POSTED ON 05/06/2019

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Jolene Price who has joined us as Business Development Manager.

Following a period of substantial growth, Jolene has joined the team to support the development of new and existing business for our award-winning live event technical production service.

Before joining Hawthorn, Jolene held the position of Sales, Events and Marketing Director at Rail Media and brings with her over 19 years of experience in sales and events.

POSTED ON 13/05/2019

We're thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for ‘Best Outsourced AV Provider’ at the Conference & Hospitality Show Awards 2019.

Now celebrating its fifth year, the CHS Awards provide UK hotels, venues and suppliers with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities and services. 

Winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony on Thursday 6th June 2019 at The Royal Armouries in Leeds.

You can view the full shortlist here

POSTED ON 24/04/2019

Did you know Hawthorn can also help you create the wow factor at your big day? Based in Leicestershire, Cambridge and London, we offer creative lighting, sound and staging services for stunning weddings, parties and exclusive celebrations. 

Indoor or outdoor, we work with you to create the perfect lighting and sound solution for your occasion and venue, so you can relax in the knowledge that the technicalities are in experienced hands. 

POSTED ON 16/04/2019

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Bingham who has joined us as Technical Production Director.

Before joining Hawthorn, Bingham held the position of Production Director at Vibration Group where he was most recently responsible for assisting with the growth and delivery of production at Printworks London, a ground-breaking multi-use venue.

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, this isn’t the first time that Bingham has been a member of our team, having been employed as our Head of London Projects from 2005 to 2011.

POSTED ON 11/04/2019

Putting event technology firmly in the spotlight, Prolight + Sound returned to Messe Frankfurt in Germany for four jam-packed days of product launches, events and networking opportunities. With numerous halls of audio, video, rigging and lighting technology, the show provided a comprehensive overview of the latest industry trends and technologies whilst also offering a huge range of lectures and presentations. Our Asset Logistics Director Adrian Searle headed over to the show to get clued up on the latest innovations hitting the technical production scene in 2019.

POSTED ON 08/04/2019

ITV Studios Global Entertainment unveiled their spring drama slate to a packed audience of international buyers at its second annual Drama Festival. Held at London’s iconic Roundhouse on 20 February 2019, the event saw 330 delegates experience a range of new titles from ITV Studios’ production labels and leading independent producers. We supported the ITV Studios team to showcase some of the most exciting and powerful dramas soon to launch to the international market.

POSTED ON 28/03/2019

9 to 5 the Musical is getting down to business playing to packed out audiences at the West End’s Savoy Theatre. We're delighted to have been chosen to supply lighting equipment to the show.

Starring Louise Redknapp, Caroline Sheen, Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen, Bonnie Langford and Brian Conley, the smash-hit musical features a book by the iconic movie’s original screenwriter Patricia Resnick and an Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-nominated score by the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton.

POSTED ON 26/03/2019

An exciting £13 million phased restoration scheme to breathe new life into Battersea’s historic Grade II*-listed Victorian former Town Hall, Battersea Arts Centre, has been completed. Now stunningly restored, with Hawthorn rejuvenating the technical equipment installation, the award-winning venue is once again open to the public.

POSTED ON 15/03/2019

We are very proud to announce that last week we picked up the award for ‘Technical Event Production of the Year’ at The Event Production Awards 2019. 

The Event Production Awards is attended by the industry’s finest organisers, suppliers and contractors and aims to showcase, highlight and reward success and excellence.