Boomtown to conduct sound experiment

Boomtown Fair, along with three of its subcontractors, will be conducting a sound barrier experiment, with the aim of achieving maximum sound pressure levels on site for audience enjoyment whilst maintaining...

The Ideal Home Show announces record day visitors

  The Ideal Home Show, the home event organised by Media 10, which took place in London's Olympia, has concluded following record day visitors. The 17-day event ran from March 24 – April 9, 2017,...

The Great Run Company partners with Golazo Group

The Great Run Company and Golazo Group, the mass participation sports businesses, are collaborating to develop and market the Great Run event brand across the rest of the world. The partnership creates a...

Liverpool bid to host Commonwealth Games

Liverpool has announced its bid to host the Commonwealth Games, chaired by sports executive, Brian Barwick. The Liverpudlian – who is chair of the Rugby Football League (RFL), Super League Europe Ltd, the...

London Olympia bought for £296 million

A joint venture of institutional investors led and advised by Deutsche Finance International (DFI) and Yoo Capital (YC) has purchased the Olympia London Exhibition Centre for £296 million. Olympia London...

Tramlines Festival to open for crowdfunding

Sheffield’s people and businesses will be given the opportunity to buy shares in the city’s local music festival, Tramlines Festival, as part of a £1.2 million bid. The bid is being put together by Music...

Glasgow International to return in 2018

Glasgow International, the citywide art festival, will return for its eighth edition in 2018, under the direction of Richard Parry, who joins the festival after serving as curator-director of the Grundy Art...

The Open teams up with the Grand National

The Open, the golf event, has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July. The partnership will see The Open and The Randox...

Human Race Events acquires Xtra Mile Events

Human Race, under parent ownership of Le Tour de France owners, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O), has acquired the Manchester-based company, Xtra Mile Events, which organises nine mass participation events in...

New law for pyrotechnics at music festivals

A revision of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 now makes it illegal for individuals to carry pyrotechnic articles at music events, namely, festivals. “Section 134 – Possession of pyrotechnic articles at...