Why We Need To Save Grassroots Theatre

The summer of sport has drawn to a close and we’re sure you’ll agree that despite initial scepticism, it has been a roaring success not just for British athletes but also for the country as a whole. One of the prevailing opinions in the media is that the Olympic Games and Paralympics unified the nation […]

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Five of the Best Theatres Outside of London

There are a plethora of reasons to visit London, but one of the most popular among tourists (from the UK and beyond) is to sample the West End. There’s good reason for this; the West End boasts some of the finest productions and theatres not just in the UK, but the whole world. However, for […]

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Five Of The Best Edinburgh Fringe Festival Venues

It’s that time of the year again! For the next three weeks, Edinburgh is going to be taken over by comedians, theatre companies, dancers, artists and well…anyone who wants to perform as the legendary Fringe festival gets underway. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the world’s largest arts festival and consists of thousands of performers putting […]

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5 Ways to Conquer Stage Fright

Stage fright is a fear or phobia when having to perform/speak before an audience. It can manifest itself in many physical and emotional ways often leaving the performer in a state of panic. So how can we deal with the symptoms of stage fright? Preparation Preparation is key to building confidence. Familiarise yourself with the […]

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Will This Friday See The Greatest Show on Earth?

We’re sure that you’re all aware that a certain sporting event kicks off at the end of this week, and as the big day approaches anticipation is beginning to reach fever pitch despite the somewhat fraught build up involving security and traffic. Sports fans across the nation are preparing themselves for just over two weeks […]

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Theatres at Risk in UK

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A recent report published by the Theatres Trust has revealed that nearly 50 theatres throughout the UK are at “a real risk of being lost”. Although the number of theatres on this registry has decreased by seven since last year’s report, the findings are still bleak. Many theatres on the list are situated in areas […]

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PG Stage Design Flexible TV Studio at Middlesex University

We’ve undertaken quite a few exciting projects over the past thirty years here at PG Stage; we’ve designed, supplied and installed performance facilities and equipment all over the UK, in all kinds of venues. Our latest project was based at Middlesex University, who required a flexible and dynamic television studio for their Film, Media and […]

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LED Sales Soar

Lighting Science Group, who is the world’s leading premier LED lighting manufacturer, announced earlier this month that it has received more than $100 million of LED lighting orders in the last year alone. This highlights an astounding increase of more than 100% on last year. Chairman of Lighting Science Group commented, “Surpassing the $100 million […]

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The Benefits of LED stage lighting

LED stage lighting is more popular in theatres and studios because of the many benefits that LED stage lighting can bring to a theatrical or performance space. LED lighting has also become popular in other environments too, such as exhibitions, museums, jewellery displays, colleges, universities and art studios. Anywhere where light is important, and an […]

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Marlow Theatre gets a £25.6m face lift

Based in Canterbury, the Marlow Theatre has finally received the face lift it deserves, totally a £25.6million refurbishment. Plans to  tear down the old theatre have been on the council’s agenda for many years, making the refurbishment of the Marlow long awaited. In 2009, when the council voted for the refurbishment project to go ahead […]

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