01
Dec
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Case Study: The Social

Photo: The Social The Social is an independent, underground dance music festival curated by Nic Fanciulli’s long-serving record label Saved Records that shares its passion for house and techno with the local community. Since launching in 2013 it has grown into one of the nation’s favourite boutique dance music festivals, hosting both a summer and winter edition…

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30
Nov
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Case Study: Loopallu

Photo: Loopallu Credit: Paul Campbell Loopallu started off primarily as a festival geared towards entertaining the local community, but soon grew to become one of Scotland’s up and coming stars, delivering line ups including Franz Ferdinand, Jake Bugg and Mumford & Sons alongside the best local talent. Despite being held in Ullapool, a remote village…

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29
Nov
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Case Study: Oxted Beer Festival

About Oxted Beer Festival Now positioned as Surrey’s premier beer and music festival, Oxted began life back in July 2012 when the Oxted & Limpsfield Cricket Club were looking for ways to raise money. Finding a two week gap in the club’s match schedule, the event went ahead and despite taking a financial risk the…

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23
Nov
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Skiddle at the Festival Awards

This year we’re sponsoring the UK Festival Awards and Conference, which takes place in The Roundhouse Theatre on Monday 28th November. The awards celebrate everything great about festivals, with accolades ranging from Best Festival and Best New Festival even down to Best Toilets, with the industry given the opportunity to meet up and congratulate the innovators in…

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17
Nov
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Parliament’s CMS Committee Recommends Fresh Investigation on ‘Ticket Abuse’

Photo: Parliament.UK Following Tuesday’s marathon Parliamentary debate, the Culture, Media and Sports Committee were left unsatisfied by representatives from high ranking companies in the Secondary Ticketing industry, as well as the primary, and have recommended that further investigation is warranted into the ticketing industry as a whole.  Their focus had been primarily on the use of…

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17
Nov
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Case Study: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

Photo: Belladrum About Belladrum Nestled in the stunning, picturesque surrounds of Beauly in the Scottish Highlands, Belladrum Tartan Heart is one of the most loved independent festivals in the UK, with a loyal fan base that returns every single year to soak up the unique sights and sounds of the Inverness-shire weekender. From humble beginnings the festival…

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