18th July 2019
Into its fifth year and showing accelerated signs of becoming the ‘go to’ industry event; Kartfest was yet again a resounding success.
8th July 2019
Unusual's director,head of sustainability and SiPA advocate, Tom Harper, co-presented a talk at this year's ABTT alongside David Evans from the National Theatre Wales.
22nd May 2019
Our work with cable camera suppliers, isn't something we're all that well known for, but it's certainly become something we're doing more and more of.
11th April 2019
It's been a really, really busy first quarter here at Unusual Rigging.
12th March 2019
Our operations manager Lizzie Richmond recently embarked on a two day Mental Health First Aid course run by the St John's Ambulance.
24th January 2019
Unusual's Tom Harper, Director and Head of Sustainability takes a look at how the company is committed to meeting the UNs Sustainable Development Goals
15th January 2019
We're well into January now – and it feels almost a little too late to be saying Happy New Year. Nevertheless, we ended 2018 on a high.
10th December 2018
Given the time of year, chances are, if you told your friends you saw two 8m slugs flying above the skies of Chelsea, they'd think you'd had a few too many drinks at the office Christmas party.
4th December 2018
It's not often we have time on our side. So many of our projects see us brought in at the 11th hour to perform some sort of last ditch rescue mission that this is how we're used to working – quickly, efficiently and under immense pressure.
16th November 2018
Thanks to a generous dose of sunshine this year, it feels as though summer has barely ended.
9th October 2018
We're hugely looking forward to the upcoming Theatres Trust annual conference and this year we're extremely proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of this event alongside Theatre Projects.
20th September 2018
If you were taking a stroll along London’s South Bank last weekend, you most likely spotted something: a giant wooden head mounted on the end of Queens Stone Jetty, standing between 15 & 20 meters above the water depending on the tide.
14th September 2018
Another year - another rigging conference - albeit in a different guise.
17th August 2018
PLASA, together with Chris Higgs, having liaised with the sponsors, have been very busy working on a new format Rigging Conference which will take place next month.
26th July 2018
I’ve been asked to blog about one of my most defining memories of working with Unusual...and this one is up there with some of the best. But of course, the best are almost always the most challenging.
16th July 2018
The RAF celebrated its 100th birthday last week, with a line up of events that were covered by the world's media
25th June 2018
Guest blogger, Emily Egleton, our brilliant (female) design engineer, discusses how she sees herself in the industry, how things have changed and of course, how she thinks things need to change in order to attract more women into, dare we say it, one of the most rewarding jobs going.
15th June 2018
It's been a busy couple fo weeks for us, what with an extremely successful couple of days at the ABTT Theatre Show and prior to that the ITEAC Conference where we were global sponsors.
29th May 2018
15th May 2018
The next few months will see us undertake some weather-related projects.
3rd May 2018
We've been working with Premier Construction magazine this month.
16th April 2018
Welcome to our blog, a new feature of our website which we've introduced as a way of keeping you up to date with what we’re doing, either behind the scenes or as a way of giving you a little bit of insight into projects where we have to be discreet.