Nicolas Winding Refn to collaborate with Black Deer Festival

UK: Black Deer Festival has joined forces with Nicolas Winding Refn – the director responsible for Bronson, Drive, and The Neon Demon – to bring a unique cinematic experience to the festival this summer,...

Fourth annual Industry Green Survey results released

UK: Powerful Thinking's fourth annual Industry Green Survey shows that more event organisers are embedding sustainability into their operations and getting savvy with waste and energy in 2018. 70 events took part in the...


Extinction Rebellion to hold ‘Spring Uprising’ festival to train 1,000s in direct action

UK: From March 16 - 17 in Bristol, the climate action collective Extinction Rebellion will put on its first ever festival of activism and music – dubbed ‘Spring Uprising’ – at which up to...

Standon Calling chooses Weezevent UK as its new cashless provider

UK: Standon Calling has enlisted Weezevent as the cashless provider for its upcoming edition, set to take place from July 25 - 28 in Hertfordshire. The 15,000-capacity festival will be headlined by Rag’n’Bone Man, Wolf...

Latitude launches ‘art caravan’ competition

UK: Latitude Festival has teamed up with Will Hardie, the master craftsman behind Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and Shed of the Year, plus the creative minds behind Electric Picnic festival’s Trailer Park, to launch...

AVA reveals full London conference programme

UK: AVA Festival has revealed additional names for its free conference programme at London's Printworks venue on March 15. The conference will offer insights into the music & arts industry from artists, agents, labels...

Skiddle reports most successful year to date with 30% growth across business

UK: Event guide and ticketing outlet, Skiddle, has experienced its most successful year to date, reporting a 30% increase in turnover, gross ticket sales of £60 million, and a record-breaking 3.5 million tickets sold...

Guest Director Rokia Traoré unveils 2019 Brighton Festival programme

UK: The celebrated Malian musician Rokia Traoré has revealed the full programme for Brighton Festival 2019 – the largest annual, curated multi-arts festival in England. This year promises to be an especially wide-ranging and...

Balaton Sound announces return of Safety First initiative

HUNGARY: Balaton Sound has announced the return of its Safety First initiative, which launched last year to help young people become more conscious and secure at the festival. Safety First's expert team educates young people...

Sound City+ announces first guests for this year’s conference

UK: Sound City has announced that its conference component, Sound City+, will return to Liverpool from May 3 - 5. Taking place across the entire festival weekend, the programme promises to offer insight into...