Organiser creates purpose-built Pantodrome

In exclusive interview, Jamie Owen, managing director of NS Pantomimes, explains that the lack of a suitable venue has prompted his company to create a bespoke, pop-up facility for a show in Newcastle this Christmas

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UK Music CEO unveils plan to protect grassroots venues

Michael Dugher prepares to lobby the government alongside MP John Spellar for a new law to protect music venues threatened with closure

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Sally Wilton: “Our mission is to transform lives through film, locally and globally”

The founder of the Nomad comments on what it takes to launch pop-up cinemas across the UK and all year round

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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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