Arc Live are a small team of dedicated professionals that work with a trusted network of contractors and suppliers in the South West. Our office is based in the picturesque harbour town of Porthleven.

  • Alec Short - Director

    Alec Short has a wealth of experience in organising events for over 15 years in the SW alongside Kelvin. Alec has built up a unique technical skillset such as CAD design, developing digital assets and new business opportunities.

    He is also a qualified carpenter, keen surfer, who loves The Stones and lives in Porthleven.

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  • Kelvin Batt - Director

    Youve probably heard of Kelvin Batt through The Masked Ball. Kelvin is a founder of The Ball and director of Arc Live. He also founded the event of Frendzy in St Buryan . Its fair to say Kelvin knows a good party and its his creative vision that fuels many of the weird and wonderful things you’ll find at a Ball or any of Arc Live’s events.

    Kelv is an ex champ snowboarder and also a keen surfer who lives in Porthleven.

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  • Vicki Cox - Event Manager

    Vicki joined us after temping on many of our events and has a wealth of festival experience across many different disciplines. During the summer Vicki can be found at many of the best UK festivals touring as Wayne & Wanda the lip syncing karaoke machine. A local to Helston Vicki is well known throughout the industry in the SW and also helps us look after local businesses and traders at the Porthleven Food Festival.

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  • Ben Carrington - Event Manager

    Ben joined us from Falmouth University’s Creative Event Management degree course and brought with him a wealth of organisational skills..but his real passion lies in music and food. One quarter of Cosmic music collective Viscera, part of Bristol DJ outfit Ere Wax and promoter of nights in Falmouth and the Southwest he’s also a decent cook and all round nice guy.

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Events we've worked on.

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Were not just about festivals...we put on good parties whatever the occasion, weddings, birthdays, openings give us a shout.

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Our Services.

“brought a new dynamic area to The Boardmasters that has helped our event to maintain its premium status in the UK festival calendar.”

Andrew TophamDirector

“The A-Team of creative production and able to keep smiling in the rain and wind. Great tea & biscuits too x”

Martin LynesDirector - Between the Lines Events

“They have managed & delivered complex budgets inherent with the creative industries and live events.”

Lee BaterDirector - Apollo Consulting


We’re currently on the look out for collaborations – If you’re a passionate about creative events or currently promoting your own festival or event and would like to work together get in touch for a chat.



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Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13 9ER
01326 360250


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