is the Founding Director of From the Fields
; independent promoters, festival organisers and creative minds behind the multi award-winning Kendal Calling
, Inner City Electronic
, Off the Record
and Bournemouth’s Arts by the Sea.
Having grown Kendal Calling from a 900 capacity conceptualisation to a 25,000 capacity multi award winning festival over the last ten years, and developed the critically-acclaimed music and science event bluedot at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Ben and the From the Fields team have continued to develop a portfolio of innovative, imaginative and groundbreaking shows, solidifying themselves as a singular and industry-leading organisation based in Manchester's Northern Quarter.
Panel Talk: Thinking Outside The Box: Getting Creative With Gigs.