We are The Fair, an award-winning production agency, striving for events with the best possible experience.
We deliver festivals and events to over 1 million people per year. From site management at Eastern Electrics, to security and operations management at Lambeth Fireworks and health and safety consulting for Southampton’s Light Festival, our full-time team deliver exceptional events across the UK and abroad all year round.
We are proud to be able to offer all of the requirements of large-scale events and festivals, through our specially trained and very experienced teams who sit across three departments: Event Production, Licensing and Health & Safety.
Nick is the founder and CEO of The Fair and CEO of Big Cat Group. He is NEBOSH qualified and has been involved in the industry for over 20 years. He has particular experience in producing large scale events and health and safety management for events and oversees The Fair’s Event Production and Event Safety teams.
He has acted as Safety Director at live events such as Global Gathering, Ceremony & United Festivals, Garage Nation Festival and the Radio 1 Drum and Bass Awards. He also consults and advises on event safety for a wide variety of clients such as Hammerson, Cushman & Wakefield, Secret Cinema, GLA, Samsung, Grand Central and The Associated Press.
He regularly speaks at conferences such as International Confex, The Event Organisers Summit, PPA CONNECT and the Event Production Show on topics including Event Health, Safety & Welfare and Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) for the Events Industry. Nick is also a committee member of SAGE (Safety Advisory Group for Events) as well as IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), NOEA (National Outdor Events Association) and the AIF (Association of Independent Festivals).
Recent client projects include Xbox, Hammerson, Cushman & Wakefield, Savills, Sager, Network Rail, Gottwood, Bournemouth 7s, Junction 2, MAMA & Co, Garage Nation, GLA and Samsung
Rob has over 18 years of Live Events experience and heads up The Fair’s Health and Safety and Licensing division.
His experience in managing and producing both large scale live events, festivals and exhibitions spans across the UK, Europe and the US. Rob specialises in event and festival safety, helping a wide range of clients deliver their sometimes challenging events safely, in venues ranging from civic squares and private estates to green fields and London parks.
NEBOSH qualified, a Technical Member of IOSH and Personal Licence Holder, Rob is responsible for Licensing applications (including sub-committee attendance), Safety Documentation authoring, Third party H&S auditing and acting as an on-site Safety Officer.
After starting with Big Cat Group in the event production team working across festivals, experiential and public sector projects for clients such as Moseley Festivals, Young Rewired State, The Big Issue Foundation and MAMA and Company, Roxy moved in to business development to support the agencies expansion.
She is probably the first person you will speak with when you get in touch with us and manages The Fair’s tenders, proposals, prospecting and CRM as well as marketing and communications for The Fair.
Yasmin has been working as a Production Manager for the last five and a half years, and has worked with some of London’s biggest dance music promoters and venues including Eastern Electrics, Found, 51st State, UKF, Drum and Bass Arena, Circo Loco, Ministry of Sound and Troxy. In addition to this, for the last two years she has also been run her own staffing agency, providing festivals, venues and events in London with front of house & back of house staff.
Rami has been in the festival production world since 2013 and is our Senior Production Manager. His main focus at The Fair is site design & building outdoor event sites.
As well as producing events he acts as an account manager for the projects he works on, including Eastern Electrics, Gala, Kisstory on the Common. He is also The Fair’s key CAD & site plan designer. His role is an operational one and his experience is based on years of festival attendance both locally and nationally.
Sarah joined The Fair in October 2017 as an Account Manager on the Health & Safety and Festival teams. Sarah works across multiple H&S accounts including Grosvenor, The Big Issue Foundation and London Cocktail Week, managing client relationships, risk profiling events, assigning health & safety staff, managing budgets and project timelines, and assisting with the development of organisational tools and systems. For the festival accounts, including Eastern Electrics, Gala and Jam on Rye, Sarah supports with Licensing Applications, takes an active role in the SAG process and assists with health & safety paperwork. Sarah is also the Stakeholder Engagement Manager and on site Event Community Manager and works closely with Local Authorities, stakeholders and local residents in the areas where our events are held.
Luca is our full time Production Coordinator, responsible for venue finding for new and pre-existing events, as well as day to day production planning. Before starting out at The Fair, Luca has had several years live events experience working on bespoke set design and construction, for shows including Rammstein, Tomorrowland, Adele, and Arcade Fire. Luca also organises and promotes his own club nights in Leeds and London, which collectively gives him an exceptional understanding of creative set design and establishing well curated events. At The Fair, Luca is mainly responsible for show advancing, supplier relations, venue sourcing and liaison, H&S auditting as well as on site management. In addition to the above, Luca is a trainee CAD designer and works on developing The Fair’s internal processes.
Pat Plummer joined the team in 2017 and has brought with him a wealth of experience, not in just Health and Safety, but event security & risk management. Applying extensive experience gained in both Security and H&S operational planning and delivery in a myriad of environments since 1989. Having toured Europe, USA, Australia, Japan & NZ, with live shows & DJ’s, the music industry was the perfect environment for honing skills, in a variety of venues and on well-established events.
NEBOSH qualified, Pat acts as one of our onsite H&S Safety Officers at The Fair. He also works on security compliance, procurement & deployment, risk assessments and third party H&S auditing. With the skills and experience gained Pat has become a valued asset to our expanding team who brings a solution-based style to an ever changing work setting.
Since joining the team in 2016 Laura has worked with The Fair on a variety of events and festivals, working as both an account and production manager. During the busy summer seasons she has worked in production, advancing and Site Office Manager roles on festivals such as Eastern Electrics, Gala, Art’s House and Anjunadeep.
In addition to this her roles include caterer and trader management, venue sourcing and supplier auditing, as well as leading on marketing for The Fair.
With a background in the music touring travel industry, Laura has combined her music knowledge and organisational skills to produce events.
Bianca is an Event Production Assistant who joined the team in January 2019 to support the Festival Production team. She moved to London from Vancouver, Canada, to finish her degree in Arts and Entertainment Management by gaining work experience in the event industry. Bianca’s role at The Fair involves researching venues, sourcing suppliers, and managing the social media platforms.