Category Archive: Our friends


Brand partnership – Clash Music

Brand partnerships are a very important part of Skiddle’s marketing mix, helping to strengthen our industry position and provide access to new audiences. We’ve recently signed a partnership deal with Clash Music and Clash Magazine and a primary part of the deal is to provide ticket links back to Skiddle that Clash will use in their…

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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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The Huge Benefits of Music Conferences

You’ll know the old adage – ‘it’s not so much what you know, it’s who you know’, and like virtually every other aspect of life, this rings true for promoters. Having the right connections in the industry can reap all sorts of benefits, from cheaper bookings to inside scoops, affordable  deals on sound and lighting and…

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Working with Radio 1

This week we’ve been working alongside the BBC in Norwich, helping them deliver Radio 1’s Academy. The events are designed to provide young people the opportunity to gain an insight into music and media, a hugely valuable aspect of the corporation’s public service remit. The BBC approached us wanting to exclusively use RapidScan for all their ticketing, so…

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How booking fees work

Guest post by Richard Howle People just don’t get booking fees. They don’t understand why, having paid for their tickets, they then have to pay extra just for the privilege of buying them. No one likes them, no one wants to pay for them (me included) and the ticketing industry is really poor at explaining them….

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Skiddle: On The Road – Wickerman 2013

So after months of prep work, hype and anticipation, Wickerman festival enters the final stretch. The much loved Dumfries & Galloway event prepares itself to become one of the festival gems of the calendar once again. Skiddle’s close ties with the Scottish festival culminate in a week of palpable synergy between events organizer and ticketing…

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