Blog

  1. Festoon Lighting and how

    Festoon Lighting at its best. Learn all about how

    December 22, 2021
    How-to Articles, Blog

    This is a blog post all about our festoons and fairy lights. As we stock a range of products, this will hopefully inform you and answer any questions you have about festoons.

  2. Supply chain issues

    Stock Availability and Supply issues Impacting 2021 - 2022

    November 19, 2021
    News Articles, Blog
    2021 has proven to be a challenging year with regards to stock availability. After the pandemic of 2020, suppliers reduced manufacturing from lack of demand but 2021 became a bumper year, swallowing up anything that could be sold. But where does that leave the world now?
  3. Dancefloor lighting

    The Importance of Lighting Effects at Events

    November 15, 2021
    Blog
    In this blog, we’ve listed our top disco lights. Whether you’re a DJ or a simple party-goer, creating a memorable atmosphere is made easier just by adding in some funky lighting.
  4. Showman Show Event 2021 image

    Successful Showman’s Show 2021

    November 15, 2021
    News Articles, Blog
    Showman Show 2021 proved to be slightly smaller show, yet it remained eventful. We describe how we put together our stand for the event, what we developed and the good work completed to engage and satisfy the delegates.
  5. LED Lighting in Marquee

    State of the Art LED Lighting in temporary structures with DMX

    October 25, 2021
    How-to Articles, Blog
    Our Technical Department, aka Al & Ewan have been working hard designing the infrastructure for a state of the art LED lighting system for this temporary structure, the ‘Garden Pavilion’.
  6. Pubs, Bars and Restaurants

    Pubs, Bars, Restaurants, Beer Gardens – Creating that outdoor areas.

    July 30, 2021
    Blog
    The re-opening of the hospitality and events sector after Corona virus lock down is likely to see an increase in outside areas. The future will be entertainment in a beer garden, marquee or even in your own garden at home. Read more about how restaurants and bars are adapting.
  7. Mains Adaptors with Protection

    Safety first… mains adaptors

    March 09, 2020
    Blog
    When it comes to Mains Adaptors we have had some shocking requests. Knowing how dangerous electricity can be, we thought it would be a good opportunity to get our in-house technical experts to give you a quick safety brief.
  8. February 2020 Newsletter

    February 2020 Newsletter

    March 09, 2020
    News Articles, Blog
    We’re feeling the love this Valentines and we wanted to take the opportunity to tell all our loyal customers you light up our lives – we love you a whole watt! 
  9. Fairly Lights in a Marquee

    Magical ways to light up your life with fairy lights

    February 24, 2020
    Blog
    Sparkly, twinkly, luminescence – fairy lights are mesmerising. Traditionally, they’re used to bling up a party spaces especially in December, but these sparkly beauties are not just for Christmas. 
  10. Chandelier illuminations

    Illuminate Your Marquees with a Chandelier

    February 18, 2020
    How-to Articles, Blog
    Marquees are all the rage these days. From weddings to birthdays even the poshest hotels seem to have some canvas structure to cater for the masses.  A marquee is a bride’s number two choice of wedding venue in the UK, only slightly pipped to the post by stately homes which although a dream, are not within everyone’s budget. 
  11. Vintage Lighting illustration

    How to: Vintage lighting

    February 10, 2020
    How-to Articles, Blog
    Reduce, reuse, recycle. With vintage all the rage you can easily create a fabulous lighting effect upcycling just about anything and make it look like it cost hundreds. Our very own Lighting Designer, Alex Darling, always gets asked how to create this look, here he lets us in on the secret. 
  12. Essential Supplies Products

    Essential Supplies. Who are we?

    February 06, 2020
    News Articles, Blog
    We’ve been around for over 21 years and have steadily grown in to one of the top companies in the UK for the supply and manufacture of lighting, electrical, rigging and audio products.
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