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If you’re looking to find out a little more about what life is like working for Gallowglass, our ‘Meet the Team’ series is a must-read! Over the last year, we’ve chatted to several members of our team from general crewmen right up to regional senior crew chiefs, all with the aim of providing a snapshot into what becoming a part of the Gallowglass crew is like. This month, we i ...

How many times have you scanned the job ads and been knocked back by the insistence on academic qualifications and experience? Starting out in the workplace can be a daunting prospect, especially if you still haven’t decided what you want to do in life. Imagine, then, discovering a company that is not only ready to give you a chance, but also offering free training and as much ...

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most thriving event hubs, and as such, is home to its very own team of Gallowglass crewmen who provide invaluable support to some of the city’s biggest events. However, while our Barcelona office has been growing ever since its inception, the ties between our Barcelona team and UK Head Office are still as strong as ever and serve to provide unique o ...

From 10 Downing Street to Elton John’s back garden, Gallowglass have worked at some of the UK’s most iconic venues, but did you know that our ever-expanding portfolio extends a long way beyond the UK? This month, we’re turning our attention to Barcelona, a long-time favourite destination for international events. We’re homing-in on one of the superstars in the venue firmament – ...

Happy New Year!  As we throw ourselves into 2019, we can’t resist taking one last look at the highs and highs of the last 12 months. Last year, not only did we work with almost 1,900 different clients on over 7,400 individual projects, but we were lucky enough to have played a part in some of the year’s most prominent events. From concerts, shows and festivals to film, TV and s ...

Throughout the year, we have covered a range of exciting locations in our ‘Meet the Venue’ series, helping you to discover more about the fantastic places we have worked at. For the final month of 2018, we are turning our focus back to London’s Historic Royal Palace venues. While the Tower of London was the first to be featured, today, we’d like to introduce you to the second v ...

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 Gallowgla ...

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.   W ...

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