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North Herts Guild Choir – Their Story

North Herts Guild of Singers and NexGen Staging In mid 2018 the staging crew at North Herts Guild of Singers visited Sheffield to view NexGen Staging and get a demonstration of how it might be the right staging to replace theirs. The singers perform while stood and seated, so 1m x 1m deck platforms were required. We at NexGen demonstrated how the tiers are assembled and laid out, so that chairs can be placed on the tiers. The Guild has singers [...]

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Get Trollied this weekend

Free Storage trolley weekend Were giving away a free storage trolley and free delivery on stage packages this coming weekend. All orders received after 6pm on Friday 19th July through to midnight on Sunday 21st July, over the value of £1500 will automatically receive a free storage trolley and free shipping (within the UK mainland). This offer is in celebration with the Tramlines Weekend Festival in Sheffield this coming weekend. So place your order on Friday Saturday or Sunday and get trollied [...]

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Stage users preferring no locks

Staging buyers swapping out lockable platforms More and more of the trade businesses involved in stage hire and staging setup are swapping out their hire stock for Magnatech platforms. The benefits of the Magnatech platforms are felt daily when it comes to speed of setup, lighter decks and the fact one person can setup and take down an entire stage. The Audio Visual companies in the events industry are also finding that these platforms increase the overall return on investment as [...]

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Outdoor Performances are leveling out

NexGen staging client Chameleon's Web theatre company (https://twitter.com/@chameleonsweb) have been successfully performing outdoors on grass recently. Taking their NexGen staging system outside is proving an advantage to the theatre group, who often perform on grass and paving. Suzanne from the group said, "We tried it for the first time yesterday, little tricky to get heads round but once we had it set up it was great!" The leveling pillars are available to order through our web shop, and can be used [...]

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More than just a Portable Staging company

In mid June 2019 Chesterfield College contacted us at NexGen and asked if we could provide a stage for their annual fashion show. Of course we jumped at the chance but there was a bespoke requirement to the configuration and we had 10 days to produce. The fashion show director wanted the models to walk straight from the upper step level directly onto the main staging catwalk. So we employed our local joinery team ABS who designed some great step infills. [...]

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