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Powering up the Site

Powering up the Site

21st January 2020

HVO / BIOFUEL / RED DIESEL / WIND / SOLAR / BATTERIES & RENEWABLES Yes, we are talking powering up the stages.  For those of you out there who use generators I am constantly talking, on your behalf, with Tim Benson from Smart Power who very kindly constantly advises us on things we don’t understand and new innovation. For instance, HVO means hydro-treated vegetable oil i.e. it...

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DCRS Radio Offer

DCRS Radio Offer

16th January 2020

Our very supportive colleagues at DCRS are offering this... Use them - reliable, excellent value for money and that extra bit of care.  ...

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Itís Not Just the Small Festivals

Itís Not Just the Small Festivals

16th January 2020

You may think sometimes when your local authorities start asking you for special arrangements etc. that you are being picked on, but it is not just you.  Mendip District Council responsible for licensing Glastonbury Festival have congratulated the festival organisers in looking after their customers and their staff extremely well.  However, the Scrutiny Board met on January 9th and has p...

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Festival Supplier Awards

Festival Supplier Awards

2nd October 2019

30TH JANUARY 2020 ...

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Stage and Structure Hire from Wild Rumpus

Stage and Structure Hire from Wild Rumpus

29th November 2018

We love to build cool structures and stages, and they’re available to hire for your festival or event too. Their names do make sense, but maybe only to us… To enquire about availability and logistics, please email [email protected]

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Festival and Outdoor Show announces stellar line up for event safety panels

Festival and Outdoor Show announces stellar line up for event safety panels

20th September 2018

Festival and Outdoor Show announces stellar line up for event safety panels Steve Blake from Storm4 Events is curating panel discussions and talks at the Festival and Outdoor Show which are tackling the tough issues effecting organisers right now, from drone usage to preparing a counter terrorism policy. The event has revealed a speaker line up featuring some of the UK’s leading figures g...

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Child fatally injured from inflatable fault

Child fatally injured from inflatable fault

4th July 2018

In the first week of July 2018 a young girl enjoying the summer sunshine on a bouncy castle at the beach was hurled into the air as the castle exploded.  Unfortunately, she died of her injuries. The bouncy was more like an inflatable trampoline and part of a whole series of inflatable toys and rides on the beach. Why it exploded is currently being investigated (July 2018). &...

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NOEA Newsletter

NOEA Newsletter

3rd May 2018

April Newsletter   Stage Lighting ...

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Repaint your Festival

Repaint your Festival

21st March 2018

Spring is here and festivals are just around the corner! Do you need paint for your festival event? Community RePaint is the answer! We are a non-profit distributing company that collects reusable, leftover paint and re-distributes it at very low cost to individuals, families, communities and charities in need, improving the wellbeing of people and the appearance of places across the UK.  ...

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World Music Engineer teams up with AFO Conference 2017

World Music Engineer teams up with AFO Conference 2017

20th October 2017

AFO is proud to be working alongside World Music Engineer at Conference this year.  We have no hesitation in recommending Rob and his team to your festival or event. See here for further information.  ...

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Stand Out need your help

Stand Out need your help

17th August 2017

Stand Out Magazine's October edition will include features on waste management, staging and rigging and event safety. So, if your event or festival has introduced a new waste management plan, or engaged a new staging contractor, or redesigned your stages, or produced an event with an amazing rigging solution, or changed your event safety plans they would love to hear from you. Email [email protected]

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Danco secures Latitude contract

Danco secures Latitude contract

14th March 2017

Celebrating what could be considered the best aspects of music, film, culture, poetry, theatre and everything in between, Latitude Festival began its journey in 2006. Now in planning for the 12th edition, Danco are pleased to have recently been confirmed as the primary marquee hire contractor. With over 70,000 sqft of temporary structures awarded in the multi-year...

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Mash Media launches Festival and Outdoor Events Show

Mash Media launches Festival and Outdoor Events Show

9th March 2017

Mash Media, publishers of Access All Areas and other event industry magazines, announced on 1 March its newest product: The Festival & Outdoor Events Show. The new exhibition will take place on 27-28 September 2017 at Sandown Park Racecourse. It aims to provide business opportunities, education and networking to the outdoor events industry. Speaking at the Event Production...

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Winners of the Event Production Awards 2017

Winners of the Event Production Awards 2017

9th March 2017

The live and outdoor events industry celebrated well into the night last week at the Event Production Awards, cheering on a host of well-deserved winners. The Ticket Factory, Ascot Structures, Quantum Special Effects, The Loop and Continental Drifts were among the night’s winners. Arena Group ended up as the biggest winners at the ceremony, with its company Arena Structures collecting ...

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