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Kenkaato produce first MIA Park concert

Dubai-based event production company Kenkaato has produced the first live public music event to be staged in the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park in Doha, Qatar. The concert was headlined by Yusuf Islam/Cat...
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MUTA’s StructureSafe training recognised by LOCOG

The StructureSafe on-site safety training course for marquee and temporary fabric structures crews has gained recognition by LOCOG, MUTA has announced. StructureSafe is now one of several approved...
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Green events conference announced

A Green Events and Innovations Conference is to take place on March 16 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. Hosted by A Greener Festival and Bucks New University, supported by the Association of...
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Outdoor arena to be created for Rocket Man gig

Elton John is to headline the inaugural Tower Festival Headland in Blackpool. The event, which takes place on June 16, will see the creation of a fully-seated outdoor arena, and will be produced by Marshall...
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Camley joins Olympic Park Legacy Company

Mark Camley, former chief executive of The Royal Parks Agency, has been appointed as director of park operations at the Olympic Park Legacy Company. He will be responsible for the running of around 250 acres...
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Dress rehearsal for London 2012 Torch Relay

A full dress rehearsal that will test the operations for the Olympic Torch Relay will take place on Friday, April 20. LOCOG is keen to test the convoy, crew and communications procedures in advance of the...
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New summer venue to launch

The organiser behind the Bloomsbury Big Top is to launch a new summer venue – The London Pavilion Bloomsbury. Awesome Events has been granted permission by the Coram’s Fields and Harmsworth Memorial Trust...
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Hyde Park events must meet new licensing measures

A raft of measures that will impact on the events held in Hyde Park have been revealed following a licensing review by Westminster Council. The Royal Parks, Environtmental Health and the council have agreed...
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BT to headline sponsor London Live concerts

BT is to headline sponsor a series of London Live events in Hyde Park, Trafalgar Square and Victoria Park. BT London Live will feature as part of the London 2012 celebrations, which will be free to join in,...
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BEcause hired for bowel cancer roadshow

The Department of Health (DH) has appointed BEcause to help educate older consumers about the early symptoms of bowel cancer via a major national roadshow. The “Be Clear on Cancer” campaign launches today...