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Superact are recruiting 8 part time regional managers (one position per each of the following regions: South East, East of England, London, West Midlands, East Midlands, North West, North East and Yorkshire & Humberside) to be part of a team delivering a national community music event.
The project aims to promote community cohesion through the creation of local community music events which bring people together to celebrate the amateur and voluntary musicians in their area and encourage new people to get involved in music making activities.
AFO Members EventbriteUK are hosting a free webinar on Wed 27th March.
The webinar will focus on:
- Using new technologies/social media to know your audience better
- Using new technologies/social media to grow your festival audience
- Using new technologies/social media to make more revenue (attract sponsors, promote merchandise for sale...)
Register today with the link below:
Temporary Demountable Structures Course
The new and revised better than ever Temporary Demountable Structures course is back with the latest changes including lessons learnt from the Olympics.
The procurement, use and design of Temporary Demountable Structures (TDS)
In association with Star Events Group.
“One of the HSE’s biggest surprises from their recent inspection work across the country was the lack of knowledge in and use of TDS3”.
The failure of any temporary demountable structure (TDS), no matter how small, could have devastating effects.
Sangeet Ratna Award Young Musician of the year for Indian Music
An award for UK residents performing Classical Indian Music
Application deadline Friday 29 March 2013
Milapfest, in association with Arts Council England, is looking for a talented young artiste engaged in the performance of Classical Indian music in Britain to become the first Sangeet Ratna - Young Musician of the Year for Indian Music.
Do you need cancellation insurance for your events this season?
Here are 6 reasons to consider it…
1. Are you planning an event featuring a named artist or speaker? Could you be affected by their travel delays?
2. What would be the cost to you if they were unable to appear?
3. Could you be affected by bad weather i.e. Rain? Loss of power? Strikes?
4. Would you need to refund tickets?
5. Do you depend upon key artists whose illness would impact your income streams?
Today (March 5) sees the launch of “Zero waste events: a 2020 vision”, a new event industry roadmap initiative with the goal of no waste being sent to landfill from UK events by the end of the decade.
Applications are currently being accepted for the Awards for Young Musicians scheme.
Grants of between £200 and £2000 are available to give talented 5-17 year olds the opportunity to experience high-quality music music or contribute towards their musical life.
The January ABC print circulation figures have been published and might be useful to you when planning your advertising budgets.