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Time: 10:15
Host: Scottie Sanderson, Studio Manager at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios

Art of the Graft

Time: 10:30
Host: Stew Hume, TPi Editor

A selection of big names from the industry discuss the importance of putting yourself out there and gaining the crucial experience needed to succeed in the live events sector.

Tim Routledge – Lighting Designer for Stormzy’s headline Glastonbury Performance

Time: 11:30
Host: Stew Hume, TPi Editor

TPi Award Winner, Tim Routledge has worked with a number of famed acts including Spice Girls, Florence + the Machine and Sam Smith. Today he talks about his celebrated work on Stormzy’s Glastonbury Festival performance.

TPi Talks - Audio Focus

Time: 12:30

The man behind the faders for metal titans Metallica for the past 35 years, famed FOH Engineer, ‘Big Mick’ Hughes joins us to speak about the changing nature of pro audio and share a few stories from the road.

TPi Talks - Video Focus

Time: 12:40

TPi Award-winning Video Director, Steve Price has toured with a variety of headline acts, including Queen + Adam Lambert, Mumford & Sons and Bastille. He’s here to explain the realities of directing on tour and talk about the growing importance of video in the live landscape.

TPi Talks - Pyrotechnics

Time: 13:20

A selection of special effects specialists give an insight into the world of pyrotechnics, confetti hits, CO2 jets and lasers, and explain what skills are needed to succeed in this field.

TPi Talks - Rigging

Time: 13:30

Life above head-height; highlighting the importance of rigging in the live events industry and sharing the skills you need to get certified in this field.

Stufish Entertainment Architects

Time: 15:00

Having designed sets for the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, U2 and Take That, Stufish has become one of the biggest names in the world of show design. We speak to Stufish’s Ric Lipson about the realities of modern show design and the important role it plays in large-scale tours.

Free Pizza

Time: 15:30

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TPi Breakthrough
Talent Awards

Time: 16:00-16:45

Show Closes

Time: 17:00