Arts and Entertainment listings data for print and online media

The most accurate, engaging, up-to-date and dynamic event listings data

PA has been at the forefront of arts and entertainment listings data for more than 20 years, employing a dedicated team of UK-based critics to constantly refresh the most comprehensive database of moderated must-see events in the UK & Ireland. Our core data is enriched with APIs and feeds from trusted suppliers and event notifications from organisers using our public-facing online form. Whether it’s blockbuster films, theatre productions, the latest tour of a chart-topping act, comedy gigs or local events including book clubs, coffee mornings, pub quizzes and fundraising nights, our data helps audiences to keep their fingers on the pulse by powering the websites, apps, newspapers and magazines of top companies including The Guardian, Time Out and The Times.

Dynamic event listings

PA’s event listings include the most popular and visited venues giving an excellent geographical spread of key events around the UK and Ireland. Events can be carefully filtered and tailored to each customer’s specific needs using our 12 core categories – Art, Clubs, Comedy, Dance, Days Out, Education, Film, Literary, Music, Opera, Sport and Theatre – and more than 400 sub-categories.

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A comprehensive guide to the best events happening in the

UK and Ireland.

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Events at these venues are supplied with PA moderated editorial.

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Detailed venue metadata including geocoding is provided alongside eye-catching hi-res images where available.

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Events are added and updated continually to ensure customers have the most relevant and up-to-date listings.

Curated Top 10s

Searching through thousands of events can be daunting and time-consuming. Some readers simply want well-informed
and inspiring suggestions of the most interesting and quirky events taking place near them.

A curated Top 10 service is a simple and dynamic way to spark a lively dialogue with those readers.

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High quality, bespoke editorial written by PA’s critics in an engaging and entertaining style that has a distinct local flavour particular to each customer.

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Editorial

High quality, bespoke editorial written by PA’s critics in an engaging and entertaining style that has a distinct local flavour particular to each customer.

Hi-res imagery

Eye-catching hi-res imagery, supplied as part of the Top 10 service, encourages readers to spend more time on the customer website and increases click-through rates.

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Hi-res imagery

Eye-catching hi-res imagery, supplied as part of the Top 10 service, encourages readers to spend more time on the customer website and increases click-through rates.

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Fresh & updated

Highlights are updated regularly, responding to newly announced tours, postponements and cancellations so each Top 10 list feels fresh and relevant. Readers should come to trust and rely on the Top 10 highlights as their essential guide to going out.

Fresh & updated

Highlights are updated regularly, responding to newly announced tours, postponements and cancellations so each Top 10 list feels fresh and relevant. Readers should come to trust and rely on the Top 10 highlights as their essential guide to going out.

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Made to share

Top 10 highlights can be easily shared across social platforms, further strengthening the relationship between customers and their readers.

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Made to share

Top 10 highlights can be easily shared across social platforms, further strengthening the relationship between customers and their readers.

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Sponsored content

PA can work closely with customers to include sponsored and partner events in the curated Top 10 service to strengthen internal commercial relationships and advertising deals, and drive additional traffic to partner sites.

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PA can work closely with customers to include sponsored and partner events in the curated Top 10 service to strengthen internal commercial relationships and advertising deals, and drive additional traffic to partner sites.

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Cinema listings

The thrills and spills never end on the big screen with PA’s unrivalled listings data for cinema events taking place at hundreds of venues across the UK and Ireland. Performance times are enhanced with synopses and hi-res imagery where available, plus our in-house critics give their expert assessment of every film on general release. Industry leading websites including FindAnyFilm.com rely on PA’s cinema data to power their listings searches.

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Comprehensive listings for over 1000 venues around the UK and Ireland including specific film information for 3D, IMAX, autism friendly, dementia friendly, parent and baby, and subtitled screenings.

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PA includes advanced listings for blockbusters as soon as tickets go on sale, allowing audiences to secure their seats for must-see films before they sell out.

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PA covers all types of cinema locations including multiplex chains, independents, art houses, theatres, arts centres, mobile cinemas, community venues, pop-ups, film clubs and open-air screenings.

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Listings are constantly updated for delivery on Wednesday night for the cinema week, which runs from Friday to the following Thursday.

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Film granular data including director, actors, screenwriter, release date, running time and BBFC and or IFCO classifications plus guidance on nudity, swearing and subtitles where relevant.

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Deep ticketing links are available as standard for ticket suppliers for the following cinema chains: Cineworld, Curzon, Empire, Everyman, Merlin, Odeon, Picturehouse and Vue.

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Poster art, trailers and clips are provided where available alongside multiple images of the film.

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General release films are provided with a short synopsis (50-100 characters) and a standard synopsis (150-250 characters). Films on nationwide release also have an incisive and well informed 400-450 word review from our in-house critics.

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