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611, 2018

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 […]

3110, 2018

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 […]

3110, 2018

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 […]

1510, 2018

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 […]

510, 2018

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 […]

210, 2018

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 […]

2908, 2018

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 […]

2407, 2018

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 […]

1307, 2018

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 […]

1207, 2018

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 […]

207, 2018

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 […]

1805, 2016

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 […]

1705, 2016

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 […]

1605, 2016

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 […]

3101, 2016

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 […]

912, 2015

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 […]

912, 2015

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 […]

912, 2015

Cool Britannia

Cool Britannia
Star Events took a depth of infrastructure and technical expertise to Southampton for the Queen to officially name P&O Cruises’ new £473m flagship, Britannia.

Subject to strict accreditation and security checks in step with the event’s Royal profile, Star Events supplied a 20-20 roofed grandstand, seating 1,325 invitees, a performance stage, […]

912, 2015

Star Events – Best Staging Company

Star Events – Best Staging Company
Star Events was delighted to win Best Staging Company at the Event Production Awards after a phenomenal 12 months, on land and water.

As well as providing for the likes of the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Download, British Summer Time, both V-Festivals, the Cyclo-cross World Championships, […]

2010, 2015

Star Events wins major contract in China

Star Events wins major contract in China
Star Events will design and supply a world-class rigging system to STU Sports Park in Shantou, on the south east coast of China.

Set within Shantou University, the Sports Park includes a state-of-the-art, multi-use arena with incorporated hotel and conference facilities. Star Events is contracted […]

2010, 2015

Star seating for Showman’s Show

Star seating for Showman’s Show
Star Events returns to Showman’s Show on the back of a phenomenal season in 2015, which saw it providing infrastructure and ingenuity on grass, on tarmac and on water.

The Star stand, at the corner of Avenues B and G, will be focussed on the company’s seating and fencing […]