Music concerts and festivals dominate leisure sector

New research from Mintel, the market intelligence agency, has revealed leisure sector sales have been dominated by music concerts and festivals over the past five years. Out of all leisure sectors between...

Samphire takes to Crowdfunder for festival’s finances

Independent music and arts festival, Samphire, has taken to Crowdfunder to raise funds and support for the three-day event. Taking place from July 8-10, 2016, Samphire will be located in Somerset woodlands...

EU referendum on EventHuddle agenda

Industry figures will gather on January 13 to discuss the EU referendum and its impact on the events sector. At 1 Wimpole Street, London, EventHuddle, the industry discussion forum, will put forth the question...

Copper Box Arena selected to host Darts Masters

The Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been selected by the British Darts Organisation (BDO) and the darts brand, Winmau, as the venue for the 43rd Winmau World Masters from 2016. As part...

Lord’s sees eight per cent increase in events turnover

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), owner of Lord’s Cricket Ground, announced today an eight per cent increase in turnover for its events business in 2015 compared to 2014. The sports venue, which has 12...

Lime Venue Portfolio release annual figures

Lime Venue Portfolio (LVP) has released its annual figures, recording another year of business growth. The brand posted an annual turnover of more than £40 million across its portfolio of managed venues for...

The O2 reveals temporary outdoor event space

The O2, London’s music and entertainment venue, has revealed a new temporary outdoor space available for events. The Quadrant features 2,500 square metres of open space at the front of The O2, for outdoor...

Goose Live Events to deliver 10th annual Costa Book Awards

Live events agency, Goose, will deliver the annual Costa Book Awards for its 10th anniversary event, which takes place in London on January 26, 2016. The Goose team has been appointed to manage the event again...