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How Does the Environment Impact on the Events Industry? Over the last few decades, our environmental awareness has grown massively, evolving from a small movement to a global initiative that affects every aspect of day to day life. With this change, there has been an increase in the public consciousness of how we are collectively affecting the environment. Additionally, indust ...

The driver for our business’s success is without a doubt the people that we have working here. From our crews to our office employees, we certainly wouldn’t be where we are today without our hardworking and dedicated staff. Our Meet the Team series looks to celebrate our employees, their successes and their stories. In this article, we speak to Colin Pickavance from our Health ...

We’ve had the privilege of working on some of the UK’s most prestigious events and have ensured that the fantastic venues in which they are held, are ready and prepared. We’ve worked in the Royal Albert Hall, helped with the preparation of the London Marathon and visited the O2 more times than we’ve had hot meals, but our work isn’t just UK based. In fact, we operate in numerou ...

We wanted our Meet the Venue blog series to give you the chance to have a peek behind the curtain at some of the UK’s biggest and most prestigious venues. The opportunities to work at sites such as the Royal Opera House in London and Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire are not ones that we take for granted. But while we usually focus on these more traditional venues, this month, w ...

As with many of the UK’s thriving sectors, the events industry has faced issues surrounding gender inequality and in some areas continues to do so. However, while some female workers still feel limited by the stereotypes related to women in events (not everyone wants to be a wedding planner!), many are striving to break through the industry’s ‘glass ceiling’ and are paving the ...

Throughout the UK, there are several venues that are specifically dedicated to the arts from beautiful art galleries to theatre and music venues. At Gallowglass, the Royal Opera House, London, is one of our favourites among this ever-growing list. This month we thought we’d share insight into the history of this magnificent building as well as the work our crewmen have carried ...

Gallowglass were awarded the Best Crewing Supplier at The Event Production Awards 2019 at the Hotel Novotel West London last Thursday 14th March. Nick Grecian, Managing Director of Gallowglass, shares his delight and comments on the reasons why it was so special;   "Hello, It was particularly satisfying to be awarded the Best Crewing Supplier at this year’s Event Production ...

As well as being the capital city, London is also renowned for being the events capital of the UK and for good reason too. Not only does this vibrant metropolis play host to a wide array of events ranging from business conferences and product launches to art exhibitions and live music performances, but the selection of venues offered here is phenomenal with the choice continuin ...

It’s that time in the month when we share exclusive insight into the lives of our ever-growing list of team members. Sarah Poulton, our Sales Administration Supervisor, joined Gallowglass back in 2005 and has functioned as an integral part of the team ever since! Here’s a little more about her including how she came to be in her role, what her colleagues would describe her as a ...

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll have been keeping up with our ‘Meet the Venue’ series where we have shared insight into some of the exciting locations Gallowglass have crewed at over the years. Having last month explored one of Europe’s most contemporary venues – Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via – and its relationship with our Spanish HQ - today, we are turning our atte ...

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