Festivals: sustainability, survival and the future of the industry

Tuesday 6 February, 2018 – Tuesday 6 February, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Newton Park Campus

Join us for an exploration of the festival, events and creative industries scene. This networking and socialising opportunity is built around an evening of music and arts, followed by a discussion on the future of the festivals industry with a panel of experts.

Kick off your evening from 6pm with drinks, music and a stage production showcase from The Glade Area - a Bath Spa University and Glastonbury Festival collaboration. Debate with industry experts will follow from 6.30pm.

Guest speakers

  • Michael Eavis (founder of the Glastonbury Festival)
  • Kizzy Morrell (community champion, Regional Youth Music Awards founder)
  • Phil Castang (Bristol Music Trust, BathFest, Bath Guitar Festival)
  • Judith Robinson (Head of Programming at Bath Festivals)
  • Doug Francisco (Creative Director at The Invisible Circus)

The evening features a stage production showcase from Hot Cheeks - the team behind the Glastonbury Festival Glade Area.

Hosted by Bath Business School and the Creative Business Network, this event is open to Bath Spa students from any discipline, as well as the general public.

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