Bestival's Rob da Bank gives Festival Insight

Friday 23 February 2018
Rob da Bank 
©Lucy Ranson

Legendary festival organiser and DJ Rob da Bank joined an expert panel this week to give students an insight into the world of music festivals. 

Rob, who co-founded Bestival, joined Ele Beatie (co-founder of Field Maneuvers) and Fred Stuart (co-founder of Knee Deep Festival) to speak to Creative Events Management and Music students. 

The event took a Q&A format with students receiving expert feedback on cutting edge issues surrounding festival management. 

Creative Events Management student Henry Parminter-Gunn said: "Bestival it is one of my favourite festivals so it was an honour to be at this event, which gave a great insight into the goings-on behind the scenes at festivals!"

Adrian Bossey, Head of Cultural Management, added: "We're lucky to have such impressive industry connections. This event marks the start of a new relationship with Bestival, which is really exciting and will offer further opportunities for our students."