VR gamers. Photo KWP

Exclusive: entertainment’s immersive re-emergence

Covering the immersive Out-of-Home entertainment scene, industry specialist Kevin Williams of KWP offers an overview of the commercial entertainment sector, after COVID (AC), and discusses the way the market is tentatively moving forward as it starts to reopen. For many, the global health crisis has been a cataclysmic event, apocalyptic in its impact on industry and business, and the obvious death knell for scores of industries. This pessimistic stance is understandable for those emerging from over 100 days of self-imposed isolation, but this can be a harmful and blinkered evaluation…

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VR arcade. Photo by KWP

‘Stinging’ expert insight into developments in OOH entertainment

Entertainment’s Shifting Paradigm: Part 9 | # 1027 Report Skinny The latest update on the momentous changes impacting all aspects of the global Out-of-Home Entertainment arena. In this ninth instalment, we look at the deployment of Frictionless technology as a support to new COVID requirements in entertainment, we also look at the explosion of new immersive and VR platforms, and issues in the changed market Main Report The news and developments come thick and fast as the amusement and attraction industry exits hibernation and starts to prepare for business (and…

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The Blues Kitchen, Manchester artist impression

New music venue and restaurant to open in Manchester

It will join Albert’s Schloss and Revolución De Cuba in one of the liveliest corners of the city One of London’s most popular nightlife spots is due to open its first Manchester venue early next year. Blues Kitchen, which has three sites across the capital, will be taking over the former Walkabout venue on Quay Street. The 600-capacity spot will join Albert’s Schloss, Revolución De Cuba and Dirty Martini in this bustling corner of the city centre, which has quickly become one of the liveliest late-night destinations in the region.…

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