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St Georges Day HULLAbALOO Launch

St Georges Day HULLAbALOO Launch Saturday 22nd April saw the launch of HULLAbALOO, a unique music festival created by students and run by students. There were 150 tickets available for the event which completely SOLD OUT. Thank you to all the incredible artists, ...

Emeli Sandé: Long Live the Angels

LS-Live Emeli Sandé: Long Live the Angels Production Park company LS-Live recently provided the stage and set to Emeli Sandé for the European leg of her Long Live the Angels Tour. They provided a variety of different-sized on-stage risers which were covered ...

SHURE In Partnership with Backstage Academy

Backstage Academy SHURE It’s great to see BACKSTAGE ACADEMY and Shure UK forming a new partnership! Shure will support the Academy with training events, sharing technical knowledge and experience, and providing the Academy's students with access to the hardware used daily by ...

Backstage Academy Student: On Tour with MUSE

Backstage Academy Student: On Tour with MUSE A BACKSTAGE ACADEMY 3rd year student got the chance to gain work experience on the Italian leg of Muse’s breath-taking Drones World Tour. He was lucky enough to spend the weekend in Milan and fully ...

ROCKPOOL CAFÉ IS OPEN!

ROCKPOOL CAFÉ OPEN Rockpool Tour Catering have now opened Rockpool Café on-site at Production Park. All Production Park staff, BACKSTAGE ACADEMY students and other guests can enjoy a large range of high quality, fresh, home cooked food on a daily basis. The team ...

Rockpool Tour Catering Opening Tomorrow

NEW On-site Diner Our brand new on-site diner, Rockpool Tour Catering, is opening TOMORROW and we can’t ...

Victory at Silverstone for Ford GT

Victory at Silverstone Ford GT The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team won the first race of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship with a victory at Silverstone over the weekend. #67 Ford GT was first past the chequered flag in the season ...

Job Vacancy: Welder Fabricator

Production Park Ltd Welder Fabricator The Company Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring five rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre. The Role In this role you ...

Job Vacancy: Manufacturing Process Engineer

Production Park Ltd Manufacturing Process Engineer The Company Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre, Backstage Academy. The Park is home ...

The Great North Run Bake Off

Bake Off! The Great North Run Earlier today we hosted a ‘Bake-off’ at Production Park. The money raised was in aid of Hannah Whitfield’s charity place in The Great North Run which is due to take place in September. Hannah is running ...

The Mill: Glass Animals

Cato Music: The Mill Glass Animals Great time-lapse of Glass Animals using our London-based Production Rehearsal facility, The Mill, at Cato ...

Production Park Staff Spotlight | Episode 1 | This or That

Production Park Staff Spotlight Episode 1 | This or That Cato Music’s King of The North, Sam Wilkinson, took to our staff hotseat to answer some quickfire ...

Ford GT WEC 2017

Ford GT WEC 2017 The 2017 World Endurance Championship gets underway this weekend with the season opener, the 6 Hours of Silverstone, taking place over Easter weekend. The season will include the 85th running of the renowned 24 Hours of Le Mans ...

Backstage Academy Student: On Tour with MUSE

Last year, a BACKSTAGE ACADEMY student got the chance to work on Muse’s incredible Drones World Tour. He was lucky enough to spend the weekend in Milan and fully immerse himself in the touring environment of a world-famous rock band, ...

Production Park Collaboration: The XX

Production Park Collaboration The XX Production Park company LS-Live provided The xx with the stage set for their 2017/18 tour. It was great to see Production Park residents, The Music Consortium, involved too. They provided Technical Personnel ...

Backstage Academy students on tour with Olly Murs

Backstage Academy students On tour with Olly Murs It is great to see that three BACKSTAGE ACADEMY graduates worked on Olly Murs’ team on his most recent Arena Tour! Past students Torin Arnold, Chris Wynn and James Erving are all pictured below ...

Emeli Sandé

Emelie Sandé LS-Live Production Park company LS-Live are proud to have provided staging to Emeli Sandé's recently completed UK 2017 ...

MUSE Space Station – 1 year on

MUSE Space Station 1 year on A year ago today, we posted this video on our Facebook page! A time-lapse of the remarkable feat of engineering completed by Production Park company Brilliant Stages. #MUSE ...

Renault F1 Chinese GP

Renault F1 Chinese GP Renault Sport Formula One Team endured a frustrating weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix finishing in 12th and 13th positions after an eventful race at the Shanghai International Circuit. Production Park company Litestructures are proud supporters and we ...

