Former Goodwood director launches unique creative event agency

UK: Christopher Salmon – who steered Festival of Speed, Revival and the inaugural Vintage festival as Events Operations Director at Goodwood – has launched his own creative agency. Salmon Event Evolution (SEE) comes to...

Flow Talks to discuss the future of urban life

FINLAND: Flow Festival will present a series of urban-themed talks featuring key international figures on August 12, as well as workshops and discussions. Flow Festival and the think tank Demos Helsinki are co-operating for the...


Chalke Valley selects Topher for security and traffic management

UK: The Chalke Valley History Festival has chosen Topher to manage its traffic and security for the third consecutive year. The festival, which runs from June 27 – July 3 this year, attracts tens...

StubHub acquires Ticket Utils

USA: eBay has announced its agreement to acquire Ticket Utils, a leading independent provider of software that helps large ticket sellers manage inventory and distribution. Ticket Utils will become part of eBay’s StubHub platform,...

DHP Family’s ticketing service relaunches with new brand

UK: One of the UK’s leading ticketing platforms for independent live music, clubs, tours and festivals is relaunching on August 15 with a new brand and an improved customer focused service offer. alt. tickets, a...

Das Fest illuminated with GT-1 and impression X4 L

GERMANY: Taking place in Karlsruhe at the end of July, Das Fest is one of the largest open-air events in Germany with more than 250,000 visitors. Since 1985, renowned artists such as The BossHoss,...

Blackout provides support for BFI’s London Film Festival

UK: Blackout was entrusted by live experience agency People to install a cinema screen support within the temporary pop-up Embankment Gardens Cinema, constructed in celebration of the 60th anniversary of BFI’s London Film Festival...

T in the Park to take hiatus

UK: T in the Park – Scotland's largest festival – has confirmed that it will take a hiatus for a yet undetermined amount of time owing to the implications of its site move last...

Africa Oyé reveals dates for 2017

UK: This year will see Africa Oyé celebrate its 25th anniversary. A whole host of events are set to take place throughout Liverpool over the next 12 months and now the dates for the...

BBC Radio 1 to broadcast live from Hideout Festival

CROATIA: On June 30, BBC Radio 1 will once again partner with Hideout Festival for a Friday night broadcast as part of Radio 1’s summer festival coverage. Transmitting live from the event, Radio 1...