Boomtown granted permission to open a day earlier

UK: Boomtown has been granted permission to open its doors a day earlier for a limited number of attendees. The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) has given the festival the go ahead on...

Truckfest extends tenancy contract as East of England Arena and Events Centre invests £1...

UK: Truckfest, Europe’s largest trucking festival, has extended its tenancy agreement for a further four years with the East of England Arena and Events Centre. Jason Lunn, GM of the Centre, said: “We are delighted...


TheTicketSellers becomes the first to adopt travel carbon calculator

UK: TheTicketSellers has become the first festival industry ticket agent to integrate a travel carbon calculator, in conjunction with the Energy Revolution project. The travel calculator allows ticket-buyers to calculate their real carbon emissions...

Symphotech provides noise monitoring for X Music Festival

UK: X Music Festival entrusted Symphotech to oversee noise monitoring at this year's event, which took place at Cardiff’s Bute Park from June 3 – 4. X Music Festival is Wales’ largest music festival...

Programme revealed for Hull’s Freedom Festival

UK: Freedom Festival – Hull’s urban arts festival which commemorates the city’s historic links to the cause of freedom – has revealed its 2016 programme. Featuring over 200 performances taking place across the city...

First ever Big Family Festival to debut in The Midlands this month

UK: A married couple and their two children have decided to tackle the problem of not having much to do in the summer holidays by launching the Big Family Festival, set to take place...

Eventbrite publishes research revealing significance of festival ‘Super Fans’

UK: Eventbrite – the world’s largest event technology platform that powers two million events around the globe each year – has released new research revealing a UK music festival market driven by 'Super Fans'....

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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...