Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Robe for Glasgow 2014

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Robe is pleased to announce that it will be supplying in excess of 500 lighting fixtures for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Robe is working with Lighting Designer Tim Routledge on this project, who was the Lead Lighting Programmer for the London 2012 Summer Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies. [...]

CPL Projects for Arcadia at Glastonbury 2014

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Arcadia took their magic mix of metal, mechanical engineering and madness to the 2014 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts (‘Glasto’ to those who know and love it!) with the return of the giant spider – around 12 metres tall and 40 metres wide – and an even bigger and better show than previous years! [...]

XL Video For Shangri La at Glastonbury

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XL Video supplied creative video projection and control to the Shangri La area at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts at Pilton in Somerset, UK, helping to give this popular immersive, interactive fictional world a real edge. XL’s Nick Diacre project managed two specialist video installations working for technical producers PF Events and [...]

Robe Loves The Colour Purple

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The Purple Group in Schijndel is one of the most respected entertainment technology rental companies in the Netherlands and celebrates its 25th anniversary this year having built its reputation on offering fantastic service by fabulous people with the right attitude and a passion for their work … together with continual investment in the best brands… [...]

Robe On-board for Mein Schiff 3

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Robe moving lights have been installed in the main theatre and club venues aboard Mein Schiff 3 (My Ship), the latest state-of-the-art cruise ship to be delivered from the STX Finland shipyard in Turku to German based operator, TUI Cruises. Lighting for the two areas has been designed and specified by Chris Moylan of Berlin [...]

Kinesys Helps Robbie Williams Swing Both Ways

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Two different elements of Kinesys automation are in action on Robbie Williams’ highly acclaimed Swings Both Ways tour, one for lighting and the other for the set / drapes department, both being controlled by a single Kinesys Vector system operated by Gareth Williams (no relation!). The tour’s spectacular scenic aspects and lighting has been designed [...]