This past summer marked the 10th anniversary of Staines-upon-Thames Day, a festival marking the renaming of the town. And after a two-year hiatus due to COVID, it was fantastic to see so many people come out and celebrate.
One of the festival's highlights is always the outdoor stage, which features local talent throughout the day. This year, Outdoor Stages was once again proud to supply the stage, lighting, and sound equipment for the event.
So let's tell you a little bit more about this event and our involvement.
Staines-upon-Thames Day Returns to Celebrate 10 Years
This family-friendly event is usually hosted annually and brings together talent from across the community for a one-day celebration that includes musical performances, dancers, sporting events, and even a duck race.
This year's edition boasted three performance areas, vintage motorbike and car displays, bands, a mini beer festival, street food, a fairground, rowing races, canoe taster sessions, pedalos, and boat trips! There really was something for everyone.
In terms of our event brief, we were once again tasked with providing the main stage and all supporting production elements, including the PA system, lighting, and power. So let's tell you all about that in more detail below.
Outdoor Stages Returns to Supply Main Stage Production to Staines-upon-Thames Day
As mentioned, our job was to handle the main stage production for the event. We supplied one of our more recent additions to our staging inventory, our 8m x 6m arc roof stage. This stage size is perfect for community events as it doesn't have the bulk of our festival stages but still delivers a more imposing footprint than our mobile 6m x 4m stages.
Of course, we then had to rig the stage with a lighting and sound system that would be fit for purpose. We supplied a selection of our versatile Chauvet moving head fixtures that offer a variety of beam angles, gobos, and colours. We also deployed our stage blinders, LED PAR cans, uplighters, and disco lighting ensemble (including strip lights) for good measure.
On the sound side of the equation, we supplied our top-of-the-range d&b audiotechnik outdoor PA system (including suspended line arrays), which carries the audio beautifully for open-air events like this one. We ran soundchecks with the various acts throughout the day to ensure everyone was happy with the levels and continued to balance things via our MIDAS M32 digital mixer.
All in all, it was another successful event for us here at Outdoor Stages, and we're already looking forward to next year's edition! As one of the few events we've partnered with from the start, it's always a pleasure to come back and help make it happen.
Talk to Outdoor Stages Today Regarding Your Upcoming Outdoor Event
Whether you're planning a local community event like this one, you're organising a national-scale music festival, or you need a stage for any other type of outdoor event, we at Outdoor Stages have you covered.
We have an extensive range of stages in various sizes and styles (including our Arc Roof and Arc Dome stages), along with all the necessary audio, lighting, and power equipment to make your event a success. And, of course, our team of experienced event professionals are on hand to advise you every step of the way to make sure that everything goes off without a hitch.
For more information about our services or to discuss your specific requirements, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us today on 07908916458 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.