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If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll be familiar with our ‘Meet the Team’ series, in which we have interviewed staff members from several sectors of the Gallowglass workforce, from theatre experts to elite crewmen. This month, we interview Regional Senior Crew Chief, Ben Humphrey. As one of our longest serving staff members, Ben has successfully climbed the Gallowglas ...

In the first instalment of our Gallowglass Careers series, we described the progression of crew roles available to our new recruits. Alongside these crewing opportunities, we offer a number of more specialised roles - from forklift operators to hands-on riggers - and many more. This means that if you are keen to pursue a specific skill within your position at Gallowglass and ul ...

In this months instalment of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we interview John Young, Head of Training for the Gallowglass Group. We consider health and safety to be of paramount importance in every aspect of our work. So much so, that in 2011 we created our own dedicated training company to deliver accredited and bespoke courses aimed specifically at the live events sector. In 201 ...

Over the years, Gallowglass has worked on exciting projects at breath-taking venues right across the UK; helping create the settings for films, TV shows, global sporting events… the list goes on! This month’s instalment in our ‘Meet the Venue’ series highlights some of our exhibition work - focusing on one particular venue where Gallowglass has crewed for almost 15 years.   Wel ...

Already one of the most thriving and exciting sectors to work in, the events industry has seen momentous change in recent years. This is down to a variety of factors: from the advent of new venues to shifting consumer preferences. However, one overriding influence that has continued to drastically revolutionise events is technology. Here’s a round-up of some of the most recent ...

The events industry is one of the most dynamic and vibrant sectors to work in, and Gallowglass can provide a great starting point for aspiring newcomers. But what exactly can we offer you? In this two-part series, we look at the wealth of opportunities available for those joining our team. We also explain how your experience working for the UK’s most successful events crew prov ...

In this month’s instalment of the ‘Meet the Team’ series, we interview Steve Kearney, the Managing Partner at Gallowglass Health and Safety. Steve has been with the team since 2010, and plays a vital role in ensuring that all the events we work at comply to health and safety regulations! Discover more about him below:   What was your experience before joining the Gallowglass te ...

If you’ve been keeping up with our ‘Meet the Venue’ blogs, you’ll know what a diverse range of venues Gallowglass has worked at over the years. From completing over 90 projects at the Royal Albert Hall to building multi-storeyed stands at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, we really have done it all when it comes to fantastic venues. This month, it’s the turn of the Battersea Arts ...

Since its formation in 1996, Gallowglass has led the UK’s event crewing sector, offering event crew jobs in Birmingham, London and other thriving locations across the country. But we’re not limited to the UK: Gallowglass crews are deployed throughout Europe, often operating from our Barcelona office, which is ideally-placed to service one of the world’s most important hubs for ...

Have you checked-out our ‘Meet the Venue’ blogs? So far we’ve taken readers behind the scenes at the SEC, Cardiff Principality Stadium, and the Tower of London.  And now it’s the turn of Goodwood House, home to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This summer, Gallowglass crewmen have been hard at work for the Festival’s 25th anniversary.   Name(s): Goodwood House Age: 402 years ...

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