POSTED ON 16/04/2019

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Bingham who has joined us as Technical Production Director.

Before joining Hawthorn, Bingham held the position of Production Director at Vibration Group where he was most recently responsible for assisting with the growth and delivery of production at Printworks London, a ground-breaking multi-use venue.

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, this isn’t the first time that Bingham has been a member of our team, having been employed as our Head of London Projects from 2005 to 2011.

POSTED ON 11/04/2019

Putting event technology firmly in the spotlight, Prolight + Sound returned to Messe Frankfurt in Germany for four jam-packed days of product launches, events and networking opportunities. With numerous halls of audio, video, rigging and lighting technology, the show provided a comprehensive overview of the latest industry trends and technologies whilst also offering a huge range of lectures and presentations. Our Asset Logistics Director Adrian Searle headed over to the show to get clued up on the latest innovations hitting the technical production scene in 2019.

POSTED ON 08/04/2019

ITV Studios Global Entertainment unveiled their spring drama slate to a packed audience of international buyers at its second annual Drama Festival. Held at London’s iconic Roundhouse on 20 February 2019, the event saw 330 delegates experience a range of new titles from ITV Studios’ production labels and leading independent producers. We supported the ITV Studios team to showcase some of the most exciting and powerful dramas soon to launch to the international market.

POSTED ON 28/03/2019

9 to 5 the Musical is getting down to business playing to packed out audiences at the West End’s Savoy Theatre. We're delighted to have been chosen to supply lighting equipment to the show.

Starring Louise Redknapp, Caroline Sheen, Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen, Bonnie Langford and Brian Conley, the smash-hit musical features a book by the iconic movie’s original screenwriter Patricia Resnick and an Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-nominated score by the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton.

POSTED ON 26/03/2019

An exciting £13 million phased restoration scheme to breathe new life into Battersea’s historic Grade II*-listed Victorian former Town Hall, Battersea Arts Centre, has been completed. Now stunningly restored, with Hawthorn rejuvenating the technical equipment installation, the award-winning venue is once again open to the public.

POSTED ON 25/03/2019


Have you recently purchased, or are you considering purchasing any Zero 88 FLX console? Are you looking to extend your console knowledge and brush up on your FLX skills?

We’ve teamed up with the guys at Zero 88 to host FLX Range training at our Leicestershire HQ on 2nd May 2019 or 16th May 2019

Venue: Hawthorn, Crown Business Park, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

The training is completely free of charge and you will:

POSTED ON 15/03/2019

We are very proud to announce that last week we picked up the award for ‘Technical Event Production of the Year’ at The Event Production Awards 2019. 

The Event Production Awards is attended by the industry’s finest organisers, suppliers and contractors and aims to showcase, highlight and reward success and excellence.

POSTED ON 14/03/2019

Hundreds of television buyers from across the globe headed to ACC Liverpool for BBC Studios Showcase 2019, the world’s largest international television market hosted by a single distributor. Taking place on 17-20 February, the event brought together producers, talent and BBC executives as well as Britain’s most successful creatives. For the 13th year running, we supported BBC Studios to showcase its premium programmes, delivering two hotly-anticipated evening events.

POSTED ON 08/02/2019

 We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in this year's Event Production Awards. We’re a finalist in the ‘Technical Event Production of the Year’  category, recognising our work with agency Taylor Bennett Partners at the Adobe Summit EMEA 2018.