Tall Ships Festival

Tall Ships Festival

The Tall Ships festival is organised by Gloucester City Council, Marketing Gloucester and Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company with the support of a growing number of local and regional businesses.

Objective

To project manage on behalf of the Canal & River Trust, in conjunction with Marketing Gloucester Limited (MGL), the safe passage of Tall Ships into Gloucester Docks, the water-space activity, health and safety, staffing (including volunteers) and all marketing and communication activity relating to this.

Results

Over 70,000 visitors and hugely successful generating widespread media coverage and now recognised as Gloucester’s ‘Flagship’ event. Excellent working relationship established with waterside businesses, South Wales & Severn Waterways and MGL and Unlimited Communications now working on the 2013 Festival.

 

Unlimited Communications provided an excellent cost effective professional service,  working to an extremely challenging brief  that involved working closely with a variety of partners to deliver a very successful event – we were delighted with the result and look forward to working with them again.
Nick Worthington, Canal & River Trust General Manager