Met police to use facial recognition software at Notting Hill carnival

Police will use facial recognition software to scan the faces of tens of thousands of revellers at this year’s Notting Hill carnival even though...

Symphotech helps Scarborough Open Air Concerts expand

Event sound monitoring and health and safety expert, Symphotech, was brought in to help Scarborough Borough Council expand their successful Open Air Theatre summer...

Hope & Glory organisers issue apology and accusations

Organisers of the calamitous Hope & Glory Festival in Liverpool have released a lengthy statement on the event’s Facebook site after cancelling the second...

Arm & Hammer launches “apothecary tent” experiential campaign at Wilderness Festival

Arm & Hammer has today announced an experiential campaign to promote their toothpaste at Wilderness festival. The campaign was conceived and developed by Chorus,...

Behind the scenes at Grillstock 2017

https://eventindustrynews.wistia.com/medias/5thsxjhyqn?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640   Perfect BBQ weather and the smell of sizzling steak greeted EIN when we visited the Grillstock in Bristol this June to speak to co-founder,...

Colour Sound keeps the Secret

Secret Garden Party (SGP) has been one of the coolest, funkiest, most respected and well-loved independent arts and music festivals on the UK scene....

Police appeal after more than £30,000 of festival takings were stolen

Police are investigating after more than £30,000 of takings were stolen from a Nottinghamshire music festival. WellowFest at Chapel Farm in Wellow, near Ollerton, took...

The Legends producing #game4grenfell with QPR

TV football event specialists The Legends are joining forces with Queens Park Rangers FC to produce the #Game4Grenfell at Loftus Road on Saturday 2nd...

Evolution Dome Last Minute Life Savers

The events world is fast paced and ever changing. Problems can arise in a split second with anything from a venue to catering, cancelling...

Last Minute Lifesavers 2017

There are forever changes in event world. Clients, the weather, performers, local and national news and all points between can have an impact on...

DCRS Last Minute Life Savers

Two-Way Radios can often be one of the first things to arrive on site on the build-up of an event but what do you...

BIG TV: Last Minute Life Savers

“Thank you soooooooooo much for yesterday. It wasn’t the easiest of days to hold an event (and that’s probably an understatement) but on the...

Extreme Medics: Last Minute Life Savers

Whatever your event, where ever it is, Extreme Medics have you covered The success or failure of an event is borne from days of pre-planning,...

Superheroes of Live Events: An award-winning team with a reputation for saving the day

When the police get into trouble they call the Armed Response Team, when sailors are in distress they call the coast guard, and when...

Out of darkness into light – the articulation of Elbow

Photo Credit: Maria Zhytnikova When lighting designer Cate Carter first conjured with Elbow appearing at the Barclaycard Summer Time (BST) annual concert series in Hyde...
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Podcast: Are European festivals out of touch with younger audiences?

https://eventindustrynews.wistia.com/medias/dyewambr5e?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Download this episode (right click and save) Joining the Event Industry News podcast this week is Dr Chris Kemp, who specialises in human movement and...

Thousands evacuated after huge fire breaks out at festival

Around 22,000 people have been evacuated from the Tomorrowland Unite festival in Barcelona after a fire broke out on the main stage. No injuries have been...

Festival disputes ‘underage drinking’ claims

The organiser of the Whitstable Oyster Festival confirmed there were no incidents of underage drinking at the event, after a group of youths "smashed...

Flashback Festival is cancelled

The Flashback Festival due to be held at Thoresby Park next month has been cancelled by the organisers. The three-day event, from August 18-20, was...

Robe Pointes to Carl Cox at The HRBR Project

It’s always exciting to be involved in a new event and the positive buzz, energy and hashtags spread as infectiously as the groove and...

Refunds as Pokemon GO Fest beset by glitches

As many as 20,000 attendees at a Pokemon Go festival in Chicago are being offered refunds after technical glitches meant fans were mostly unable...

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