View Post

Showforce lends support to P-AV Productions for new series of X-Factor

When filming for the Auditions and Six Chair Challenge elements of this year’s series of the X Factor took place at the SSE Wembley Arena, Showforce was on-hand to lend crewing support to PA-Productions during the technical changeover. The team at Showforce were onsite for 19 days working assisting audio visual, sound, set and rigging suppliers. The Auditions set up was slightly less elaborate than that of the Six Chair Challenge so the crew were tasked with removing small sections …

View Post

Hockey World Cup win for Showforce with Arena Seating and ADI

When the 14th edition of the Women’s Hockey World Cup was held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre from 21st July – 5th August 2018, Showforce provided crew members with various skill sets to both Arena Seating and ADI. Showforce supplied Arena Seating with a team of 12 which included crew members, climbers and plant operators from the 15th June – 13th July. In action for almost a month, they assisted with the installation of an impressive 6,000 seat …

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

Showforce supports the Girlguides

Showforce supported Larmac Live at this year’s Girlguides Big Gig event on the 7th of October which took place at the SSE Wembley Arena in London. The annual event was host to over 20,000 extremely excited girlguides and their leaders. A few of the renowned acts performing on the big stage included Pixie Lott, Ella Eyre and X-Factor’s youngest ever winner, Louisa Johnson. Showforce was on hand to help with the event setup; a few of the tasks included assisting …

View Post

Showforce support Acorn Event Structures in the construction of the Steel Yard for Creamfields 2017

Creamfields 2016 was the very first year that Acorn Event Structures built the “Steel Yard” in Liverpool; it was not only a one of a kind temporary structure but also a great success with festival goers. Boasting a height of 20m, featuring newly developed automated technology, with the capacity to hold an astonishing 10,000 people. This year Showforce were delighted to assist Acorn Event Structures in the construction of the Steel Yard for Creamfields in Victoria Park. 35 Crew were …