Festival Organiser

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Oliver is a Trustee and Chair of the 10 strong volunteer organising Committee of Upton Blues Festival (Festival of the Year in the British Blues Awards 2015). He also instigated and ran Blues at The Fold (Worcester) and the Jinney Ring Blues Festival (Bromsgrove) for six years before giving them to their respective venues to continue to run. In conjunction with the splendid Tim Porter in Lower Brailes, South Warks he also helped to launch Blues at Broom Hill.

Other than Upton he has done this through his not-for-profit organisation  Jigsaw Community Festivals which designed, built and owns a marquee and stage regularly used at these and other festivals. Jigsaw Community festivals donates its profits to the World Land Trust to buy and protect Rainforest.