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Festival Republic announces apprenticeship scheme

Festival Republic has announced plans to introduce an apprenticeship scheme at Reading and Leeds Festivals as well as an internship scheme. Two apprenticeships, one at Reading Festival and one at Leeds...
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Giant event set to take Belfast by storm

Belfast’s Titanic Slipways are set to host a 45-minute theatrical performance that will mark Northern Ireland’s mythical, industrial and cultural giants. Land of Giants will take place on June 30 and will...
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Eurostar enters festival market with Traction

Eurostar has entered the festival market and will on July 14 present Traction, a one-day music event at Granary Square, London. The festival will be curated by DJ Gilles Peterson and will form part of the...
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Live from Jodrell Bank details revealed

Jon Drape, live director, Ear to the Ground, has revealed details of Live from Jodrell Bank 2012. The 2011 event, which took place for the first time last year, saw 5,000 people stand in the shadow of the...
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Whole Nine Yards win Coca Cola overlay contract

Whole Nine Yards is to manage the construction of overlay at Coca Cola’s four large Olympic torch relay celebrations in Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds and Cardiff. Glasgow’s George Square (June 8),...
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Event scholarships offer experience at London 2012

Twelve event management professionals or students are being given the chance to learn and gain experience at Wimbledon and London 2012 – the Event Business Academy has launched an event scholarship programme...
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Scottish Open unveils new title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Management has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of the Scottish Open. The announcement, made at Edinburgh Castle, will see the global management group sponsor the event over the next three...
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UK exhibitions sector generated £11bn in 2010

New figures released by FaceTime, the promotional agency for face-to-face marketing, have revealed that the UK exhibitions sector generated £11 billion in spending and contributed £5.6 billion in value added...
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Silverstone to increase capacity at GP by 3,500

Demand for tickets for the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix is so high that Silverstone has announced it is to add two new grandstands at the event, increasing capacity by 3,500. According to...