• Cheltenham Festival

    BAFA: Festivals mean business

  • Blue Sky Festival


  • Brighton Festival

    BAFA: Festivals mean business

  • Buxton Fringe Festival

    BAFA: Festivals mean business

  • Salisbury Festival

    BAFA: Festivals mean business

A Festival Career - Student Conference

'A Festival Career' 

The 2017 A Festival Career will be held in Lonodn on the afternoon of 29 November. BAFA are confirming theprogramme and venue for the 2017 Conference. Sign up here to be the first to hear any updates:

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Thank you to Manchester Metropolitan University for hosting A Festival Career. The event was packed full of networking round tables, competition pitches and 'There's No Such Thing as a Problem...' panel discussion. Find the resources and read about the event on our blog or in our story.


Panel Speakers

Round Table Hosts

Festival Dragons

Competition brief

The Spark Festival Video

Brighton Fringe Highlights


Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival Video

2015 BAFA 'A Festival Career' Conference

Thank you to London South Bank University for hosting us and to all of the delegates who came along. A huge thank you especailly to the great speakers who gave up their time to give us an insight into working in the world of festivals and events. Hearing about the good times (and the not so good) always makes for an entertaining and illuminating event! 

2015 Resources:

The Festival Dragons

Roundtable speakers

The panel

Watch the panel speakers' festival videos

Dragons' Den winner

Previous programmes