Stand Out Magazine's October edition will include features on waste management, staging and rigging and event safety. So, if your event or festival has introduced a new waste management plan, or engaged a new staging contractor, or redesigned your stages, or produced an event with an amazing rigging solution, or changed your event safety plans they would love to hear from you.
Forum Training are running a Safeguarding Children for Charities Conference in London on 18 January 2018.
Children are exposed to increased dangers as our world becomes more technologically advanced . We need to make sure our safeguarding procedures are up-to-date. Charities that come into contact with children and young people need to train staff on new types of safeguarding risks and how to prevent abuse both on-and offline.
Wild Rumpus, organiser of Just So Festival, has revealed details of the first New Zealand edition.
Just So Festival New Zealand will be an annual, intimate, weekend-long festival and imaginative outdoor adventure like no other.
Awards Deadline extended to 11 September 2017.
Fantastic for Families is a year-round arts listings website and national promotional campaign to families, run by the Family Arts Campaign . Fantasticforfamilies.com will launch on 1st October and will replace the national Family Arts Festival, which previously took place during October.
We were sad to hear that WellowFest in Nottinghamshire has been targeted by thieves. Do take time to review your money handling policy and remind your festival team to be alert and vigilant.
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Diversity is the future of farming. More and more farms are looking at branching out into more than one area to establish multiple streams of income which will allow business to remain resilient in times where subsidies are falling and trade deals with the EU are up in the air. A recent study by Farm Business Innovation revealed that out of almost 300 farmers and rural business owners polled, over 74% are more likely to diversify their land in response to Brexit, and this number is only going to grow as the realities of the current economic climate sink in.
Please see below links to updated advice from the Home Office which may be of interest.