Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council polls residents on Hogmanay future

Edinburgh City Council is polling residents on how Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations should be delivered from 2022 onwards. The council has contracted Progressive, a market research company,...
Events Research Programme

Government reveals launch of Events Research Programme

The Government has confirmed the creation of an Events Research Programme, which will include a series of pilot events that will use “enhanced” testing procedures, and other measures, to determine whether...
ARG ESSA

Event industry must take action on unpaid ARG funding

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) is urging members and non-members alike to ask their MPs to take urgent action on unpaid Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG) to SMEs in the events...
Air Tattoo

Royal International Air Tattoo 2021 cancelled

The organiser of the Royal International Air Tattoo, has announced the cancellation of the major event this summer. In a statement, the directors of RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises revealed that this...
Pearle

Pearle publishes COVID-19 reopening map of Europe

Following its initiative in May 2020, Pearle has published a new edition of the Map of Europe, detailing updates on the re-opening of venues for live cultural events. Based on the information provided by...
Yourope

Yourope calls for financial help and clear guidance

Yourope, the European Festival Association, has called for a financial bailout plan and a clear strategy so that organisers can develop a summer 2021 event calendar. In a statement, Yourope said: “We owe...