Uniting and empowering independent festivals

The Association of Independent Festivals is a non-profit trade association created to represent and empower independent festivals. The key aim is to help the businesses of our individual members and overall needs of the independent festival sector.

"The AIF: the closest thing you can get to a union as an independent promoter. Indispensable." – Freddie Fellowes, Secret Garden Party

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The Secret Garden Party


Our resource area contains a range of downloadable documents and links intended to help you with the efficient and safe management of your events.

Some of the documents consist of content from previous AIF events, in addition to bespoke guides and documents produced by external companies. You will also find links to helpful sites and documents that are hosted elsewhere.

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Festival Congress Nominees 2015 – CONFIDENTIAL

This download is for members only. Resource added: 24 Sep 2015

Festival Congress Award Nomination – Unique Festival Arena – Room No. 7 2000trees

This download is for members only. Resource added: 24 Sep 2015

AIF Green Manifesto Survey Report

This download is for members only. Resource added: 21 Sep 2015