Larmer Tree Festival are turning 25!

Larmer Tree Festival are turning 25!

11 Mar 2015

Here’s the first announcement for their 25th birthday celebrations!  


New guidance launched for stages and event structures

New guidance launched for stages and event structures

11 Mar 2015

Ahead of revised HSE guidelines for the new Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations that come into force on April 6th and will affect all event sites, an industry group* has collaborated to create a new guidance document. The ‘Guidance for the Management & Use of Stages and related Temporary Event Structures’ brings clarity to working practices within the temporary…


Nozstock The Hidden Valley Release Tasty Lineup Tit Bits

Nozstock The Hidden Valley Release Tasty Lineup Tit Bits

11 Mar 2015

The Wu Tang Clan and Martha Reeves and The Vandellas have just been announced as the headliners for The Orchard at this year’s Nozstock The Hidden Valley festival. Joining them in Hereforshire this July is Beardyman, DJ Hype, Ed Rush & Opticial,  London Elektricity and Hospitality to name a few. This is the full list of acts announced for the…


AIF members are joining the Energy Revolution!

AIF members are joining the Energy Revolution!

20 Feb 2015

Seven AIF member festivals have already signed up to the Energy Revolution! Energy Revolution will facilitate accounting for the carbon emissions from journeys to and from festivals by giving people the option to support a renewable energy project when they buy their tickets to account for carbon emissions from their journey. You can find out how YOU can support the…


Y Not Festival are having a party and Snoop Dogg is invited

Y Not Festival are having a party and Snoop Dogg is invited

18 Feb 2015

  Y Not Festival are throwing their 10th birthday bash this year and have invited the likes of Primal Scream, Basement Jaxx and Snoop Dogg to come and help them drop it like it’s hot (sorry, I had to). The rest of the first announcement includes SAINT RAYMOND, NICK MULVEY, PULLED APART BY HORSES, RAE MORRIS, SLAVES, WE ARE THE…


Kendall Calling Announce 10th Birthday Lineup

Kendall Calling Announce 10th Birthday Lineup

17 Feb 2015

  Kendall Calling are turning double digits this year and to celebrate have announced their biggest lineup ever! This year they have FIVE, that’s right five headliners set to grace the stages at Lowther Deer Park over the last weekend of July.   LINE UP SO FAR: ELBOW / SNOOP DOGG / KAISER CHIEFS / THE VACCINES / JAMES KODALINE…


2000trees announce more bands!

2000trees announce more bands!

15 Feb 2015

    2000trees have just announced a bunch more bands for their killer 2015 lineup as well as the return of their Golden Ticket competition which you could win if you buy a ticket in the next few days! Joining Deaf Havana this July is The Xcerts, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Twilight Sad, Turbowolf, The Amazing Snakeheads, Feed the Rhino,…


Bestival's Summer Of Love - First acts announced!

Bestival’s Summer Of Love – First acts announced!

15 Feb 2015

Bestival have just unveiled this year’s theme and their first instalment of the lineup for 2015. It’s all about the Summer Of Love and The Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran, Underworld, Tame Impala and The Jacksons are just SOME of the massive names set to bring the love this summer. Rob da Bank says: “We’re taking it right back to our…


Farr Festival announces first wave of acts

Farr Festival announces first wave of acts

27 Jan 2015

AIF member Farr Festival has today revealed the first wave of artists to perform at the tastemaker festival in 2015. Amongst the announced artists is Erol Alkan who will be making his Farr Festival debut, along with Heidi, Gerd Hanson, Leon Vynhall, Tamo Sumo, Pender Street Steppers, Mr Ties, Ghost Culture, Romare, Mr Tophat & Art Alfie, Mr Beatnick and…


Isle of Wight Festival - the story so far

Isle of Wight Festival – the story so far

13 Jan 2015

The Isle of Wight Festival is now in its 14th year, and offers 12 stages of live music over a June weekend. Highlights include big main stage headliners, acoustic sets, DJ performances and up-and-coming talent showcases, alongside a variety of additional entertainment and activities such as the Bohemian Woods, Intoxicated Tea Rooms and Hipshaker. Check out Isle of Wight Festival…


AIF and its festivals join plea to Government to crack down on secondary ticketing

AIF and its festivals join plea to Government to crack down on secondary ticketing

12 Jan 2015

This weekend, AIF and its festivals joined 80 leading representatives of the music, sport and theatre industries to call on the Government to offer greater protection to fans by allowing an amendment to a clause in the Consumer Rights Bill. The clause would force secondary ticketing sites to be more transparent. The signatories in the open letter, published on The…


Blissfields collaborative video 2014

Blissfields collaborative video 2014

09 Jan 2015

At Blissfields 2014, for the second year running, DocTent ran a collaborative film making project. They worked with festival goers, performers and staff to capture moments from their weekend on their mobile phones and cameras, and put it all together into this one unique record of the event. This is the festival captured from many different perspectives, giving us a…