Saturday, July 26th, 2014

School is in at TOMCAT U

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TOMCAT understands the importance of not only having the best truss and hoist/rigging equipment for your support structures, but also having the experience and knowledge to use it correctly and safely. With this in mind, TOMCAT is reintroducing its popular TOMCAT U for newcomer and veteran riggers and hoist technicians in the entertainment industry.  Building [...]

Entec Gets Arty for 2013 Larmer Tree Festival

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For the eighth consecutive year, west London based Entec Lighting supplied lighting equipment and design services for one of the UK’s most popular boutique music and arts festivals – Larmer Tree – set in the fabulous environs of Larmer Tree Park Gardens near Salisbury on the Wiltshire / Dorset borders. In addition to this, Entec [...]

MILOS Makes Impact at PLASA

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Leading global aluminium trussing, roofing and staging specialist MILOS enjoyed a highly successful PLASA exhibition at Earls’ Court in London, where it previewed its new Mobiltechlift range. It was the first time that the Czech Republic headquartered MILOS has presented itself at an exhibition in its newly expanded format, following the recent acquisitions of premium [...]

HSL Supplies UK’s Hottest Panto

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Leading UK lighting and visuals rental company HSL supplied and  installed a full mother grid and flying system for scenery, cloths and props, plus all the lighting equipment to stage one of the UK’s highest profile pantomimes this year – “Robinson Crusoe &  The Caribbean Pirates” – at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow. The show, [...]

White Light and friends at PLASA 09

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The White Light Zone – the area of the PLASA Show occupied by leading entertainment lighting supplier White Light and the companies it distributes in the UK – saw a raft of new products make their début during PLASA ’09. All of the products – and the White Light Zone as a whole – attracted [...]

Safer rigging at height with Skydeck

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Working at height on trussing grids has always been a slow & potentially risky business – and show technicians are often impeded by the use of harnesses and dual lanyards. Getting from one side of the rig to the other can require an awkward and knee-skinning crawl around the truss sections. Hall Stage is pleased [...]