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Event organisers and the industry in general, are in a fortunate position where they have the opportunity to give back to the communities within which they operate. No matter where in the UK you work, or where the events are held, there are numerous opportunities to enrich the lives of the people that live and work locally. Events are a great time, where people come together to ...

In just a few short years, The Shard has become an iconic addition to the capital’s skyline, showing that hard work and perseverance give rewards. The story of The Shard’s construction is something of a roller coaster journey, facing setbacks and challenges from day one. However, since completion, The Shard has gone from strength to strength and has proven to be one of London’s ...

Over the last couple of years, we have sat down with various team members from across Gallowglass to find out a little more about them. Everything from their first day to their funniest stories and life outside work has been featured. However, in this time, one person has managed to avoid the spotlight, our noble leader and founder Paul Grecian. Here, we have the chance to get ...

With the social awareness of human impact on the environment at an all-time high, we’re beginning to see more and more green approaches within the industry. Whether this is led by event organisers, brands or suppliers, the importance of minimising our collective effect on the environment is something that many more people are aware of within the industry. In this article, we’ll ...

London is one of the best cities in the world to host an event. Whether this is a large scale exhibition, an exclusive awards ceremony or something in between, London’s catalogue of venues will have something to suit all preferences. Many of the capital’s venues are historic structures, such as the Royal Albert Hall or Hampton Court Palace. However, over the last few years, we ...

Our Meet the Team series is all about sharing the experiences of our team and giving them an opportunity to share stories from both inside and outside of the Gallowglass world. This time, we had the pleasure to interview Adam Cable, our Regional Manager for London, and pick his brains about his time with us.  What was your experience before joining the Gallowglass team?  I wo ...

Something we pride ourselves on at Gallowglass is the ability and professionalism of our crewing team. As we have crews located across the UK, one of the particular pinch points for us is training. Typically, we employ three levels of training: Induction: This is mandatory for all employees who join us. We provide induction training to ensure that all crew members are up to sp ...

As we recently mentioned in our blog about organising an event with a low budget, sponsorship can be the key to unlocking extra revenue when preparing an event. But, what if you’re on the other side of the proposal? Sponsorships work because they are designed to be mutually beneficial, meaning that both parties involved walk away happy. Many events and elements of events are sp ...

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 ...

As a crewing company, many of our workforce operate remotely and only very occasionally pay us a visit at Gallow HQ. This means that almost every day of the year, we have teams of people working hard, up and down the country, to deliver some of the nation’s biggest and best events. As you can imagine, coordinating this is no mean feat, and takes lots of planning hard work. One ...

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