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SXS Events appointed to 2012 Bayside Festival

Mainsail has appointed SXS Events to handle all technical production at Weymouth’s Bayside Festival, which will be situated along the town’s beachfront from July 27 until August 12. SXS has been...
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Y Not takes over management of Truck Festival

The organisers of Y Not Festival have stepped in and saved Truck Festival, after its event management company, INevents, entered voluntary liquidation last November. Truck Festival will return on July 20-21,...
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New name and location for RIBEX

RIBEX has been renamed The Powerboat and RIB Show and will move to Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth following 13 years in Weymouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Organiser, Hugo Montgomery-Swan hopes that the...
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Touch launched by industry heavyweights

Patrick Collins, Nick Bender, Colette Murphy and Mike Ford have launched Touch Associates. The new venture will be based in Leatherhead, Surrey, and offer venue finding, event management, event communications,...
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Pleasure Gardens to host Bloc Weekender

Bloc has a new home for 2012. The London Pleasure Gardens will host the dance event from July 6-7 and will carry a 6am licence. Bloc will use a combination of custom-built stages and structures to deliver a...
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Jubilee Pagaent and festival plans revealed

The organisers of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant have revealed major details of the 1,000-boat flotilla that will mark the Queen’s 60 years of reign. The Pageant will take place on Sunday, June 3 and...
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2012 security planning exercises begin

The Met Police Marine Policing Unit and the Royal Marines are taking to the River Thames this week as part of Olympic safety and security planning. To help further develop the safety and security operation...
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Temporary structure alert published

The Institute of Structural Engineers has published on alert aimed at those who commission, buy or licence temporary stages and structures. The document, which can be downloaded here, has been issued in light...
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Visionary moves

Arena Group has launched Arcus. Stand Out headed to Bree, Belgium, to discover more about the upscale temporary structure and its new features Grahame Muir holds a pair of binoculars. He has not taken up bird...