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Showforce provide crewing support to Kilimanjaro Live

When the Stereophonics arrived on stage at Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium in their native Wales, on 3rd June to play to a 20,000 strong crowd, Showforce was on-hand to provide crewing support to client Kilimanjaro Live and its production company, SC Productions. The Showforce team included site crew, forklift operators, technical crew and backline crew. Site crew were tasked with assisting with erecting heras fencing and installing crowd barriers around the event site to ensure crowd safety and installing signage. …

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Showforce contribute to the success of this year’s Olivier Awards

This year’s Olivier Awards were, once again, a huge success, with the best of London’s West End and beyond celebrated at a glittering ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall. The night itself was one to remember for the cast and crew of the musical Hamilton, which walked away with no less than seven awards. Showforce was thrilled to see Hamilton do so well, especially since the team assisted with the renovation of Victoria Theatre in preparation for the arrival …

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Showforce assist Cameron Mackintosh with Hamilton install

Theatre production Hamilton arrived at Victoria Theatre, in London’s West End to begin its UK run in December 2017. Critically acclaimed and highly anticipated, tickets were sold out well in advance. Showforce’s experienced stage hands were on hand to support the Cameron Mackintosh team with renovating Victoria Theatre in preparation for its arrival from 6th November and were onsite until the opening night on 21st December. Assisting Cameron Mackintosh with the install for Hamilton is a great example of how …

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Showforce ensure the BRITs are coming

Showforce provided crew to BRITs TV to assist with the lighting and LED screen install for this year’s The BRIT’s Are Coming launch party held at The London Studios. A team of 26 crew were onsite from the 10th – 13th January.  The crew’s first task was to work with Ogle Hog on the build of the LED screens that would eventually be placed around the venue to add to the visual element of the live performances. The screens were …

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Showforce get busy at Innovate

From the 6th to the 10th of November, Showforce supplied crew to innovision for Innovate UK 2017 at the Birmingham NEC. The event is a showcase of UK and global innovation which is delivered by innovision on behalf of Innovate UK. The event catered for over 2,750 of the UK’s most innovative and compelling creators, providing accesses to discussions, seminars and practical workshops with a chance to ask their own questions to potential investors. Showforce supplied a total of 80 …

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All aboard the Orient Express!

The Royal Albert Hall was host to the highly anticipated ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ premiere on the 2nd of November. The film is based on a true story, which the late Agatha Christie published one of her tremendous novels upon. The premiere saw some of the stars in the film arrive on the red carpet including Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp and Dame Judi Dench. Showforce had the pleasure of assisting Limited Edition Events in the installation of the lighting …

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Showforce lends a helping hand to the Evening Standard Theatre Awards Ceremony

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards was the 63rd ceremony which celebrated theatre and theatre talent throughout 2017 that took place at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on the 3rd of December.  Among those that attended were Andrew Garfield, Keira Knightley and Cate Blanchett. My Beautiful City were behind the creative production and art direction of the entire event.  Showforce started work on the 2nd of December and supplied My Beautiful City with a team of 115 crew members spread throughout …

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X Factory Finals 2017 draws to a close

Showforce was back in action for this year’s X Factor finals, supporting PAV Productions, Transsport and Arena Seating with the build, live shows and de-rig, amassing 3648 man hours. With a change in venue for 2017, the finals were televised live from London’s ExCel on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December although work also took place in the LH2 studios as well. A team of 185 of Showforce crew members, from both the London and Liverpool offices, were onsite from …

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Showforce Serve up an ace at the ATP World Finals Tour 2017

Showforce have been lucky enough to have the chance on assisting the ATP Tour World Finals 2017 at the O2 Arena in London. The ATP on the 12th of November and finishes on the 19th of November. The tournament will see starts participate such as Grigor Dimitrov, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Showforce’s work on the ATP started on 25th of October and continued all the way through to the 24th of November. The job included sending 4 of the …

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Showforce Remain Creamfields Favourites

Showforce has been providing crewing support to LarMac LIVE at Creamfields since 2014. Year on year our involvement has grown. In 2015 there were 250 crew shifts requested and up to 40 crew onsite at any one time. This year, we were the only crewing company employed by LarMac LIVE and we fulfilled 830 crew shifts and supplied over 100 crew for the de-rig. We provided stage hands, backline crew, plant operators, crew chiefs and a site boss. Our crew …