NOWIE Launches Second Year of Mentoring Scheme

Network of Women in Events (NOWIE) has unveiled the second year of its mentoring programme, ‘Level Up’. Matching women in their junior to mid-career with a seasoned mentor, this initiative aims to provide tailored...

Balaton Sound, Where Techno Yoga is a Thing

Lake Balaton, a real holiday hotspot, is the location where Heineken Balaton Sound offers the ideal combination of festival and holiday. You can relax in warm and sunny weather by day at the lake,...


Hampshire Festival Cancelled Due to Charity Funding Crisis

The future of All in the Mind Festival, an annual event that last year attracted 6,000 visitors, is in jeopardy, with organisers, charity Fluid Motion Theatre Company, forced to cancel the 2023 festival because...

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...

Star Events supports first Kensington Palace concert

UK: Coldplay recently headlined the first concert at Kensington Palace – a 3,000 capacity benefit for Sentebale, Prince Harry’s HIV / AIDS charity. Fresh from Glastonbury Festival, the band performed on a Star Events...

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...

Avolites’ Arena is rock solid for Angus & Julia Stone at Somerset House

UK: Interest surrounding Avolites' newest lighting console, the live control focused Arena, has been gathering momentum after a number of festival appearances, including at Somerset House's Summer Series for acts including Angus & Julia...

New property development and music conference to take place this September

UK: U+I Think and Sound Diplomacy have announced Sound Development, the first-ever conference to bring together the property development sector with the music and creative industries. It will explore stronger and better strategies to...

Summerfest unveils plans for new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage

USA: U.S. Cellular and Milwaukee World Festival officials have announced a new 10-year agreement that will demolish Summerfest's existing U.S. Cellular Connection Stage and replace it with a new, larger stage and an enhanced...

Purple Guide Reviewers Need Your Feedback

Many readers will be well aware of the Purple Guide and its immense value to the outdoor events and festival industry. For some years, it has been in the care of the Events...