Partners

Festival Safe is a cross-industry initiative that was created by festival director Jon Drape. It has been developed with the generous support of the contributing partners below.

Partners

Festival Safe is a cross-industry initiative that was created by festival director Jon Drape. It has been developed with the generous support of the contributing partners below.

Founding Funders

Global

Global is one of the world’s leading Media & Entertainment groups and Europe’s largest radio company.  With a portfolio of some of the largest and most respected media brands and music events, Global reaches 31 million people every week including 25 million on the radio alone. Global is the second biggest festival company in the UK.

Development & Content Partners

Broadwick Live

Broadwick Live is a global events business and rights owner behind a growing number of award-winning festivals and events including Snowbombing Europe and Canada, Festival Number 6, Hideout, Truck and Field Day. Broadwick Live also operates the critically acclaimed Printworks venue.

Ground Control UK

Ground Control are award winning live music and outdoor event production specialists.  They plan, manage and produce some of the UK’s most talked about festivals and concerts.

Royal Society for Public Health

RSPH is an independent health education charity and the world’s longest-established public health body. Their vision is that everyone should have the opportunity to optimise their health and wellbeing.

The Safety Officer

The Safety Officer is a specialist event safety consultancy with real-world experience bringing practical solutions to touring, festival, concert and sports events.

Derbyshire Constabulary

Derbyshire Constabulary are the territorial Police force responsible for policing the county of Derbyshire, England.

EMC Medical Services

EMC Medical Services provide a range of medical services at events and music festivals across the UK.

Brook

Brook are a registered charity who have been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years.

The Loop

The Loop are a non-profit social enterprise who provide the UK’s first and only drug safety testing service at festivals.  They also provide welfare and harm reduction services at nightclubs, festivals and other leisure events.

Safe Gigs For Women

Safe gigs for women is an initiative established by regular gig goers with the aim of creating a safer environment for women at gigs.

Attitude is Everything

Attitude is Everything are a registered charity who work to improve Deaf and disabled people's access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry.

U Live

U Live is a promoter and investor in live entertainment, with a festival portfolio including Love Supreme, Sundown and The Long Road.

Extinguisher Hire Limited

Experts in keeping festivals safe from the risk of fire.

Welfare Providers

The organisations below all provide non-judgemental and supportive welfare services at festivals across the UK.

The Loop

The Loop are a non-profit social enterprise who provide the UK’s first and only drug safety testing service at festivals.  They also provide welfare and harm reduction services at nightclubs, festivals and other leisure events.

Chill Welfare

Chill Welfare CIC was established as a social enterprise in 2015 in response to drug related deaths at music events and the changing trends in the use of alcohol, poly drugs, club drugs and legal highs.

Festival Welfare Services

Festival Welfare Services is a national registered charity which works with a bank of over 350 experienced professional volunteers. These come from a range of backgrounds from drug and alcohol workers, to CPN’s, RMN’s and staff nurses; to social workers and people who care deeply about people's wellbeing.

National Event Welfare Service

NEWS has been providing caring support by experienced and understanding professional staff to festivals nationally for over 20 years. They offer support at all levels including: the care of children & vulnerable adults; harm reduction advice & support around drugs/ alcohol and mental health; and provide a safe space to disclose abuse, self harm, or sexual and/or violent assault.

Psycare

PsyCare UK is a charity who work to provide welfare services at festivals. They focus on support for people having difficult drug related experiences and work alongside traditional first aid providers to relieve strain by providing specialised care.

The Samaritans

Samaritans Festival Branch attend around 18 festivals throughout the UK each summer to offer emotional support to those who need it.

Tiger Tea Welfare

TTK Welfare provides support at events to attendees who find themselves in trouble or distress and need a safe and secure place to turn for help.

Media Partners

Access All Areas

Access All Areas has been the UK event industry’s leading magazine for more than 21 years.

Ticketing Partners

Ticket Arena / Event Genius

Ticket Arena and Event Genius, together are one of the UK’s largest independent event technology providers and ticketing agent.

Kaboodle

Kaboodle is a ticketing and travel company that provides white label services to a host of major festivals across the UK and beyond.