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Call for outdoor events projects

Without Walls, a consortium of arts organisations and festivals, has been awarded a £4.8m funding towards innovative outdoor projects over the next four years

EventFlash UK: Liverpool, mud, and movers

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Thousands evacuated from Tomorrowland Unite after fire on main stage

Over 22,000 people have been evacuated after the main stage at Tomorrowland Unite caught fire in Barcelona on Saturday night. It is alleged that the fire broke out on the stage due to a pyrotechnic fault. The Tomorrowland Unite festival took place at Can Zam Park in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, just north of Barcelona.

Y Not Festival: Sunday show cancelled

Organisers called off the Sunday’s lineup after weather flooded the site becoming unsafe for festival goers.

Oktoberfest returns to Leeds

Oktoberfest Leeds, taking place 6–8, and 13–15 October, will cater for up to 12,000 bier fans over the two

Should you visit the Festival & Outdoor Events Show?

Visit http://www.festivalandoutdoorshow.co.uk/ for more details! With the Festival & Outdoor Events Show coming up on 27 September at the Jockey Club’s Sandown Park Racecourse, should you be visiting?

Underbelly Festival awarded Edinburgh Hogmanay 2018 contract

City of Edinburgh Council and Underbelly have announced details of Edinburgh Hogmanay 2018. The three-day festival, celebrating it’s 25th anniversary,

EventFlash UK: Clarion sold, Confex up, Security firm investigated

EventFlash UK, brought to you by LiveBuzz, is the only weekly video events bulletin. In this weeks’ news round up: – Clarion Events sold to Blackstone – International Confex audited figures shows visitor increase – Security firm under investigation for fraud – Event weather: BrickLive at ExCel, MCM Comic Con at Manchester Central

Division of diversity

On the discussion of equality within the industry, Access chats to the people who know first hand how this should be tackled Paul Reed GENERAL MANAGER, ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FESTIVALS “I’m confident that the industry has the power to work collectively to break down barriers” It’s important to acknowledge that diversity is already 
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Association of Independent Festivals announces Festival Congress 2017

Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has announced its annual event will return to Cardiff for its fourth year in October. The Festival Congress will play host to an incredible ‘Pseudoscience’ theme, set to play homage to the nonsensical and weird experiments made by scientists and festival promoters alike. The standout event will be led by