Tramlines Festival, which took place from July 21 - 23, spanned five stages with over 70 performances from Primal Scream, Kano, The Libertines, Metronomy, All Saints, The Coral, The Pharcyde, Toots & The...

Smirnoff Sound Collective teams up with IMS on gender diversity initiative

WORLDWIDE: The International Music Summit – a three-day educational platform focused on electronic music – celebrated its 10th anniversary this year and once again held discussions on some of the key issues facing the...