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Showforce provide crew to the Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Showforce rolled out the red carpet, literally, for the stars of this year’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards when it provided event crew to the annual awards ceremony. Shorty Productions, the live event production specialist, called on Showforce to perform a leading role in the evening celebration, which took place at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. In total, 93 crew members took to the stage – and venue and trucks – and played a major part in the production. Over the …

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Showforce get physical with Dubai Fitness Challenge

Last month, an estimated one million people took part in Dubai Fitness Challenge, a Government-led initiative that challenged Dubai’s residents to partake in 30 minutes of exercise for 30 days. Launched by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, in 2017, Dubai Fitness Challenge hosted a number of events across the city at prime locations, including beaches, parks and public areas. Showforce supported the Dubai Fitness Challenge and supplied event crew and crew chiefs …

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Showforce assist fulwell 73 with Little Mix gig

Showforce provided crewing support to Fulwell 73 who were responsible for producing the Apple Music Presents Little Mix promotional event for the popular girl band’s new album ‘LM5’ when it was filmed at EartH on November 13th. Onsite from Saturday 10th November, a team of 18 crew, including two banksmen arrived to begin the load in and rig for the event. Crew numbers then ranged between two and eight during the remainder of the rig and rehearsals on the Sunday …

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BrewDog’s Metro Mayhem well served by Showforce

When BrewDog Plc’s first ever London beer festival, Metro Mayhem arrived at the Copper Box on 10th November, Showforce’s event crew was on-hand throughout to ensure no-one was left thirsty! A team of three crew chiefs, 17 crew and six fully qualified forklift drivers provided logistical support during the event build and the show day. During the build the Showforce team’s main role was to ensure that all the BrewDog stock that was required for the event was loaded into …

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Showforce assist Benchmark Sport with Bloomberg Square Mile Relay

Showforce has been working with Benchmark Sport providing experienced crew to assist the setup of the Square Mile Relay for almost a decade. Located in the heart of London’s financial district, the twelfth edition of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay saw 1200 runners from 120 of London’s largest companies take to the race course to find the ‘fastest firm in the city’! Teams included 10 runners, each completing the one-mile route around central London in the fastest possible time. With …

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Showforce steps on it with Sommer Event Flooring

Sommer Event Flooring had its jobs (un)covered this October and November when it contracted Showforce to provide local crew to a number of events taking place at Birmingham’s NEC. Showforce’s new Birmingham office provided 11 corporate event crew to assist the exhibition and event flooring company with Euro Bus Expo, a trade show for bus and coach operators (October 30-November 1), and National Pet Show, a two-day event for pet lovers (November 3 and 4). Sommer Event Flooring, the Birmingham-based …

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Giant steps for Showforce

More than one million people lined the streets of Liverpool last month to witness four giant marionettes walk through the city centre in a Giant Spectacular over the weekend of 4th – 7th October. Organised by Culture Liverpool, the cultural arm of Liverpool City Council, and Royal de Luxe, the street theatre specialist, the four-day event featured four giants that once again captured the hearts and imaginations of the city’s residents and visitors. Events Design Company worked alongside Culture Liverpool …

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Imagination – Make the Future Live 2018

Showforce supported Imagination with the delivery of Make the Future Live 2018 in July at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the third year in succession. The festival of ideas and innovation invites millennials to experience, share and contribute to bright energy ideas in action. It includes cars of the future designed, built, and driven  by the world’s top students in the Shell Eco-marathon Mileage Challenge. Participants competed to go as far as possible on the least amount of energy on …

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Showforce supports Arena Seating with Fever Tree Championships

Showforce has been supporting Arena Seating with the installation of grandstand seating for more than 25 years. 2018 is now exception and we’ve already assisted the company with a number of high profile events, including: Ninja Warrior, Women’s Hockey World Cup, and Goodwood Festival of Speed, London Marathon and Royal Windsor Horse Show. One of the most prestigious events and large-scale grandstand installations that Showforce provides crew to each year is for the Fever Tree Championships, Queens Club, London. An …

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Showforce support LarMac at Creamfields

Showforce has been providing crewing support to LarMac LIVE at Creamfields since 2014. Year on year our involvement has grown. In 2017 and 2018, Showforce was the only crewing company employed by LarMac LIVE, this year the company fulfilled 770 crew shifts including 36 by licenced telehandler and cherry picker drivers. Showforce provided stage hands, backline crew, plant operators, crew chiefs and a site boss. The Showforce crew were responsible for the load in of all equipment for every stage …