Grandfest to return to London this summer

UK: This summer will see the return of GrandFest, a one-day mini festival set in the heart of East London. Presented by older people’s charity Royal Voluntary Service, GrandFest celebrates the heritage skills of...

Uno Village’s new open-air venue in Malta to host festivals this summer

MALTA: Uno Village in Malta has been acquired by the 356 Entertainment Group, an experienced team that hopes to 'return it to its former glory in 2016 and beyond'. From Solomun to Bob Sinclar,...


Live Nation’s Universe platform expands into the UK

UK: Universe – a Live Nation Entertainment company that specialises in self-service ticketing software and social event management – has announced its expansion into UK and European territories with the opening of an office...

Julie’s Bicycle helps launch Creative Climate Coalition

UK: May 4 saw a unique event bringing together the creative industries together to agree upon shared action in relation to the historic COP21 agreement, culminating in the launch of the Creative Climate Coalition. The...

Sound City launches inaugural International Festival For Business Music Day

UK: As part of the International Festival for Business, Sound City has partnered with UK Trade & Investment – the government department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy – to deliver...

Aggreko launches Remote Monitoring in UK and Ireland

UK / IRELAND: Aggreko, the provider of rental power and temperature control solutions, has launched Aggreko Remote Monitoring (ARM) to customers in the UK and Ireland. ARM represents the next step in the evolution...

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...

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...

Philosophy and music festival HowTheLightGetsIn to return this May

UK: The world’s largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, will return to Hay-on-Wye from May 26 – June 5. Headliners this year include Nobel Prize-winner Frank Wilczek, Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, former London...

Iceland’s Secret Solstice receives CarbonNeutral certification

ICELAND: Secret Solstice festival has just been certified a CarbonNeutral event, meaning all CO2 emissions from supplier and organiser travel, as well as event waste, has been balanced out with the purchase of high...