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Summer Event Targeting with OOH

Summer OOH advertising
Grab your wellies – Glastonbury festival is on us once again, marking the beginning of the UK festival season. Headlining the Pyramid stage this year are Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran, along with other household names, such as Katy Perry. Tickets for this year’s festivities sold out in 20 minutes, so the attendance is expected to be huge.

Last year, our Creative Solutions team helped Aussie Hair Care dominate Castle Cary station, allowing them to reach the masses of festival-goers coming into Glastonbury by train. By targeting this specific audience, they were able to deliver a contextual message in an environment where excitement was high and the dwell increased due to the sheer volume of attendees. Aussie Hair Care will be dominating the station yet again this year – so keep your eye out if you’re heading through Castle Cary this week, assuming the 4G is okay out there…

Summer OOH advertising
It’s not just about Glastonbury! There are countless other events over the summer period that provide unique opportunities to target specific audiences with contextual OOH messaging. Here is a list of just a few events we can help you reach through OOH:


1. South West Four (26th and 27th August)

A prime destination for over 120,000 music fans, travelling from over the UK to see such world-class EDM acts such as Pendulum, Knife Party and Deadmau5. Brands can reach this young crowd through Clapham Common Underground station –dominate the space through our assets and reach festival-goers at the final chance before the festival gates.

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2. Notting Hill Carnival (27th and 28th August)


Vibrant colours, costumes, music and dancing at this cultural extravaganza. Two million people attend every year for this infamous street party, celebrating multi-culturalism and it is considered as one of the largest street festivals in the world. There are three London Underground stations surrounding the Notting Hill area: Latimer Road, Westbourne Park and (of course) Notting Hill. Each of these stations offer the chance to target carnival attendees.

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3. IAAF World Championships (4th -  13th August)

The globe’s finest athletes are put to the test at this ever-challenging championship, which this year has given London the honour to host at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Even when there aren’t any events taking place, Stratford is the busiest TfL station outside of Zone One, making it a hugely valuable environment to advertise in. 

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These are just a select number of events that we can help you reach – if you’d like to know more about other event-driven opportunities we hold, please visit our events webpage. 

Have an event in mind? Please do not hesitate to contact us directly – we’ll help you find a solution to reach event-driven audiences.