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MUTA issues Saddlespan structure guidance

Guidance on the use of Saddlespan structures has been published by MUTA in a bid to educate organisers on their understanding of the specialist product. Saddlespan Installation: Guidance on Best Practice has...
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Six organisers bid to run London cycling festival

Six organisers have been short-listed to run a two-day festival of cycling in London – the first major public event that will use the Olympic Park when it reopens in 2013. Amaury Sport Organisation, owners...
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Pete Waterman announces Hyde Park gig

Pete Waterman has announced plans for a Hyde Park concert this summer featuring Jason Donovan, Rick Astley, Pepsi and Shirley and Bananarama, Hit Factory Live will take place on July 11 and will mark the 25th...
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Tectoniks launches inflatable “fan” structure

Tectoniks has launched The Sensu Pavilion, a temporary inflatable structure that takes inspiration from a Japanese folding fan. Sensu can be manufactured in a range of sizes and the design can be customised...
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3,500 Jubilee party applications received by councils

The Diamond Jubilee weekend looks set to be the biggest national celebration for decades with 3,500 road closure applications for street parties having been received by councils so far. According to the Local...
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LOCOG appoints stewarding contractors for London 2012

Seven event security companies have won contracts to supply the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games with stewards. The Event and Exhibition Partnership, AP Security, G4S, Knights and Sons, Sword...
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innocent drinks festival to return to Regent’s Park

Innocent’s summer festival is to return to Regent’s Park this July. As the official smoothie and juice of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, innocent will be hosting its very own fruit sports...
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Soundforms to launch mobile stage

Soundforms is to launch a mobile acoustic performance shell this evening, which is set to “revolutionise classical open air concerts”. The new product is the idea of conductor and producer Mark Stephenson...
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Shambala, LeeFest and Nozstock lined up for IOEX seminars

Stand Out magazine can reveal details of its Outstanding Seminars that will be hosted at IOEX next week. Three sessions will take place over two days, each focusing on sustainability, festival organisers and...
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NEC signs five-year sponsorship with Barclaycard

Barclaycard has signed a five-year partnership with the NEC Group. The move will see Barclaycard become official payment partner of The Ticket Factory and the LG Arena, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and...