Lanyards & Festivals: How Were Lanyards Used During The Festival Season?

The festival season for 2015 has been and gone, and as winter hits us full throttle, we’ve just got the memories to look back on. It was a brilliant year for summer festivals – with people attending and enjoying a whole variety of music all over the country.


As a company who specialises in creating customised lanyards, we’re already looking forward to next summer. Lanyards are a huge part of festivals – they useful and used for several different reasons.


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Used to Gain Entry


The main way in which lanyards were used during the festival season was as a substitute for tickets. Whilst most festivals still issued tickets to begin with – these were quickly swapped for lanyards once at the festival.


The reason for why lanyards are preferred at festivals is because they can be easily worn. Tickets are easily dropped or lost out of pockets – lanyards can be safely worn around the neck.


Identify Volunteers/Staff


Festivals employ a lot of staff. Whether these are paid staff or volunteers – there needs to be enough people to keep everything under control and make sure that everyone is where they should be. They are also responsible for making sure that festival goers are behaving themselves, such as not bringing alcohol into the arena.


To make their authority more obvious to everyone, staff and volunteers are issued lanyards that clearly make it known that they are staff. This makes it easier for people to find a member of staff if they have a problem or a question.


Friends giving piggy backs through music festival campsite


For the VIPs  


Festivals are often frequented by VIPs – celebrities and other important people. This means that they often don’t want to watch the music with the other festival goers  – to avoid getting swamped whilst having a good time.


This is why they are often issued with special passes that get them into secret and private areas of the festival – in the form of a lanyard. This is definitely beneficial for the guests they bring who aren’t as easily identified.



Make custom lanyards a part of your next event – you’ll definitely see the benefits.


If you’re looking for personalised lanyards for your next event or to promote your company, please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Personalised Lanyards Direct. We provide an extensive choice of designs and colours that can be customised to suit your specific needs and requirements.


It doesn’t matter if you only need to order 10 or you need to order 100 – we have you covered.


Just give us a call on 01524 848382 and a member of our team will be happy to help.


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Choosing Personalised Lanyards for Safety and Security

In the past we’ve talked about the possibilities of using lanyards as fun wedding favours and invitations or a highly effective marketing tool, however they can also be used in the much more serious world of security and safeguarding. Whether you need to indentify security staff and stewards at an event or ensure that only authorised individuals are allowed into a building, a lanyard can be a quick, easy and efficient choice for getting the job done.

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Four Places You Wouldn’t Expect to See a Lanyard

In this ever changing world, we find ourselves facing changes everyday – whether it’s the constant flow of new technology, or new views being implemented into society – but out of all of them, by far the most exciting change we’ve found is the increase in adoption of lanyards over what was previously in place.


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Varied Uses for a Lanyard

Our printed lanyards are great for promoting your company. They are superb at getting your name out there and helping to develop brand awareness and familiarity. However, increasingly it isn’t just businesses that are realising the potential and range of uses for our lanyards. Continue reading

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4 Reasons You Should Use Lanyards In Your Wedding

Personalised lanyards don’t have to be all for business, you can also incorporate them into your personal events too. Are you looking for a way to add something a little different to your wedding and make it one to remember for your guests? We think you should use our custom lanyards as a physical reminder of how amazing your wedding was. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Blog of UK Lanyards Direct!

Hello and welcome to the blog of UK Lanyards Direct, a personalised lanyard company based in Lancaster, Lancashire with some of the lowest prices around. With this blog, we’ll keep you updated in the goings on in the world of us, whether it’s news about the company, or just a post of our thoughts on something – we intend on keeping you informed and with a little luck, entertained as well!


So a little about us, we deal in personalised Lanyards that are of the highest quality, both in reliability and overall design.  We provide for a wide range of festivals and events, as well as dealing with large orders for hospitals, offices and schools. We also offer full customization, with a vast ocean of colours that can be applied to match your company’s brand, with the option to upload images and logos to complete your branded look. Once your order has been placed, we’ll keep you updated on its progress so you’re never left in the dark. Our prices are affordable, our customisation vast, and our customer service excellent!


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So, on to the blog- what will be on it? You might be asking. Well, we’ll be posting any company news here, which will include news on the work we do, the materials we use and design tips. We won’t just limit our blog to us however; we’ll also be putting up news that concerns our clientele, which will include anything from thoughts on office design, to music festival news. You can be assured that if Lanyards are involved, even in a small way, we’ll be talking about it here!


So if you’re looking for an affordable personalised lanyard, look no further than UK Lanyards Direct. We work to the highest possible standard and are on hand to discuss all aspects of your order, delivery or cost. If you have any questions, any at all, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team on 01524 848382 for daytime calls or 0845 689 0288 for any evening enquiries.


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