With a focus on Wales, this report investigates the potential opportunities for collaboration between the live music industries and Higher Education in addressing the skills gap identified by Creative and Cultural Skills and others.
A Bill to regulate the selling of tickets for certain sporting and cultural events; and for connected purposes. It failed to complete its passage through Parliament and was not passed into law.
UK Government report with an overview of the services provided to consumers by ticket agents in the U.K. Contains overall figures for ticket sales and the split between primary and secondary sellers and recommendations for the industry.
A report providing an evaluation of the Test Drive: North West (TD: NW) audience development project by Arts About Manchester which used spare capacity at performances and venues to offer a ‘smart discount’ or free tickets to first-time attenders.
This publication provides a commentary on the report ‘Sound Performance – The Economic Value of Music to the United Kingdom’ which summarises the statistical dimensions of the UK music industry, with particular reference to expenditure, turnover, ‘value added’ and overseas earnings.
Record of a debate in the House of Lords begun by Lord Bragg, and with contributions from others such as Lord Lloyd-Webber and Lord Puttnam.
Parliamentary Committee report for the Department of the Environment on ‘Pop Festivals’ with a Code of Practice, published by HMSO.
Second report of a parliamentary working group on Pop Festivals.
First report of a parliamentary working group on pop festivals.
Report, including committee minutes along with oral and written evidence, on the matter of ‘ticket touting’- i.e: the secondary market. Contains representations from event organisers, ticket agents (including those in the secondary market).