Case Studies

Mama Group

2014 was a busy year for Production Hire working with the prestigious MAMA Group on a number of their popular UK festivals. We were very proud to be a major supplier to the very first Somersault festival, a new five day summer camp of music, adventure and outdoor living set in the heart of the South West offering an alternative to the more traditional festivals.

Other MAMA events we have been proud to be suppliers to, include London’s award winning music and arts festival, LOVEBOX and the excellent music, arts and theatre event that is WILDERNESS.

Slammin Events

Our year with Slammin Events kicked off at Haggerstone Park, Shoreditch with the 2nd FOUND festival where we supplied all P.A across all 3 arenas, including the main outdoor stage which we used our L- Acoustic Kara system on, this was also used on the 2nd stage with our Funktion-One system on the 3rd stage. It was then off to Hatfield House for Eastern Electrics, where once again we supplied P.A, Lighting and LED Screens over 4 music arenas. Next stop was London’s Finsbury Park for the Ceremony and United festivals, these two events both had 7 music stages which PHL supplied P.A, lighting and LED Screens for.

Festival Republic

This year we supplied the P.A with our L-Acoustic Kara system on the BBC Radio1Xtra stages at both the Reading and Leeds festivals, where we also supplied the LED Screens with our Desay ER8 screens and processor, coupled with our Folsum Image Pro and Hippotiser control rack.

We also supplied all P.A and Lighting for the BBC Radio 2 Festival in a Day and Proms in the Park events at London’s prestigious Hyde Park for the BBC Introducing stage. Once again we supplied our L-Acoustic Kara system for the intimate saddlespan stage which this year witnessed 1000’s of people enjoying the eclectic acts that this stage had to offer.

Silverstone Woodlands

Production Hire returned to Silverstone Woodlands for another year of supplying all technical production for both the Formula 1 and the Moto GP events. PHL put our L- Acoustics Kara on the main stage which saw acts such as Bernie Marsden the simply brilliant Big Me, C.C Smugglers, DJ Frenic and many more all who entertained the 10,000 strong crowd throughout the weekends. One of our big Deesay LED Screens at the rear of the stage along side a concert package lighting design, all made for a great weekend for both artists and the attending public.

Jersey Live

Production Hire were once again very proud to supply the P.A, Lighting, Truss and LED Screens for the 10th Anniversary Jersey Live Music Festival. Taking place over two days on the Picturesque Island of Jersey and featuring top acts such as Fat Boy Slim, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Pete Tong, The Cribbs, The 1975 and Example.

Birmingham Mela 2013

Production Hire were the main supplier of all Production requirements for The Birmingham Mela 2 day festival in July. Taking place at Victoria Park, Smethurst – PHL supplied all the PA, Lighting, Staging and LED Screens. The PA and LED Screens were flown either side of the Saddlespan stage on our newly commisioned goal post truss structures. We also supplied all PA and Lighting for the 2nd and 3rd stages, the event was attended by over 125,000 people who enjoyed 2 full days of live bands and DJ’s.

Wave 105

Production Hire Limited will be supplying all sound, lighting, trussing and video content for the third of Wave 105’s concerts at The BIC, Bournemouth. PA supplied includes Martin Audio Longbow Line Array, Martin Audio W8S Subs & W8T Tops along with a Yamaha PM5D monitor desk and Digidesign Profile for FOH. Lighting consisted of 12 Highend studio beams and 12 Highend X spot extreme’s along with 6 Atomic strobes and molefay’s. This years line up includes Mark Owen from Take That, Travis, Paloma Faith, Stooshe, Union J and more acts TBC.

Slammin Vinyl

PHL have been the sound and light production company on many of Slammin Vinyl’s amazing shows, Slammin always guarantee to deliver to their audience a real visual spectacular along side the sound quality they expect and demand. We are very proud to have worked along side this long running and well respected rave organisation for many years, on such prestigious events like, ONE NATION, HARDCORE HEAVEN, TRANZMISSION, WESTFEST and their big 3 day bank holiday weekender SANCTUARY FESTIVAL

Rock of Ages Film Premiere, London

Rock of Ages film premiere at the odeon, Leicester Square. Despite the typical English summer rain that the day brought, PHL supplied the new Martin Audio MLA compact  which was flown outside the main entrance to the Odeon, where Bernie Marsden and his band performed to the 1000’s of people who attended the red carpet event to catch a glimpse of the stars including Tom Cruise and Russell Brand.

To read the article that L&SI Online published about the new MLA System, please click here.

We also had an article published in Audiopro which is available to read here.

Found Festival

Production Hire were very happy to be the chosen supplier for all of the production elements on the very first Found Festival at Shoreditch, London on June 15th 2013. The hugely succesful sell out event attracted over 7000 party people who all soaked up the sun accross four music arenas featuring top DJ’s including Todd Terry, Maya Jane Coles, Audiojack, Wolf & Lamb and Henrik Schwarz live. PHL provided full production over all four music arenas including the main stage. The main stage consisted of 16 Martin Audio W8LC Line Array (Flown) and 12 Martin Audio W218X Subs. In the big top arena we supplied the ever popular Funktion-one system consisting of 8 Res 5’s, 6 Res 4’s and 12 Funktion 121 Bass. We also supplied all the LED Screens on the main stage and lighting accross all four arenas.

Reading & Leeds Festivals 2013

Production Hire were very pleased to be supplying the new BBC 1Xtra Stage at this year’s Reading & Leeds festivals. We supplied all the PA consisting of our Martin Audio Longbow system and Turbosound monitors. We also provided all LED Screens for both sites, working closely with the BBC a design was agreed for the LED Screens to accommodate both the acts and the use of the screens as the late night cinema. Acts performing over the weekend included Wretch 32, Toddla T and Miss Dynamite.

Jersey Enterprise Awards

Production Hire were very pleased to supply the 2013 Jersey Enterprise Awards with there production requirements. Items supplied included our ground support system, A Type Truss, GP12 Truss, lodestar motors and 10 Robe 300 LED washes. The event was a great success and we very much look forward to returning in 2014.

Silverstone F1

Production Hire were perfectly suited to supply all the production elements for the F1 Grand Prix entertainment big top at Silverstone Woodlands, being located only 10 minutes away from the circuit. We supplied all the staging, trussing, PA Hire and Lighting Hire for the three day event.

We supplied our Martin Audio W8LC which was flown either side of the stage with our Midas Heritage 3000 out front.

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