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Gunning for Battle Proms

Gunning for Battle Proms Midas will supply full site power and distro to JSL Productions’ Battle Proms picnic concerts across five sites next summer. With LEDs slashing lighting rigs’ requirements and audio ever more energy efficient, Symphotech, which has looked after technical production since the event started at Battle Abbey 30 years ago, [...]

2017-12-14T11:16:04+00:00December 13th, 2017|Events Sector|

Culture Vulture

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 got off to a spectacular start with a firework display on the waterfront welcoming in the New Year one of a weight of highlights across six sites. Zsolt Balogh's film, We Are Hull, was the centre point. Stunning animations and archive footage projected onto City Hall, Ferens Art [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00February 1st, 2017|Events Sector|

Midas on parade

Since 1987 the London New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP) has weaved its way across the West End.  The biggest of its kind, LNYPD invites participation from the capital’s 31 boroughs, raises money for a number of charities and attracts more than 1m spectators. Organisers shook up the model this year, production company NSR bringing [...]

2017-12-29T11:03:45+00:00February 1st, 2017|Events Sector|

Midas in the picture for Vevo Halloween hit

Midas provided all the power as Vevo Halloween hit Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool on 29th October, for 3,400 ticket holders and millions of others via the video hosting service’s website. Set in a dockside warehouse, with the stage in an adjoining temporary structure, the 12,000sq m site was painstakingly dressed to the theme ‘Phobias’, which was [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00November 8th, 2016|Events Sector, Festival|

Power to the People

Temporary power suppliers ensure that the industry isn’t left in the dark LIVE events in the UK are bigger and better than ever. From greenfield spectacles and sport events to live television broadcasts, the expectations organisers have for power suppliers have never been higher. “Every event is unique and therefore requires a different [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00October 14th, 2016|Events Sector|

Lantern Festival takes Midas to Leeds, Birmingham & London

Midas will power Weli Creative’s Magical Lantern Festival in three cities this winter after the launch event, a riot of colour and creativity at Chiswick House, London in February/March, attracted more than 110,000 people. The Magical Lantern Festival hits Roundhay Park, Leeds and Birmingham Botanical Gardens from November 25 to January 2, and Midas [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00October 11th, 2016|Events Sector|

Suffolk Show success

Numbers were up at the Suffolk Show and the quality of enquiry on the Midas stand was excellent. Several hire contracts were negotiated there and then, with equipment quickly dispatched. In one case, the day after the show finished. “There were numerous location visits for prospective clients as well and a schedule of works [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00September 14th, 2016|Agriculture, Events Sector|

Midas spurs Jockey Club Live to record number of dates

Temporary power specialist Midas has provided for a record number of Jockey Club Live shows this summer, with Aintree added to the calendar. In the sophomore year of a three-season contract with Symphotech, which manages production for Jockey Club Live, Midas accommodated the weight of shows with three separate kits of 220 kVA synched [...]

2017-04-26T18:14:36+01:00August 19th, 2016|Events Sector|