HebCelt Pioneers Locally Produced Green Hydrogen

International music festival, HebCelt, has announced its 25th anniversary event will be significantly powered by locally-produced green hydrogen. The Islands Stage in the main arena area will use the...

James Dean Events – Cider, Sausages and the Road to Success

The world is full of rags to riches stories, but in the world of festivals, there are perhaps more stories of fortunes heading the other direction. As the classic gag goes, if...


Mixed Reality & Game Engines: Why you should be using this technology for your...

Mitchell Bayer-Goldman is Co-founder and COO of Volta XR, here he he discusses how performances can be enhanced by the application of existing technology. Festival goers expectations  are higher...

FAC Starts Petition Urging PRS to reconsider funding cuts to PRS Foundation

The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has launched a petition to urge UK collecting society, PRS for Music to reconsider its decision to slash funding to the talent development body, PRS Foundation.

Reducing the loo queue this festival season

As some festivals return for the first time in two years, it’s important to consider how you can support your favourite festival and the environment, while still enjoying your weekend.

How to Create Your Next Event With Sustainability In Mind

When it comes to planning any kind of event, there is a lot for you to think about. Whilst you might be thinking about refreshments, music, and décor, how much thought do...

From Club Nights to the Festival  – The Access Story.

Will Darley’s a few minutes late for our online meeting, a Safety Advisory Group(SAG) meeting had gone on a little longer than expected but it went well, which is not always the...

Over 100 UK Festivals Commit to Tackling Sexual Violence

Boomtown Fair, Boardmasters, Reading & Leeds, Bluedot, Parklife  and Shambala among signatories of AIF’s Safer Spaces Campaign.  Includes updated Charter of Best Practice, plus new awareness and education campaign

NFT Ticketing: the benefits it can bring to the festival industry and beyond

The global online ticketing system might be worth around $30 billion, but it has been in a state of increasing collapse for a number of years. Customers' trust has long been dwindling,...

Politics Of Dance – Unum Festival Expands Albania’s Cultural Offer

Albania probably isn’t on your holiday destination bucket list but Unum, the festival that attracts dance music fans from around the globe, may well be the catalyst for a change in perception,...