Festival & Outdoor Events Show: meet the venue

The Festival & Outdoor Events Show opens its doors on 27th September 2017, but where? Mash TV went

Meaningful hedonism

WORDS & PHOTOGRAPHY: MIKE FLETCHER Access heads to swingamajig to talk sustainable festival planning with an organiser doing its bit to drive the environmental debate In 2010, a committed bunch of festival organisers and interested parties met to discuss energy management within the industry. They formed a group, which became Powerful Thinking – a ‘think-do

TSG called to police 200,000 at ‘biggest cultural event’

TSG (Tactical Support Group) have been commissioned by the Great Dorset Steam Fair (GDSF) to patrol and protect

Winterville comes to Clapham

The parent company of Street Feast, London Union, have announced its partnership with the co-founders of Field Day

A crowded scene

Festivals are always looking for a way to exceed expectations so Access looks into how security has tested the industry’s limits. With the ever-growing industry of festival and outdoors events, the level of security is going to be pushed to its limits regardless of what controls are put in place by organisers. It is, and

AIF announces talent to showcase at independent festivals

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has partnered with booking agencies to match emerging artists with their member

Livening up the industry

Founder Stuart Galbraith and promoter Mark Walker chat to Access about the future of Kilimanjaro Live Kilimanjaro Live has been involved with the music industry for almost a decade, promoting everything from stadium tours with Ed Sheeran 
to events like Dinosaurs in the Wild and Kew The Music. But in recent years the company has

Soul Crusade fails for festivalgoers

Soul Crusade Festival in Southend Essex left attendees waiting “hours” for headliner Soul II Soul to arrive on stage on Saturday night. The organisers of the festival were then forced to cancel the event early due to a power failure. The organisers of the Soul Crusade Festival took to its Facebook page to announce the

Europe’s largest festival of technology launches in London

The latest innovations in drones, artificial intelligence, and robots will feature on the events programme for London Tech

Reawaken your senses

Inside the historic landmark that is Kew Palace, Historic Royal Palaces show Access around the newly refurbished venue and its glorious surroundings The stunning Kew Palace, located inside the Royal Botanical Gardens in Richmond is a
venue that most planners know next-to-nothing about unless they have the joy of getting to see the building up close