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New PRS study looks at ticket pricing

PRS for Music has produced a report that looks at the pros and cons of discounted ticketing. Entitled A House Divided: The economics of discounting tickets, the research looks at Live Nation’s recent deal...
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New home for Hemingway’s Vintage

Wayne Hemingway’s Vintage Festival has announced a new home for 2012 – Boughton House in Northamptonshire will host the event from July 13-15. It’s the first time Boughton House, which stands in 2,000...
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Ultimate announce Christmas 2012 at the Roundhouse

The Ultimate Experience has announced Christmas 2012 plans – it will partner with the Roundhouse and manage a range of events from November 21 to December 10.   “We are very excited about the...
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Scottish Event Awards launched

The Scottish Event Awards have launched for 2012 and are now accepting entries. Scottish event organiser, suppliers and venues are being asked to submit details of their very best events and services,...
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Kite runner set to help New Year’s Day parade soar

Over 50 kites and 20 birds of prey carrying the Queen's official logo will line the 2.2-mile route of the London New Year's Day Parade, the first event to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year. An...
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Dubai Airshow announces record figures

Dubai Airshow has reported a seven per cent increase in trade visitors and an order book four times larger than the previous event in 2009. Orders totaling US$63.3 billion have been recorded and an eight...
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London 2012 ceremonies budget doubled

The Government has released £41 million of public money to help fund the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The extra cash now takes the budget for the four ceremonies to...
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Santa’s Grotto goes high-tech in Selfridges

Wellpleased Events has created Selfridges Christmas Grotto, using a range of LED lighting, LED tape and lasers to create colours reminiscent of the Northern Lights. The grotto, situated in the department...