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Thousands cheer on Paralympic Flame celebrations

Thousands gathered in Aylesbury Town Centre last night to welcome the Paralympic torch and enjoy an evening of pyro, music, dance, fireworks and projection mapping in a free Paralympic Flame Celebration. The...
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Stand Out launches Temporary Structure Guide with MUTA

Stand Out magazine and MUTA have developed and launched a guide to temporary structures in order to aid event organisers in their search for unusual, new and also practical tents and structures. Over the last...
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G4S will make estimated £50m loss on Olympic contract

G4S has posted its half yearly results and says that it will make an estimated £50 million loss on its Olympic and Paralympic Games contract. Excluding its London 2012 contract, the security company has...
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800 athletes to take part in Our Greatest Team Parade

The Mayor of London, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) have released more details of the Our Greatest Team Parade, which will take place on Monday, September 10...
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Thames Festival plans revealed by organiser

The organisers of The Mayor's Thames Festival 2012 have released details of the event that is set to takes place on September 8 and 9 – 800,000 people are expected to descend on the banks of the Thames from...
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AEO calls on industry to save Earls Court

The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) is calling on the events industry to back its campaign to save Earls Court – the AEO is urging the Government and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to...
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RideLondon organiser announced

The London and Surrey Cycling Partnership (LSCP), a joint venture between the organisers of the London Marathon and The Tour of Britain (SweetSpot Group), has won the bid to organise RideLondon, a weekend-long...
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Our Greatest Olympic Team to parade through London

As the whole country celebrates Team GB's biggest medal haul for over 100 years, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson in conjunction with the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association has...