The Great Escape to partner with BBC Music

The Great Escape (TGE), the festival for new music, has announced a new partnership with BBC Music. Now in its 12th year, the festival will take place from May 18-20, 2017, in Brighton. In addition to its...

Festival on the Wall cancelled

Festival on the Wall, the music festival that was due to take place from August 4-6 at Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, has announced its cancellation, citing operational difficulties. A statement taken...

Vivid Sydney reveals expansion plans

The festival of light music and ideas, Vivid Sydney, has announced expansion plans for 2017, with a new precinct at Barangaroo, an expanded light walk through the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and imaginary...

London Boat Show announces event changes

British Marine Boat Shows, organiser of the London Boat Show, has announced plans for a re-defined event for next year. Starting on January 10 until 14, the now five-day event will open further away from...

HIC Yorkshire rebrands to Harrogate Convention Centre

A North Yorkshire event venue has announced a new name and re-branding as part of long-term plans to strengthen and maintain its competitiveness. Harrogate International Centre (HIC Yorkshire) will drop its...

CHS contributes £500k to local economy

The Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS), the event for venue finders, event organisers and PAs, contributes more than £500k to the local economy, an economic impact study has found. The independent...

Global creates new commercial team

Global, the media and entertainment group, has created a new commercial team to develop brand partnerships for its portfolio of 17 festivals across the UK, Europe and Canada. The seven-strong commercial...

Strictly Come Dancing: The Spectacular cancelled

Strictly Come Dancing: The Spectacular, the event that celebrates the TV show, has been cancelled due to lack of demand. The organiser, SME London, has posted a statement on the event’s website, which was...

The O2 and Como No create Hola London

Live event producer, Como No, and The O2 have launched The O2 presents Hola London, a one-day celebration of all things Latin American. Artists from Dominican Republic, Colombia and Spain will take over The...