Gala Festival

Gala Festival in Brixton is a one-day boutique festival that focuses on craft and artisan products. Working with many local craft breweries, including Brick, Peckham and Brixton Brewery Bar Nation delivered a high volume solution and an outstanding spend per head. Delivering a packaged beer solution to aid speed of service, Bar Nation worked very closely with headline sponsor Frontier, managing a number of volume and brand led bars, including the now well know Frontier Container bar.


Gala Festival is a unique one day show that is fiercely independent and has a strong focus on food and drink.Bar Nation were drafted in just weeks before the show in 2017 to take on the bar management contract for the 5,000 footfall event. The challenge was to deliver a bar service in a very intense environment


Despite the short lead time for delivery, the team delivered full bar managemnt across site including volume bars and activations across three brands. Our operation included all staff, infrastructure, cash and stock managemnt for this very high spend per head event. The bars operated a draught and packaged solution accross site as well as


Despite challenges with the weather, the team delivered a great show and delivered our full service from build, operation to break in four days.The team delivered on our KPI's including hitting 21.92% stock cost and a very strong 58% net profit for our clients. We are looking forward to working with the Gala team in 2018.

“A one day independent food and drink festival in London”

Posted in portfolio on Mar 21, 2018