Royal Docks Lido cools overheated Londoners

Planning/management specialist Bliss Events has set a precedent for the industry, designing and developing London’s largest urban beach, at Royal Docks, to incorporate a swimming pool, which opens on July 18 for six weeks, and an August event space.

Funded by the GLA and the London Borough of Newham, Bliss partnered with Star Events to plan […]

Star supports LIFT Festival’s Fly By Night spectacular

Star Events supplied the best seats in the house, and more besides, for Fly By Night, artist Duke Riley’s spellbinding show featuring 1,500 pigeons wearing tiny LEDs, which took flight in Thamesmead at the weekend.

Part of LIFT 2018, London’s premiere festival of international performance, and more than 12 months in the planning, Riley adapted Fly […]

Star Events stages Roger Waters British Summer Time spectacular

Star Events redesigned the entire Great Oak Stage sub-structure and super-structure to accommodate Roger Waters’ Us + Them production, which opened the BST Hyde Park series in spectacular style on Friday.

With gags including smoking Battersea Power Station chimneys rising above the stage, graffiti strewn flying pigs and the surround sound effects synonymous with Roger Waters, […]

New X-Stage Wows Crowds and Acts at All Points East


Star Events’ X Stage was a new in-the-round festival experience at AEG Presents’ inaugural All Points East extravaganza in Victoria Park.

Based on VerTech™: Versatile Stage Technology,  the X Stage merged core rental product with bespoke components, joining two 5m wide/38m span arches at the apex to create a unique performance platform.

Each leg of the structure […]

Star Events supports Leicester City in Victoria Park

Star Events’ staging supports Leicester City FC’s celebrations
Star Events beat the clock to install a VerTech stage, an array of its new delay towers and other support structures as nearly quarter of million people celebrated Leicester City becoming the most unexpected champions in Premier League history.

“It’s unbelievable. All the city is here,” Manager Claudio Ranieri said […]

Star technology in the saddle for Queen’s birthday

Star technology and structures in the saddle for Queen’s birthday
The Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS) played host to The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration this year which took place between 12th and 15th May. The last night was broadcast live by ITV when The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, along with other members of the Royal […]

Star Events invests half a million pounds in new kit

Star Events invests half a million pounds in new kit
The £500k commitment is to bring next generation products and initiatives on stream ahead of a busy summer for Star Events.

It will provide for: PA/screen support towers that set new industry standards in minimising both footprint and sightline obstructions, substantial upgrades to the Orbit and […]

Star stage at Nocturne Live voted very best

Star stage at Nocturne Live voted very best
Star Events won Best Stage at the Festival Supplier Awards in January, for its platform and positive touch at Nocturne Live, the first event in the Great Court, Blenheim Palace for more than 10 years.

Jane Russen, Star Events’ Sales & Client Liaison Executive, receives […]

Bricks and water

Bricks and water
‘Disruption agency’ TBWA developed a floating house brand activation for accommodation marketplace Airbnb, to celebrate new rules on short-term lets in London, and Event Producer Andy Ashton called on Star Events for the delivery.

With no available barge capable of providing the required ‘foundations’ for a two-bedroom house, replete with kitchen, living room, bathroom […]

Star turn for Fiat 500x launch

Star turn for Fiat 500x launch
Star Events supplied the infrastructure for creative communications agency krow’s spectacular Fiat 500x illusion at the Copper Box Arena in East London, which saw superstar magician Dynamo turn a 3D blueprint of the new car into the physical vehicle with the “Power of X”.

Using their unparalleled venue knowledge, the Star […]