Welcome to the machine: Star Events video captures BST 2018 build

Star Events has released a vibrant video highlighting the company’s work for British Summer Time Hyde Park (BST) as the festival stretched to accommodate Roger Waters’ massive Us + Them performance, the first of its six sell out shows this summer.

Shot by video production and promotion company, In The Bag (www.inthebag.pro), under blue skies, this […]

Star Events supports the Cardiff Half Marathon 2018

Fifty thousand people watched the 15th Cardiff Half Marathon/the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships this month.

Star Events optimised views of the finish supplying a 35.4m long x 2.5m deep, three tier viewing platform and two 37.5m lx 1.7m open fronted, two tier terraces on King Edward VII Avenue.

Australian Jack Raynor crossing the line first, in […]

Star Events Rapid Deployment Towers in Trafalgar Square

Launched at Showman’s Show earlier this month, Star Events’ Rapid Deployment Towers (RDT) have made their Trafalgar Square debut, dressed and providing lighting support for Africa Day and Diwali on Saturday 27/Sunday 28 October respectively.

Bliss Events, which produced both days, also commissioned a 10-08 mobile stage from Star, with a full banner changeover on the […]

New Products for the Showman’s Show 2018

The Star Events’ stand at Showman’s Show will feature the company’s new Rapid Deployment Tower (RDT), a VT Truss gantry and a site tower, alongside a mobile grandstand.

Designed in partnership with Gorilla Events and Marketing for mass participation urban events, the RDT is for multi-format banner placement, landscape or portrait-style. As the name suggests, […]

Star gloss for YouTube’s Paris party

Star Events was part of a top team of suppliers providing for YouTube’s star-studded cocktail party at Paris Fashion Week.

Hosted by the video sharing company’s new head of fashion and beauty partnerships, Derek Blasberg, in the stunning setting of the US Embassy, Star installed a “high gloss” VerTech stage and fascia for performances by […]

Star Events Attending the Showman’s Show 2018

Star Events are attending the Showman’s Show 2018 and can be found on Lew Spencer Avenue, stand 308. We are looking forward to catching up with familiar and new faces to swap notes on 2018’s Great British Summer of festivals, outdoor and special events.

The Showman’s Show is the original and largest UK outdoor door […]

Star Presents at IIRSM Crowd and Event Safety

Star Events’ Special Projects Director, Roger Barrett, will talk temporary structures at the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management’s (IIRSM) Crowd and Event Safety conference in October.

Almost every event uses temporary structures and there are obvious risks involved but a lack of information to help assess and deal with those dangers.

Roger’s talk will update […]

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, […]