More than 3,000 seafood and music lovers braved heavy showers to attend the annual Fishstock Brixham festival on Saturday. The weather meant attendance numbers were slightly down on previous years, but the rain could not dampen the atmosphere which was electric with a fantastic line up of 22 bands playing to packed audiences on both the FalFish Acoustic and Coombe Fisheries Main Stage from 11am until midnight, with many festival goers staying to dance late into the night.
As part of the work BVEP is engaged in with the Tourism Alliance and VisitBritain in preparing an Industrial Strategy Sector Deal, some of the submission is likely to include measures to reduce regulatory burdens on businesses.
One of the proposals is to seek to extend Primary Authority across a range of regulations to which tourism and event business are subjected, so that tourism-related businesses across the UK have more certainty on how councils will interpret, administer and enforce both existing and new legislation.
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.