Leeds & Reading Fest

Leeds & Reading Fest The incredible Reading Festival/Leeds Festival has finally released their complete 2017 line-up! The event’s main acts include Kasabian, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club, Eminem, Major Lazer, Korn, Muse, Liam Gallagher, and Blossoms, to name a ...

Tony Cragg Exhibition supported by Litestructures

Tony Cragg Exhibition Supported by Litestructures Tony Cragg's biggest ever UK exhibition is now open, which includes the 5-metre-tall, 7-tonne Caldera and it’s sponsored by Production Park company Litestructures. Make sure you visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park! #TonyCragg ...

Baroness Jolly Supports Backstage Academy

Baroness Jolly Supports Backstage Academy Production Park We welcomed Baroness Jolly to Production Park on Wednesday. Baroness Jolly joined the Liberal Party in 1984. She has occupied various roles throughout those years with her most recent appointment coming after the 2015 General ...

Liteconsole at SXSW 2017

Liteconsole SXSW Festival It was great to see LiteConsole DJ booths being used at this year's SXSW Festival! The LiteConsoles travel all over the globe with world-class artists after they have been produced by Litestructures on-site at Production Park in ...

Rag N Bone Man at London Studio

Rag N Bone Man London Studio - The Mill Great footage showing off our London Studio, The Mill at Cato Music. good to have the Rag’n’Bone Man in our midst before he heads out on his European tour! #studio #RagNBoneMan #rehearsal   Check ...

SXSW 2017

The British Music Embassy SXSW 2017 The British Music Embassy Venue @ SXSW 2017 was powered by Production Park company Cato Music. Congratulations to all involved! Photo Credit:Thomas Jackson - TyneSight ...

Litestructures Supports Renault F1

Renault F1 Supported by Litestructures Production Park company Litestructures are proud to support Renault Sport Formula One Team in the 2017 season! The next race is in China on Sunday and we can't ...

Vacancy: Creative Operative

Vacancy Creative Operative Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring five rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre, Backstage Academy. The Park is home to workshops, offices and ...

BMTH Tour Production Manager Interview

BMTH Tour Production Manager Interview Rob Highcroft When Bring Me The Horizon came to Production Park last year, they rehearsed in LS-Live Studio 001 on the set which LS-Live had built for them. This was in preparation for the 2016/17 world ...

The XX live in Nottingham

The XX Live in Nottingham Check out these photos taken by our in-house photographer, Sarah Womack, of The XX set which was made by fellow Production Park company ...

The XX time lapse

The XX Time lapse Check out this amazing time lapse of the XX stage and set build in LS-Live Studio ...

The XX LS-Live Studio 001

The XX LS-Live Studio 001 The XX approached LS-Live for a stage set for their 2017/2018 worldwide tour. The main set features a clear poly carbonate DJ console, poly carbonate decks with underside illumination and 8 rotating monolith towers. The XX also rented ...

Pontefract & Castleford Express – Perry Scenic

Perry Scenic Katy Perry Pontefract & Castleford Express have written an article revealing Production Park company, Perry Scenic Creatives involvement with the Brit Award performance from Katy Perry. Click this link to go straight to the article! ‘We built some houses for Katy ...

Olly Murs 2017 tour rehearsals

Olly Murs 2017 Tour Rehearsals Olly Murs was in our London Cato Music Studios last week before coming to Yorkshire to have a full set rehearsal in our Studio 001. (Exclusive photos coming soon) In the mean time here are some Instagram ...

Job Vacancy: Automation & Electronics Manager

Job Vacancy Automation & Electronics Manager Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring five rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre. Please click on the link below to ...

BBC Radio 2 mention

big thanks to @jj58_ and @bethan_j for my little feature on radio 2 last night haha....and big love to the rest of the house gang who worked on them too 🏠🏠🏠🏠🏠🏠🏠 A post shared by @hanlwhit on Feb 24, 2017 ...

Katy Perry Brit Awards 2017

Katy Perry Perry brought the house down! Did you see The BRIT Awards on Wednesday night? Production Park company Perry Scenic Creative provided the stage and set for Katy Perry, including the dancing White ...

Litestructures Support Renault F1 Team

Litestructures Renault F1 Team Production Park and Litestructures are proud to support Renault F1 in their upcoming season. We're excited for the first lights ...

The X Factor 2017

The X Factor 2017 In Studio 001 It’s not very often we get a dog posing on stage in our studio… Last week, The X Factor finalists visited Production Park and rehearsed in LS-Live Studio 001 in preparation for their Live Tour ...

