Reading Festival founder Harold Pendleton passes

Throughout his 60-year career, Harold Pendleton created platforms to showcase emerging talent as a promoter, manager, club owner, publisher, festival owner and innovator

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Cornbury Festival returns in 2018

Overwhelmed by support from the community, organiser Hugh Phillimore has decided to revive the event for next year

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Entries open for EPAs 2018

More than 500 event professionals will descend on the Novotel London West for a three-course dinner, awards and networking

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UK Grime community cites discrimination

The criticism London mayor Sadiq Khan received following his call to review Form 696 is reflected by new survey

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UK Sport bids to attract mega events

A £30m investment plan to bring the world’s top sporting shows to the country has already secured the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup, 2018 Boccia World Championships, 2019 Netball World Cup, and 2019 World Road Cycling Championships

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AIF unveils awards shortlist

Association of Independent Festivals has also announced winner of the new Pioneer award

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Liverpool releases report into Hope & Glory Festival fiasco

The council will work with partners to put in place enhanced planning procedures for events

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Reading Festival receives highest accolade for accessibility

Attitude is Everything recognises Reading as one of the most inclusive live music events in the UK

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Norfolk & Norwich Festival names director

Daniel Brine takes on the role in January 2018 to lead a programme featuring performances as well as large-scale free outdoor events

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Festival suppliers shine at Festout

The Festival and Outdoor Events Show (Festout) has received high praise for the new business opportunities created within the outdoor events industry

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Never judge a festival by its cover

In the midst of autumn, organisers of the London Literature Festival are gearing up for another year to showcase some of the best writers in world

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Coldplay chooses Eat To The Beat

Global catering and band support team Eat To The Beat is on the road with the British band for its North America tour

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A dream come true

Event organiser Emma Joyce and Gordana Jovkovic talk about how We Are Robots music festival and conference comes to life in London this November

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Protec: A beacon of growth

Global event solutions provider Protec celebrates 18th year in the business with big contract wins and new investments

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Report reveals going out habits of millennials

Latest survey by Eventbrite identifies key facts on the spending habits of millennials

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Mayor of London orders review of Form 696

Review of the risk assessment framework for music events will be completed and measures implemented by the Metropolitan Police in early 2018

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