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Here are the latest news stories from the festival and event industry. Please also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Have a news story to tell? Send it to info@festivalorganisers.org and do add us to your press list.

 
Sustainability Workshops - 25 & 26 April 2020

Running Festivals in a Climate Crisis...
Published on: 9th March 2020

 
Open Air Business Gathering 2020

Meet fellow organisers, network, chat to suppliers and take home various knowledge to apply to your events this year....
Published on: 5th March 2020

 
Major guidance on markets

The National Market Traders Federation (NMTF) and The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) have put together ‘Market Matters’ - a guidance document for festival organisers looking to set up markets at their festivals....
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
Exploring the environmental footprint of festival food

Chris Johnson, chair of Powerful Thinking, recently joined an industry panel at ADE Green, to explore the environmental footprint of festival food....
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
When the Queen dies!

How will all this affect the events industry?...
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
GEI announces industry partnership with Stand Out Magazine

The Green Events and Innovations conference (GEI) and Stand Out Magazine have formed an industry partnership...
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
POST BREXIT – does this affect you, or can you assist?

Musicians’ Union Information gathering exercise...
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
Government proposes duty to protect public spaces from terror

Government to consult on Protect Duty to improves safety and security at public venues and spaces....
Published on: 28th February 2020

 
Are You A Creative Industry

Did you know that the creative industries contribute almost £13M to the UK economy every year?...
Published on: 26th February 2020

 
Security Industry Authority (SIA) Update

SIA Update...
Published on: 5th February 2020

 
Powering up the Site

HVO / BIOFUEL / RED DIESEL / WIND / SOLAR / BATTERIES & RENEWABLES...
Published on: 21st January 2020

 
Festival and Events Survey - RMS

Festival and Events Survey - RMS...
Published on: 16th January 2020

 
DCRS Radio Offer

Our very supportive colleagues at DCRS are offering this......
Published on: 16th January 2020

 
And you thought BREXIT was over

European Union...
Published on: 16th January 2020

 
It’s Not Just the Small Festivals

local authority requests...
Published on: 16th January 2020

 
Underneath the Stars Festival wins an Award!

Underneath the Stars Festival wins an Award...
Published on: 13th January 2020

 
UK Festival Awards 2019 Winners

UK Festival Awards 2019 Winners...
Published on: 13th January 2020

 
Calling All Unwanted Lanyards!

Unwanted Lanyards...
Published on: 20th November 2019

 
Can you help Cleckheaton Folk Festival

Help Cleckheaton Folk Festival...
Published on: 2nd November 2019

 
British Red Cross to stop providing first aid at events due to cost cutting

British Red Cross to stop providing first aid at events due to cost cutting...
Published on: 25th October 2019

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