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“Blurring genres drives growth”

David Lindsay, senior consultant at AMR International, says pop-up Michelin star restaurants, art installation and sporting events are being included in festival programmes in a move to broaden the revenue stream

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Losberger De Boer: sustainability, aesthetics and functionality

Company reveals how it delivered 43 tents and halls with a total size of over 20,000 sq m to make an temporary event space for the World Climate Change Conference 2017

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Case study: Robe for Rolling Stones No Filter

No Filter, the European tour by Rolling Stones, featured 36 Robe BML spots as part of lighting design created by Patrick Woodroffe of Woodroffe Bassett design

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The city is the venue

Charlie Mussett, senior operations manager at The Great Run Company, comments on liaising with city authorities, short build time and staging Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry in January 2018

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York Ice Trail: The biggest in the UK

Featuring 45 icy figures on display across the city, York Ice Trail is the largest outdoor ice sculpture showcase in the UK. The event is one of five themed weekends in the run-up to Christmas

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Live events: no-go for mobile phones?

A new survey of 1,200 people between the ages of 16-30 shed lights on the use of mobile phones at gigs and festivals

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Skye’s the Limit

The organiser of Skye Live on the magic of the mountains, the picturesque backdrop of the rural Scottish

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Winter events warm up the festive season

Ice rinks, pop-up towns, light festivals, you name it. The winter season draws crowds to outdoor events and ensuring reliability is key

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Tips for outdoor events

Findings of a research into the economic impact and social value of The Boat Race by engineering firm Arup provide insights on how to make an outdoor event a firm fixture in the calendar

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Energy revolution in the festival industry

Tom Smallwood, trustee of Energy Revolution, on what organisers can do to turn the carbon footprint of festivals into clean energy

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