It’s one of Europe’s biggest independent music festivals, with five music stages and a huge spoken word tent, yet here we are in a small tent on the periphery which is genuinely ‘ram-packed’. No, it’s not a secret Ezra Furman gig, but a talk about Fair Fashion, organised by the Wales TUC.
Throughout the Green Man [...]
Today sees the start of Fashion Revolution Week. The event kicked off with a special Fashion Question Time event at the houses of parliament and activities will continue through the week leading towards Fashion Revolution Day on Sunday 24th April – the anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh. We have blogged about this [...]Read more
We were delighted to be involved in the film screening of The True Cost in Hay last week. It’s a powerful and eye-opening documentary film that takes us behind the scenes of the fashion industry. It explained how fast fashion and consumerism has changed the face of the fashion industry, putting huge pressures on workers [...]Read more
As part of some recent research we undertook for a client, I had the onerous task of visiting council websites from across Scotland, England and Wales. To say they were a mixed bag would be the understatement of the year. It struck me that far from leading the way on sustainable development, many of the [...]Read more
We are running a new event this Easter in Hay on Wye. Hay Spring Fair has a focus on green issues but we hope it will also be fun for all the family. If you are in the area please come and join us!Read more
You may be wondering what on earth has been going on at Seventeen Events lately. In the past few months we’ve handed over our Sustainable Events Summit to new partners, and we’ve moved from London and our home at Container City to the beautiful Welsh border town of Hay on Wye.
It’s been an incredible [...]
Here’s a new blog I’ve posted on Event Magazine about the aftermath of 2012 – and how you can book tickets to this year’s Sustainable Events Summit. Read all about it here.Read more
As many of you will know, for the past three years Seventeen have run an annual Sustainable Events Summit. First at One Wimpole Street, then at the Barbican, we aimed to create a platform for industry professionals to meet, discuss and debate the issues around sustainability at events. Our speaker line up was an eclectic [...]Read more
I’ve written a blog on the Event Magazine website about the current furore at London Met which threatens many students studying for event management degrees. You can check it out here.Read more
For anyone who missed my blog on www.eventmagazine.co.uk – here’s another chance to read it…
You would be forgiven for having one or two nerves about the upcoming London Olympics. It has not exactly been plain sailing over the past four weeks as we are getting closer and closer to the games. The list is long [...]