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Festival Safe  A New Festival Safety Initiative

Festival Safe A New Festival Safety Initiative

6th June 2018

Festival Safe – A New Festival Safety Initiative New resource aims to reduce risk and issues for festival goers   A new initiative – Festival Safe– has announced its launch this month ahead of the UK’s packed summer festival calendar.    The brainchild of Jon Drape– director of several high-profile UK festivals including Pa...

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GDPR (GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS)

GDPR (GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS)

24th May 2018

Members will have read lots about GDPR over the last few months.  It is shortly to become law and you need to make sure you are up to speed.  By far the best advice we can offer you is to look at the website www.ico.org.uklook at their section on GDPR ‘Twelve Steps to Take Now’.  This is taking the words straight from the horse’s mouth and there...

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Julie's Bicycle - Sustaining Creativity

Julie's Bicycle - Sustaining Creativity

8th May 2018

RESPONSE TO THE NEW DRAFT REGULATIONS ON LIGHTING PROPOSED UNDER THE ECODESIGN DIRECTIVE 2009/125/EC AS PART OF THE ECODESIGN WORKING PLAN 2016-2019 This response comes from an organisation that is founded on the aspirations of exceeding the Paris Agreement targets and is solely dedicated to the effective implementation of positive environmental strategies and the swift reduction of g...

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Sustainability

Sustainability

3rd May 2018

SUSTAINABILITY   There is no such thing as AWAY   ‘Tidy up’, ‘throw it away’ are quite common phrases in the western world’s way of life.  But where actually is AWAY?  Is it on a fire, creating pollutant smoke?  Is it to a landfill bin, poisoning the earth?  Or does it find its way into the river, and then ...

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NOEA Newsletter

NOEA Newsletter

3rd May 2018

April Newsletter   Stage Lighting ...

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Family Arts Campaign

Family Arts Campaign

24th April 2018

      Family Arts Leadership Symposium   The Family Arts Campaign is delighted to announce our first ever Family Arts Leadership Symposium. Established and emerging cultural leaders are invited to engage in the big issues affecting working with famili...

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Rock City Stage Crew

Rock City Stage Crew

24th April 2018

Rock City Stage Crew is an award winning family run business, established in 1990, that supplies personnel and training to the Live Events Industry throughout the UK.  In 2017, they balanced their fuel use from crew travel and from onsite vehicles used for We Are Fstvl, Download, Lovebox, Wilderness, Creamfields, Boomtown, Reading and BBC Hyde Park.   Rock City are committed to ens...

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Internship needed

Internship needed

9th April 2018

My name is Antoine Vischery. At the moment, I’m a student in an engineering school in France. Before being in this engineering school, I had 2 years technical qualification in electricity and industrial automation in a university in France. It was doing a sandwich course. Now, I’m in HEI, it’s an engineering school in France. I’m an apprentice. During the sch...

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International Women's Day 2018 - Important News

International Women's Day 2018 - Important News

8th March 2018

FIGHTBACK: GRASSROOTS PROMOTER  Exciting new initiative from Music Planet Live and Music Venue Trust  Music Venue Trust and Music Planet Live are delighted to announce a major new partnership to reinvigorate and diversify the grassroots music scene in the UK. Fightback: Grassroots Promoter is a £100,000 in...

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Industry Green Survey 2017 Reveals UK Events Getting Smart with Power & Travel

Industry Green Survey 2017 Reveals UK Events Getting Smart with Power & Travel

7th March 2018

A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the third annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey. The survey, run by Powerful Thinking, shows that the percentage of UK festivals actively working with their power suppliers to increase efficiency and reduce fuel doubled to 50% of events between 2016 and 2017. It also ...

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Looking For New Staff?

Looking For New Staff?

7th March 2018

LOOKING FOR NEW STAFF?   I was recently at Derby University Buxton Campus for the Students Industry Day and although I met with a good number of potential festival organisers in the first and second year students, one outstanding student was SARAH JONES.   She has a first-class CV and is looking for a proper job in the festival and events industry.  You will find her at...

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Event Counter Terrorism Risk Managers Course

Event Counter Terrorism Risk Managers Course

13th February 2018

Member offer  The first EvCTRM Course will be between 26th Feb and 2nd March 2018 at The Fire Service College, London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh Gloucestershire, GL56 ORH. The cost of course the First Event Counter Terrorism Course being offered to NOEA Members is (a one time) £950.00 (Normally£ 1950). http://www.storm4events.com/page21.html...

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Event Club Party 2018

Event Club Party 2018

13th February 2018

The industry networking party of the year! Open to all live event professionals. With drinks reception, networking, specialist food and a FANTASTIC fireworks display to ensure your evening goes off with a BANG! 350 event professionals coming together! Only 150 tickets were available to non-Event Buyers Live guests. Only 23 tickets are left!  Event Buyers Live 2018 VIPs and supplier...

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The Event Club Party

The Event Club Party

31st January 2018

Tickets are available here. https://ww2.theticketsellers.co.uk/tickets/event-buyers-live-industry-rumpus-evening/10045064...

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One-day GDPR conference

One-day GDPR conference

31st January 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on 25 May 2018. Most charities and not-for-profit organisations realise they should be reviewing their data protection practices now, and taking steps to prepare, but it can be difficult to know where to start. This one-day conference, organised by Directory of Social Change in partnership with Russell-Cooke , will feature a s...

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Risk Assessment & Road Closures - AFO Training Day Report

Risk Assessment & Road Closures - AFO Training Day Report

8th June 2017

On Thursday 4th May, AFO members from a range of different festival from around the UK attended an AFO Training Day at The Hawth Theatre, Crawley. The session was delivered by Andy Grove of HighGrove Events Limited who had tailored the session specifically to meet requirements specified by AFO members in relation to risk assessments and road closures. Whilst covering the basics of risk ass...

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HMRC Digital Support for June

HMRC Digital Support for June

7th June 2017

Self-employed? Here are details of HMRC's digital support courses for June.   HMRC have a selection of webinars and e-learning available to help you get their tax right first time. Business Expenses for the self-employed: Do you know which business expenses are allowable? Find out about typical expenses including working from home and motoring expenses....

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Conference Questionnaire Delivers Enthusiasm

Conference Questionnaire Delivers Enthusiasm

24th January 2017

For those of you who had a chance to fill in the Conference 2016 Questionnaire, many thanks. The results have now been carefully analysed and quite clearly there is a wealth of enthusiasm out there for this event. As we set about planning 2017, provisional dates 10 – 12 November 2017, we look closely at what you as members and delegates liked, didn’t like, would like to see; we f...

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Green Events & Innovations Conference 2017 - discount for AFO members

Green Events & Innovations Conference 2017 - discount for AFO members

19th January 2017

A Greener Festival and ILMC are excited to release news of an important session that will take place at the forthcoming GEI9 in March... The Environmental Impact of Fireworks Nothing captures the right degree of pomp like a firework display, and these increasingly popular and ever more spectacular displays are now a common addition to many open-air events and festivals. But what impact ...

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