Case studies

A 17-post collection

Security with Troy Hunt

World renowned security expert Troy Hunt visit our offices last week to present a two day software security workshop. We've talked about this before, but here's a recap as to how things went. We turned our engineering department into a training centre: Troy arrived and the workshop began: Troy set »

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 »

Vinyl We Love - Record Store Day

You may or may not know that TheTicketSellers started as a record store called Old Skool Daze many, many years ago. Since then we've got a new name, (TheTicketSellers) a new HQ and have grown to become one of the leading ticket agents in the UK. Seeing as it's Record »

Our culture

A lot of people have asked what it's like to work at TheTicketSellers. So we thought we'd write a bit about it to try and explain what makes it such a special place to be. The offices We've blogged about our offices before, but we think it's worth saying again. »

TTS Reviews: Holy Holy

'You're face . . . to face . . . with the man who sold the world.' So goes one of the many iconic lyrics from David Bowie's formative years. The words echo around the hollow room of the o2 Academy main stage, hanging in the air and full of the reverb that occurs during »

Make it so

We are delighted to announce that tickets for Just So Festival 2016 - which is regularly voted one of the best family festivals in the UK - recently went on sale via our website. Photo by Jane Anderson - Summer Festival Guide Early bird tickets went on sale a couple »

TTS Plays: Best of the West (Midlands)

We here at TheTicketSellers are incredibly proud of the musical heritage that has permeated through our hometown over the last 50 years, from the heavy guitar riffs of Black Sabbath past, to the fresh beats of modern icon Hannah Wants. The sheer number of influential artists is both surprising and »

Meet the team (part 6)

Oh dear, it has been a while hasn't it? While you've been sat frantically hammering the F5 key waiting for a new article on our blog, we've been all over the country attending festival after festival. But more about our outstanding work ethic in another post. For now, let's meet »

Greater than the sum(mer) of its parts

We are absolutely loving summer at TheTicketSellers. Perhaps not the weather, which has been unusually rubbish even for Britain. But from a work perspective things are going really, really well. We're proud to announce that summer 2015 is our busiest ever. We're involved in so many festivals and events that »

Welcome to paradise

At 6am on 11th June, blinking in the crisp, early morning Birmingham air, our events team lugged bags of gear into the back of the X5. Despite being a decent sized 4x4, the car was soon full to the brim with camping gear, entry equipment, food, water, oh, and the »

TTS Lists: Top 5 Bands Under 1000 Likes

5 bands with fewer than 1000 likes In the current climate, it’s very difficult to avoid the relentless click-bait articles that pose a threat to your own sanity. With the formulas Facebook seem to have imposed upon our News Feeds, you’re oblivious to what your family, friends, and »