Festival

“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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GRUB Manchester announces winter beer festival

The second outing of the event will take place in January 2018 at Fairfield Social Club, the organiser’s own event space

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Parklife to announce “big plans” for 2018

Music festival on 9-10 June 2018 takes place in Heaton Park, Manchester, featuring 16 areas including a VIP arena

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Secret Solstice announces return of side events in 2018

Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, has confirmed side events Into the Glacier and The Lava Tunnel will take place in June next year

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Boomtown gets Gorillaz headline show

Gorillaz has signed up for a one-off UK exclusive performance at the Lion’s Den stage next year

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Undercover Festival changes date

The two-day indoor celebration of alternative music will return to Dreamland Margate in Kent but the event will take place in April 2018

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Festival Republic eyes new event in Scotland

Festival Republic has applied for a public entertainment licence to host a new event in May 2018 on the grounds of Scone Palace

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Catfest London launches in 2018

New event is the brainchild of music journalist and author, Britt Collins, who hopes to turn the festival into a roadshow across Europe

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Artwork announces music festival in London

New event to be held on 11 August 2018 heralds Artwork’s vision to expand its business in the festival industry

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Lovebox and Citadel confirm move to Brockwell Park

Bold statement on the websites of London’s Lovebox and Citadel confirm the move to south of the river in 2018

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