Meet The Venue

The city of London is known the world over for having some of the most diverse, contemporary and striking art galleries. Not only is it home to venues such as the Tate Modern, Saatchi Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts, but smaller locations such as the two Serpentine Galleries also call the capital their home. These two locations will be the focus of the latest instalment o ...

Choosing a suitable venue will make or break your event, so it’s vital that you make the right choice. To help guide you in making this tough decision, we’ve put together some considerations that you should bear in mind during the planning stages of your event. Location, Location, Location When organising an event, you should already have an idea of the rough location in whic ...

The Natural History Museum is one of London’s busiest and most popular attractions. With huge exhibitions that dive into the deepest detail of times gone by, the museum is not only a great day out, but a cultural landmark recognised across the globe. In recent years, the museum has looked to up its game by bringing a larger and more varied offering for its visitors, including a ...

This month’s instalment of Meet the Venue takes us back in time to a historic venue located just a few short miles from the city of Oxford. Blenheim Palace is the residence of the Dukes of Marlborough and is one of England’s largest houses, covering roughly seven acres (28,000 square meters). The events that are held in the beautiful grounds of the palace are diverse, and Gallo ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 – ...

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