Iain Beaumont

Castle Director  -  Powderham Castle

Running festivals and live music events on your land

About Iain Beaumont

Iain has worked for a number of organisations, including the British Army, national Trust and currently, Powderham Castle in Devon. He has extensive operational experience in running large country estates and delivering large events, including this year’s summer programme comprising of Bryan Adams, Olly Murs, Little Mix, The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, a 3-day dance music festival, Country Fair and Food Festival.

Iain Beaumont, Castle Director at Powderham Castle, will discuss how to go about generating an additional from your land by diversifying into the world of live music festivals. The seminar will cover a broad range of topics including licencing ‘getting the basic’ right, working with promoters and event production companies. Powderham Castle hosted Radio 1’s Big Weekend in 2016, pulling on over 50,000 people. With music being a principal component of the Castle business, Iain is able to help give an insight to anyone wanted to understand how to break into this area.

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