Dan Johnson

39 posts

Backstage with Steve Griffiths from Splosh!

Backstage has already visited the teams behind Just So Festival, Lost Carnival, a Day at the Lake, Cream Birmingham and Our House Rave. Now it's time to take it back to the 90's, with Steve 'Griffo' Griffiths from Splosh!

Throughout the 90's Splosh! put on underground parties throughout the Midlands and also infamous all-nighters at the Q Club, bringing guest

Backstage with Sarah Bird from Wild Rumpus

Things are about to get wild on edition number 2 of Backstage. If you want to jump knee deep into the world of Just So Festival, The Lost Carnival and A Day at The Lake, then you're in the right place.

We started working with the Wild Rumpus team last year and we wanted them to spill the beans on

Backstage with Magika

Welcome to the second edition of Backstage where we go into the greenroom, the VIP area and behind the stage with some of the biggest and best event organisers in the country. If you missed our first edition with George Kafetzis, click here.

We've managed to grab an exclusive interview with MC Magika who is responsible for some of the

Backstage with George Kafetzis

Hello and welcome to the first edition of Backstage. We work with some of the oldest, biggest and best events in the country and we wanted to find out more about the people behind them. We delve into the habits, hobbies and lives of the creatives, promoters and busy people responsible for parties, festivals and more.

For this instalment we

How is your event selling?

How is your event selling? It's a question all event organisers need to ask themselves. You need to know at a glance if you're on track to sell enough tickets to make the event profitable, visualise the results of particular marketing campaigns and compare sales patterns to previous events.

We've recently launched two amazing new ways of viewing your event

It's like we're giving things away

If you're running a free event you still might want to register attendees. There are many reasons to do this, including limiting numbers (i.e. to ensure that you don't exceed capacity for the event), getting commitment from attendees in advance (to help you plan catering etc) and to gather attendee data for future marketing.

We've spoken to a few

We hate to boast, but ...

We're sorry to talk about ourselves again, but, well it's our blog, and also it's something good for our clients too.

You may have noticed us popping up all over the internet recently? No? Well, you're about to. After evaluating many different options we've partnered with an advertising network that we believes shares our philosophy about advertising.

So if you're

The good Samaritan

As festivals fast approach and we all suffer our first sunburn of the year, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the diverse range of people and organisations you can find in the middle of those muddy fields.

In particular we want to draw your attention to an organisation called ‘Samaritans’, who you might have seen sitting around with their

Meet the team (part 2)

As promised, we are going to introduce you to more people in each of these posts. Here are two more members of the creative TTS team based in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.



Ben has worked as a software engineer at TheTicketSellers since 2014. He and his colleagues design and build new features for the website and event management software. Ben