COVID Event News & Updates
Keep up to date with the latest event industry news in light of COVID-19 and the everchanging rules and regulations.
Ecolibrium has issued a Sustainable Travel Guide for Artists & the Music Industry in response to research showing that audience travel accounts for around 80% of a typical greenfield event’s overall carbon emissions.
DHP Family’s charity music festival Beat the Streets raised £76,000 this year to provide housing and specialist support to rough sleepers in and around Nottingham.
Riverside Festival has announced the full line-up for RF By Night, a continued night-time programme after the festival finishes each day.
Isle of Wight Festival, Boomtown, Parklife, Boardmasters, Reading & Leeds, End of the Road and Standon Calling are among 105 UK festivals to have signed up to the Association of Independent Festival’s Safer Spaces campaign.
On the back of Europe’s first major K-pop festival, which saw more than 70,000 attend Frankfurt’s Kpop.Flex (pictured) last weekend, the event is to be rolled out at London’s The O2 arena from 22 – 24 September.
Three intimate summer shows have been announced ahead of this year’s All Points East festival, with Kenny Beats, Self Esteem, Sherelle and more on the line-up.
This latest addition to the growing Worthy Farm bill for this year’s festival, which is held from June 22-26, follows on from recent line-up announcements
Parklife has announced a last minute ticket re-sale after extra tickets were made available via an anti-tout scheme and failed payment plans.
Back in March, it was announced that the former Verve frontman would make a headline appearance at the festival at Crystal Palace Bowl on Saturday, August 6.
Glastonbury has announced the line-up for its Shangri-La area at this year’s festival, with the likes of Bob Vylan, Brass Against and Nova Twins set to perform.
Twickenham Stadium (cap. 82,000) is to host a day of entertainment this month, headlined by Craig David, in the buildup to the rugby Gallagher Premiership fixture between Harlequins and Gloucester.
Live Nation, Ticketmaster, SJM, AEG and AXS are among the key live event industry organisations working with Billie Eilish to present a multi-day event series at The O2, focused on addressing the climate crisis.
The Great British Beer Festival, organised by Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), is to return to Olympia London this Summer following a two-year hiatus, just in time to celebrate its 45th anniversary.
East Sussex’s long-running Brainchild Festival has announced its cancellation this year due to a number of post-pandemic factors threatening the event’s 2022 edition.
A host of new live outdoor events are to launch in the UK this Summer, including electronic music and family-friendly festivals, to add to an already crowded market.
North-east festival House of Barefoot - the first boutique event in the region - has added Sasha to its line-up.
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, which set up the vaccine hub at Oxford's Kassam Stadium last year, is marking the milestone by giving staff members pin badges.
The final names have been confirmed for the 2022 edition of TRNSMT Festival with Years & Years joining the bill as special guests – get tickets here.
Massive Attack (pictured) and The Smile are to headline experimental live shows this summer as part of a new ACT 1.5 sustainability project.
A shortage of crew, and continued pressure on production staff to work extended hours was one of the key concerns discussed at the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM) as the events industry prepares for one of the busiest seasons on record.
Eventa, has launched Festiva, an “ultimate family festival experience”, that will arrive in Great Harwood, East Lancashire on August 13 and 14, 2022.
Family and friends of TV presenter Caroline Flack have revealed details of Flackstock – a one-day festival to celebrate Caroline’s life with comedy, dance, and musical acts this summer.
The pair will perform the opening concert at The Warehouse Project’s new season, which will begin earlier than ever this year on the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Ticket fraudsters conned consumers out of almost £4 million in the last financial year, according Action Fraud (AF) – the national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.
Environmental pressure group Music Declares Emergency has partnered with music industry organisations and artists to host a week of events and initiatives calling for unity and action on the climate crisis.
Live Nation Entertainment-owned ticketed live stream platform Veeps has launched a suite of apps to make its shows directly accessible on smart TVs.
Youth charity The Prince’s Trust, alongside the NEC Group and event crewing company Crewsaders, recently hosted an events training programme for 18-30-year-olds in the West Midlands.