The 1975 Brit Awards 2017

The 1975 Brit Awards 2017 Congratulations to our clients The 1975 who were named best British Group at the BRIT Awards last night! Back at the start of 2016, Production Park company Brilliant Stagesproduced four monoliths and three LED frames that the ...

Job Vacancy: Design Engineer

Job Vacancy: Design Engineer The Company   Production Park is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring five rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses and the UK’s only Live Events Production University Centre.   The Role   The Designer prepares detailed fabrication-assembly drawings, ...

Avenged Sevenfold London O2 Load in

Avenged Sevenfold London O2 Time lapse Production Park company Perry Scenic Creative recently created this spectacular set for heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold… See the full arena load-in time lapse ...

Tony Cragg Exhibition

Sponsored by Litestructures Tony Cragg Exhibition We are proud to announce that Production Park company Litestructures will be sponsoring the UK's biggest exhibition to date by leading sculptor, Tony Cragg. The exhibition opens on 4 March at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. New sculptures, ...

ISE17

Backstage Academy ISE17 BACKSTAGE ACADEMY students have been on-site at #ISE17 in Amsterdam providing servers, technical support, and content for Panasonic! The 14th edition of ISE opened its doors today to a community of manufacturers, distributors, integrators, service providers and end-users. The show ...

The Cribs 2017 Tour

The Cribs 2017 Tour Wakefield born band, The Cribs, have announced details of a special UK anniversary tour to celebrate 10 years of their album ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’. Tickets are released on Friday, including a date at Leeds Direct Arena! NME ...

The Cancer Bonus Tour

TCBT We are proud to be contributing to such a great cause! Production Park are proud to support The Cancer Bonus Tour! “My name is Bryan Leitch and I have been working in the live music industry as a lighting designer for ...

Peter Kay Dance for Life 2017

Peter Kay Dance for Life This time last year we had the hilarious Peter Kay as a visitor at Production Park! He used LS-Live Studio 001 in preparation for his 2016 UK Tour ‘Peter Kay’s Dance For Life’. After the enormous success of ...

TDCC Live in Leeds

TDCC Leeds O2 Academy We visited our clients Two Door Cinema Club on Monday when they performed at The O2 Academy Leeds! Check out these great shots taken by our in-house photographer Sarah ...

TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival Glasgow All the headliners at the brand new TRNSMT festival in Scotland this summer are past Production Park clients! #Radiohead #Kasabian ...

Pythios

Backstage Academy Pythios Well done to the BACKSTAGE ACADEMY students who managed to put this project together in just two weeks… very ...

Independent Venues

Independent Venues Let’s keep them alive!! Independent venues are the starting place for some of the biggest names in music! BBC News ...

Neon Workshops: Richard Wheater

Neon Workshops Richard Wheater Last night, local company Neon Workshops unveiled Richard Wheater’s ‘Money and Moons’ neon installation on their roof in Wakefield! The new significant roof work is the second text piece in the Things People Say series, recounting snippets of ...

The Home of Backstage Academy

Production Park The Home of Backstage Academy Is this something you, a relative or a friend could be interested in? We are the home of BACKSTAGE ...

Helping the Local Community

Message of thanks South Kirkby and Moorthorpe Town Council We would like to give a big thank you to Production Park / LS Live for providing a stage for our Pantomime on Saturday 14th January free of charge. The theatre company ...

BBC Radio 1s Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1s Big Weekend BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Yorkshire! It is set to be one of the musical highlights of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Kings Of Leon, Little Mix and Stormzy will perform over the weekend ...

Avenged Sevenfold on Tour

Avenged Sevenfold On Tour Great video showing the stage and set that Production Park company Perry Scenic Creative provided to Avenged Sevenfold for their UK and European tour... ...not a bad drum solo either! Drum ...

Backstage Academy 2017 Applications

Backstage Academy 2017 Applications   BACKSTAGE ACADEMY are still accepting applications for courses starting in September!   Interested in lighting, sound, music technology, visuals, touring, stage management, staging, technology? Backstage Academy is waiting for you.. It's not too late join us this year! Get your ...

Music Consortium appointment

Music Consortium appointment Technical Support Services partner Production Park residents The Music Consortium celebrate one year on Production Park by announcing a new partnership that will bring great benefit to the wider site. Please see their press release below: Those of you ...

