HAWTHORN NEWS


POSTED ON 15/10/2019

We are very proud to announce that we were named Production, Rental and Staging Company of the Year at the prestigious AV Awards 2019 on Friday 11 October.

Held this year at Battersea Evolution, the AV Awards recognise best practice, reward innovation and celebrate excellence across the global audio-visual industry.



POSTED ON 07/10/2019

 

Have you recently purchased, or are you considering purchasing any Zero 88 FLX console? Are you looking to extend your console knowledge and brush up on your FLX skills?

We’ve teamed up with the guys at Zero 88 to host FLX Range training at our Leicestershire HQ on 16th October 2019

Venue: Hawthorn, Crown Business Park, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

The training is completely free of charge and you will:



POSTED ON 11/09/2019

After taking Las Vegas and London by storm, Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live will now thrill audiences in Berlin, Germany. Inspired by the hit Magic Mike film franchise, the latest production will open at the newly remodelled Club Theater at Potsdamer Platz in November this year. Having supported the London show since its opening last year, we're thrilled to announce that we've been chosen to supply lighting equipment to the new Berlin production.



POSTED ON 05/09/2019

Offering an unparalleled mix of cultural experiences, the Edinburgh International and Fringe festivals take place in August and collectively form the World’s largest arts festival. With thousands of performers taking to hundreds of stages across the city, this year proved to be the busiest ever; none more so than for us here at Hawthorn, who supplied equipment to performances across both festivals.

Having headed to Edinburgh for their 29th festival season, this year saw us provide lighting, rigging and power distribution to the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF).



POSTED ON 09/08/2019

We’re delighted to announce that we've been shortlisted for ‘Production, Rental and Staging Company of the Year’ at the AV Awards 2019.

Now in its 21st year, the AV Awards aim to recognise and reward excellence across the audio-visual industry so we’re thrilled to be in the running again this year.

Last year's ceremony saw us scoop the prestigious award of 'Live Event of the Year' for our work with Taylor Bennett Partners on the Adobe Summit EMEA 2018. 

Winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at Battersea Evolution on Friday 11 October 2019. 



POSTED ON 30/07/2019

We’re thrilled to announce that James Hunter, one of our Project Directors, has been shortlisted for the coveted miaList 2019.  

Organised by the Meetings Industry Association (mia), the list shines a spotlight on the industry’s greatest talent and recognises individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty.



POSTED ON 30/07/2019

We’re delighted to announce that we've been shortlisted in this year's Event Technology Awards. Once again, we've made the shortlist in the ‘Best Use of Audio Visual Technology’ category, recognising our work with agency Taylor Bennett Partners at the Adobe Summit EMEA 2019.



POSTED ON 10/07/2019

We’ve once again been out on the road with music legend and former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler. Supporting his ninth studio album, the ‘Down the Road Wherever’ world tour kicked off in April 2019, with Hawthorn supplying lighting and rigging equipment to the UK and European performances.  

Hailed by many as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Mark Knopfler has sold in excess of 120 million albums across his Dire Straits and solo career, with hits including ‘Money For Nothing’, ‘Sultans Of Swing’ and ‘Walk Of Life’.



POSTED ON 04/07/2019

A stunning multi-million refurbishment project to transform and futureproof iconic London theatre Kiln Theatre was completed in September 2018, and Hawthorn’s Install’s team was on hand to help rejuvenate the venue’s technical capabilities.

Kiln Theatre on London’s Kilburn High Road (previously known as Tricycle Theatre) has been a centre for diverse, world class productions since the 1980s. Relaunched last autumn, the site-wide renovation aimed to enrich the audience experience with an upgraded performance space and improved accessibility.



POSTED ON 04/07/2019

Here at Hawthorn, we pride ourselves on providing the latest production technologies to our client. This means we’re always adding new, exciting pieces of kit to our inventory. With so much new equipment hitting our hire shelves, we’ve picked out five of our favourites.

Sennheiser Digital 6000 Series


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