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Juba announces Assurance compilation celebrating femme artists from the Global South

Berlin-based, British-Nigerian DJ Juba has announced the release of a new compilation celebrating the music of femme producers from across the Global South. ‘The Assurance...

Interviewees confirmed so far include Kampire, Badsista, Liliane Chlela and Valesuchi

British-Nigerian DJ Juba has launched a new podcast, Assurance, celebrating women DJs in the Global South.

The first episode is live now, and features an interview...

Cape Town-based artist Gina Jeanz features on the first episode of the new series

Berlin-based DJ Juba has launched a second series of her podcast, Assurance, which focuses on women-identifying DJs from the developing world.

The first episode of...

Festivals may face bankruptcy if they are forced to cancel again in 2021

The organisers of Glastonbury Festival have called for “direct financial support” from the government amid ongoing difficulties in obtaining live events cancellation insurance for next...

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has issued the warning to the Chancellor

UK festivals are under threat of cancellation without Government insurance, The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has said.

Following the announcement of the UK government's "roadmap"...

Boomtown (pictured) cancelled its 2021 event after citing a lack of insurance support from the UK government

Festival cancellations are inevitable without coronavirus insurance, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has said.

Following the announcement of the UK government's "roadmap" to reopening...

Chor Ng was aware of building’s pre-existing electrical issues...

The owner of Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse - the scene of a 2017 tragedy that killed 36 clubbers at a 100% Silk party in December...

Venues can now have the same representation as fabric when facing legal disputes...

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has struck a deal with insurance specialists NDML and legal protection specialists Rradar to provide night time businesses —...

The plan has been slammed as “too late” for many

The UK Government has announced that UK festivals are set to be covered by £750 million insurance scheme.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Live Events Reinsurance...

Only when events are guaranteed to happen will support be considered as an option

The UK Government will not consider festival insurance until lockdown ends, according to culture secretary Oliver Dowden. 

Speaking at a Department for Culture, Media and...

76% of remaining events scheduled for July and August are currently at risk 

The UK festival season is on “red alert” over COVID-19 insurance, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has warned.

Over one quarter of festivals with...

The news comes after rumours of a possible “wave of cancellations” due to the Government's lack of insurance plan for festivals

Boomtown Fair has cancelled its 2021 event, citing a lack of insurance support from the UK government.

The Winchester-based festival is one of a number of...

The House of Commons' Select Committee spoke with MP Caroline Dinenage yesterday (24th)

Introducing a UK festival insurance scheme risks ‘pulling the rug’ from under events, Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage has said.

Following the announcement from Prime Minister...

The scheme, which launched last week, doesn't cover against staff catching the virus or having to self-isolate

The UK Government's long-anticipated UK Live Events Reinsurance Scheme opened to events organisers last week as a means to cover the events industry should new...

Most of the UK's remaining festivals planned for this summer are at risk of cancellation without government intervention

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has renewed its call for an urgent intervention from the UK government for festivals this summer after the easing of coronavirus restrictions was delayed...