Avenged Sevenfold Studio 001

Avenged Sevenfold Studio 001 LS-Live Studio 001 is a 17,664 SQ FT mega-space based at Production Park and is used for world class productions and test builds! Recently, Studio 001 was used by heavy-metal band Avenged Sevenfold as a pre-tour production space. ...

Cato Music joins forces with Vans for Bands

  Announcement Cato Music joins forces with Vans for Bands   Production Park company Cato Music and Vans for Bands (VFB) are pleased to announce that they have teamed up in order to expand their respective service offerings to clients.   As part of the ...

Robbie Williams Platinum Announcement

Robbie Williams Platinum Announcement Our client Robbie Williams announced on twitter today that his album, The Heavy Entertainment Show, has gone Platinum in the UK. Take a look at the work Production Park company Perry Scenic Creative undertook for Robbie back in ...

KRS VACANCY

VACANCY KRS Our friends at Knight Rigging Services are recruiting a Venue Operations Manager! Find out more information here: ...

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Twitter Follow us on Twitter Follow us on twitter to keep up-to-date with all our current news!! Our twitter handle is ...

Group Conference 2016

Group Conference 2016 Unity Works On Friday December 23rd, we held our Group Conference day at Unity Works in Wakefield! The day gave us chance to recognise employees who have worked at the company for a significant amount of time. Congratulations to all ...

Merry Xmas 2017

Merry Xmas Happy New Year Here's to a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Production ...

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Rolex 24 at Daytona It has been announced that Ford Chip Ganassi Racing are going to field four Ford GTs at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January! The Ford GT program earned six wins in its debut ...

Youngest EVER Customer!

Youngest EVER Customer Cato Music We had our youngest ever Cato Music customer recently… She’s happy with her egg ...

Backstage Academy Open Day January

Backstage Academy Open Day January Do you want to kick-start your career in the live events industry? There is a BACKSTAGE ACADEMY Open Day on the 11th January. The Open Day will feature a live performance, projection mapping, a tour of Production Park’s ...

Save The Children 2016

Save The Children 2016 Christmas Jumper Day Today, Production Park employees have been taking part in Christmas Jumper day raising money for Save the ...

Maxwell

Maxwell King & Queen of Hearts Tour Great photo of the ‘rock’ set that Production Park company Perry Scenic Creative made for Maxwell and Mary J. ...

The Weeknd X-Factor Final

The Weeknd X-Factor Final Production Park company Brilliant Stages collaborated with LS-Live to provide the video floor stage for The Weeknd's live performance on The X Factor Final on ...

Muse Time lapse

30K Muse Time lapse Production Park company Brilliant Stages have hit over 30,000 YouTube views on their Muse Drones Tour ...

TPI Awards 2017

Congratulations! TPI Awards 2017 nominees Congratulations to Production Park residents who have been shortlisted for the following TPi MAGAZINE & AWARDS: Pyrojunkies LTD - Favourite Special Effects Company KB Event Ltd - Favourite Trucking Company Knight Rigging Services - Favourite Rigging Company BACKSTAGE ACADEMY's MD, ...

Jon Perry Masterclass

Backstage Academy Jon Perry Masterclass Jonathan Perry, Managing Director of Perry Scenic Creative gave a masterclass to our students on Friday. He has decades of experience in the field of Scenic Art and Stage & Set design, in both the music and ...

Save The Children

Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day On Friday 16th December, Production Park employees will wear their silliest festive jumpers in aid of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day! If you’d like to donate, please text TEAMLIVE1 to ...

Rumbo

Employee of the Month Rumbo Here is Rumbo our office dog! He now has his own employee ID ...

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy Planning Administrator Download the job details ...

Prize for Sculpture

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture We attended The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture award dinner last week! Production Park company Litestructures were the headline sponsors of the largest and most ambitious exhibition The Hepworth Wakefield have ever staged! Read more on The Guardian website, ...

Cato Music Shop

FINALLY OPEN! Cato Music Shop We are excited to announce that our brand new Cato Music shop is now officially OPEN on Production Park! Our shop caters for musicians, techs, engineers, riggers, set carps, LD's, local crew and everyone in between. If you ...

BMTH Exclusive

Studio 001 BMTH Exclusive BRING ME THE HORIZON came to visit us last month before they started their UK Tour!! Take a look at these BMTH Exclusive shots of their stage set in Production Park's LS-Live Studio 001 and of their recent ...

LS-Live recent Clients

Production Park Company LS-Live recent Clients Production Park company LS-Live have been very busy over the last few weeks! From their rental warehouse stock, they have provided staging to a number of clients, including: Madness, The Specials (Official), Bullet for My Valentine, ...

