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3rd December 2015
Crowds have flocked to see the Science Museum's Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age exhibit since it opened in September to rave reviews. The Daily Telegraph called it Colossal. An Outstanding Collection, said New Scientist magazine. But how did twelve huge Russian spacecraft make their way to the first floor of the Science Museum in central London? >>>
26th November 2015
Production manager Matt Towell is no stranger to working with Unusual Rigging, having worked together on numerous West End shows. >>>
2nd November 2015
It's been somewhat of an Alexander McQueen/ Unusual Rigging year. Five years after the death of the fashion designer, interest his work and the life that inspired it has been at an all time high.
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28th September 2015
Unusual Rigging is proud to announce that it is now meeting over 50% of its annual on-site power consumption with renewable energy via a solar PV system. >>>
28th September 2015
Bend it like Beckham the Musical, which opened to rave reviews this summer, is a striking tale of female footballer Jess, based on the 2002 film of the same name. >>>
17th September 2015
The European Games opened in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 12th to a sell out crowd at the National Stadium and closed to equally great aplomb 17 days later. The ceremonies, brought together by world -leading artistic production and technical teams proved themselves to be historic event, not just for Azerbaijan but the entire European sporting community. >>>
5th August 2015
When Colin Harwood, temporary works co-ordinator for MACE Group, was looking for a solution which allowed construction workers at the Grand Central Shopping Centre in Birmingham to work on the ETFE Atrium, he took his inspiration from the theatrical world and called upon Unusual Rigging. >>>
19th June 2015
Unusual Rigging is a proud sponsor of this year's Theatres Trust Conference 15. >>>
19th June 2015
Unusual Rigging, the UK's leading provider of rigging and technical solutions to the entertainment, architectural and event industries, has opened a new warehouse at its headquarters in Northampton as the business continues to grow. >>>
22nd May 2015
The Gateway Plus project is a redevelopment scheme to regenerate Birmingham New Street station, and the Grand Central shopping centre above it, headed by MACE Group for Network Rail. >>>
14th April 2015
The Olivier Award winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time took to the road in December 2014 for a one year UK tour. Having wowed UK audiences since it opened >>>
2nd April 2015
When the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End opened in December 1905, Las Vegas was only six months old, the Wright Brothers had just made the first aeroplane flight lasting more than half a >>>
30th March 2015
Ant and Dec’s award winning Saturday Night Takeaway has returned to TV screens for its 12th series and what better way to kick off the first episode than with a never before seen stunt for th >>>
5th February 2015
Lizzie Richmond has joined the Unusual Rigging team as its new operations manager, taking over the role from Denis Bramhall who becomes the company's general manager. >>>