is a website
that provides entertainment listings and information, encompassing live music
, and stand-up comedy
. The site contains details of thousands of events happening across the UK
every day and is visited by more than one million people every month.
Competitors include Aloud.com and Time Out.
In addition to providing information about events, the site also allows users to buy tickets in association with three of the UK's best-known online ticket sellers Ticketmaster
, See Tickets
, as well as linking to smaller independent retailers. In terms of visits during Q1 2007, the website is the third most popular online ticketing retailer in the UK
While Ents24 do allow end-users to add events to their database, unlike other events websites such as Upcoming.org, they check all submitted listings manually and often add photographs and additional copy. Listings can be added to the events guide for free.
Ents24 operate a number of email-based services, including a weekly newsletter and 'tour date alerts' which are sent to users when tour dates from one of their selected artists are added to the website.
Ents24's content is used by some of the UK's leading online and mobile services, including O2 Active, Orange World and i-mode.
Ents24 sponsored one of the main stages at GuilFest in 2006, 2007, and 2008.
The domain name ents24.com was registered in October 1999, and Ents24 was registered as a Limited Company in 2000.