Government cracks down on ticket touts

The use of computer software to bulk buy tickets for gigs and sporting events will be made illegal in an amendment to the Digital Economy Bill. The amendment will give the government the power to create a...

Event Village introduced for Brighton Marathon Weekend

Brighton Marathon Weekend, the race event, has introduced a new Event Village on Brighton beach for this year’s event. The Event Village will be open for the whole of Brighton Marathon Weekend (April 7-9,...

Name change for The Windsor Triathlon

The Windsor Triathlon, the race event, will become known as the Nuffield Health Royal Windsor Triathlon when it returns on June 18, 2017. Nuffield Health has become the title partner of the Royal Windsor...

BDO publishes live music festival insight report

BDO Mergers and Acquisitions has published its latest sector insight report into live music festivals. The report seeks to explore the impact of the mergers and acquisitions of festivals and other live music...

The Great Run Company partners with Arcadis

The mass participation run series, Great Run, has announced that Arcadis will become its City Development Partner in four of its key cities across the UK. The agreement covers the Simplyhealth Great...

European Athletics set to return to Glasgow

European Athletics is set to return to Glasgow for the first time in nearly 40 years when the city plays host to the 35th European Athletics Indoor Championships in 2019. The countdown to the Championships...

Demon Dayz Festival announced

AEG Presents / Goldenvoice, the entertainment group, has announced the launch of Demon Dayz – a one-day festival curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett – which will debut at Dreamland amusement park...

BVEP policy document on EU released

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has launched a policy document for the UK events industry’s exit of the European Union – “Opportunities for Global Growth in Britain’s Events...

Great British Food Festival moves location and dates

  The Staffordshire-based food event, Great British Food Festival, has announced it will be relocating to Weston Park. The event has taken place for the last four years at Shugborough Estate. More...

Festival travel trends revealed by Festicket

Festicket, the festival travel platform, has released new research revealing the travel habits of festivalgoers during 2016 and the trends we will see in 2017.  Some of its key findings have showed that...