Top tips for tackling arts management with Keith Howison

From booking DJ’s at long-standing night, The Rhumba Club in Scotland and The Gardening Club in London, to working with some of the world’s biggest stars, including Madonna, Kylie, Britney Spears, Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Snoop Dogg, Keith Howison has forged a solid career in talent booking and festival organisation over his 30 years in the music events industry. A founding member of award-winning UK festivals Bestival and Camp Bestival, he has been involved with both since 2004.

In 2014 Keith undertook the challenge of going back to study. Having successfully completed a BSc and MSc, he is about to embark on a PhD and is currently living and working in the Swiss Alps teaching event management, while continuing his work with Camp Bestival.

In this elevenses, we will be delving into the vast experience Keith holds, to unpick his top tips and advice on working in events and music… as well as hearing some good stories along the way!

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