Robbie Williams

Cato Music Robbie Williams We had Robbie Williams rehearsing at Cato Music recently, at our London based studios! Robbie will be undertaking a huge stadium tour next year across the UK and Europe, including dates in Manchester, Cardiff, Edinburgh and ...

Christmas Toy Run 2016

Sparpigs Christmas Toy Run 2016 Production Park have been donating gifts and money to the Sparpig’s Christmas Toy Run 2016 which is due to take place on the 3rd December. This fantastic cause delivers Christmas presents to children who are in hospital ...

Production Park New Acquisition

Production Park New Acquisition Brilliant Technologies Visual Design Services   Production Park invests in visual design services and support for emerging technical trends Production Park announces the acquisition of consulting firm, AspectUnlimited and the integration of their media design workflow consultancy into the ...

EXCLUSIVE

EXCLUSIVE Behind The Scenes BMTH Bring Me The Horizon rehearse at Production Park in LS-Live Studio 001 before going on their world tour! We time lapsed the load in, rehearsal and the load out from above and in front of their mammoth ...

Race Of Remembrance

Production Park & Backstage Academy Race Of Remembrance Production Park and BACKSTAGE ACADEMY supported 2016’s Race of Remembrance at the weekend! Our very own Lee and Ben Brooks took part in the 1000KM endurance race, which this year returned to the wonderful ...

Latest Studio!

The Mill Latest Studio Have you seen our newest rehearsal studio down in London? The Mill - Cato Music - is a unique rehearsal space based in Wimbledon. The studio is a 108x42FT facility that comes with a private green room, dressing rooms, ...

Fabricator Vacancy

Production Park Fabricator Welder Vacancy Download the job ...

LS-Live Construction

Throwback LS-Live Construction Back in 2005, Production Park’s LS-Live Studio 001 was officially opened byColdplay!! A whole range of artists have come through our doors since, including: JAY Z, Def Leppard, Justin Bieber, Elton John and Whitney Houston, to name just a ...

Perry Scenic Creative

Scenic Specialists Perry Scenic Creative Whether it's a full set build, a touring or permanent scenic environment, a painted drape, a printed backdrop, a 2D set feature or some other weird and wonderful set creation; you can be sure that Production ...

Charity Santa Run

Santas coming to Production Park! Charity Santa Run Production Park employees are donating presents to a Charity Santa Run and we are hoping others can help out too!! The aim of the event is to deliver presents to children who will be ...

Forecast Timelapse

LDB Forecast Timelapse Have a look at the full build timelapse video of Forecast! The structure was designed by artists Barber & Osgerby, built by Litestructures, for the inaugural London Design ...

In The Round

Muse Trailer In The Round Wow… it did not disappoint, what an amazing tour! Production Park company Brilliant Stages have made stages for many of Muse’s epic tours, including: The Unsustainable Tour, The 2nd Law Tour and now The Drones World Tour!! This video ...

Stage Pyrotechnics

Course Stage Pyrotechnics Want to learn more about the safe use of pyrotechnics? At the end of this month, there will be a ‘Stage Pyrotechnics’ course with Just FX held at Production Park! Book now, places limited Book ...

Litestructures F1 Portfolio

Formula 1 Litestructures F1 Portfolio Production Park company Litestructures have built structures for many Formula 1 teams over the last few seasons: Ford, Mercedes, Haas and Redbull - ranging from VIP hospitality structures to trackside telemetry pods! We’re very excited to how the ...

Radiohead Tour

Announcement! Radiohead Tour Production Park clients Radiohead have announced that they’ll be touring the UK and Europe next summer! Many of the dates are festival performances, including the Glastonbury headlining gig they announced last month!   Paste Magazine ...

Elbow

Throwback Elbow In March 2011, Elbow and their production crew spent three days at Production Park’s LS-Live Studio 001! The band rehearsed for their first worldwide arena tour, promoting fifth album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’. Elbow were the first band to check in ...

MUSE win Best Live Act at the Q Awards!

Best Live Act Q Awards Production Park clients Muse won 'Best Act in the World Today' at the Q Magazine awards!! Our company Brilliant Stages are proud to have built the ‘space-station’ for their spectacular Drones World Tour ...

Before and After shot

Everyone loves a ‘before’ and ‘after’ Before and After shot Take a look at the transformation of this old distribution warehouse to what it is now - the home of Brilliant Stages and Litestructures workshops as well as  LS-Live drive-through rental facility, LS-Live Studio 002 ...
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