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A Culture of Lates – museums and...

The rise of Lates, after hour events, has revolutionised how museums and attractions are reaching new audiences. They are also a great way of increasing engagement with visitors. From sleeping overnight at...

Democratising access to beauty: Tristram Hunt on the...

Once referred to as "the Nation's attic", what is the purpose of the V&A in Brexit Britain? V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt visited our local museum - the very wonderful Royal Albert Memorial Museum in...

General Data Protection Regulations and the attractions...

Major changes to the rules about the processing of personal data - the General Data Protection Regulations - are due to come into force from 25th May 2018 and these will apply to all EEA countries and companies...

The three keys to avoiding cultural cliches in...

Compelling entertainment experiences often depend on attracting people using a cultural hook. In China and South East Asia, social storytelling is becoming the standard for entertainment. By James Anderson,...

Why there’s no place like home as the Field...

I was fascinated to read about Field Station: Dinosaurs, the new dinosaur-themed park due to open near Wichita Kansas. It is the second Field Station: Dinosaurs theme park to be opened by founder, Guy Gsell....

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains at the V & A

One would typically review a museum exhibit right as it opens. However, as luck would have it, I got to see the Victoria and Albert Museum's Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains in its final week. And I am glad...

From Ticketing to Anne Boleyn, in London for...

Last week, Blooloop was busy in London for two key industry events - Gateway Ticketing Systems European Galaxy User Group Meeting (UGM) and the Museum and Heritage Show. The typical UK wet weather didn't stop...

The TEA Summit – where reality becomes suspended...

It's often said that Disneyland is a place of wonder where reality becomes suspended and imagination runs free. This week, I didn't even have to step past the park's gates to get that very same experience at my...

Interaction at the Dungeons

I recently had the chance to explore the London Dungeons, part of Merlin's Southbank cluster. I hadn't been to the attraction before, and being a bit of a scaredy-cat I was not sure what to expect. Through a...

The Art of the Visitor Centre

Remember when Busch Gardens parks were used as marketing vehicles for Anheuser- Busch? Our recent post "Coining it - The New Royal Mint Experience" got me thinking. Isn't this a fantastic way to get a...