Entertainment through sports participation really gathered pace during the industrial revolution when more and more people were attracted to live in urban areas. During the 19th century the first sports clubs were founded and at this time leagues were created, and confirmation of all the rules in each sport were
There is not an older form of entertainment than music. For centuries people have been entertained by artist’s abilities to create and produce music. Regardless of the affluence of a society music has played a part in every culture with the most basic form of music being the ability to
One of the biggest and most successful entertainment industries in the world today is gaming. Whether you game on your PC, console or mobile phone, chances are that you are at least a casual user. There are a reported 2.3 billion gamers at present, meaning that 30% of the world’s population are interacting with this industry. In
Television in the home are nowadays taken for granted with every household in the UK on average having just over 2 televisions. The television covers nearly everyone’s interest and the broad range of channels that are available nowadays means that the whole family are catered for. The only difficulty is
The British film industry has been grown rapidly over the past 150 years since film was first developed. It started with an advance from one static shot to a series of shots linked together. As the initial progress and innovations were being made the First World War took place which
One of the oldest forms of live entertainment that is still running today is the circus. The idea of a circus involves the central location of a big tent and then a number of acts coming together to produce a show for a paying audience. There are many different acts
Exhibitions form an important part of the entertainments industries. They are a major attraction for people who travel to a certain area and wish to find out more about the region they are visiting. The most popular of exhibitions are museums that are found in a wide range of venues.
The entertainment industry allows people to amuse themselves in terms of leisure time. In history the more advanced a society becomes the more time is set aside for the pursuits of leisure. In the earliest times there was little to entertain the people except for the odd execution and life