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60% of our browsers have a performance planned in April/May

Schools, Choirs, Hotels, and Event Venues are planning a show during April/May this year. April & May are the biggest performance times on the calendar outside of Christmas it seems. In our survey of Schools, Choirs and event venue browsers, it was surprising to learn that over 60% have something planned. Our busiest time of the year supplying staging has always been prior to Christmas, but March and April are not far behind. Do you have a performance planned within the next [...]

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See NexGen in action, here in Sheffield

Sometimes you just want to see the product in the flesh. Did you know, we have many customers visit us here in Sheffield to view a personal demonstration before buying? Well, yes, if you would like the personal treatment here in our Sheffield office, just drop us a line and we can arrange that. Sure we also have the Demo kits you can book out, and if you wish to receive one of those to evaluate NexGen Portable Staging, then drop [...]

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Portable Stage – Meets Tom the Wedding Singer

Portable Stage - Meets Tom the Wedding Singer Watch how Tom the wedding singer benefits from NexGen portable Staging. Get £50 off staging accessories! If you are a school, college, choir, village hall or charitable community group, we have up to 45% EAL funding for you towards your staging equipment purchase.    

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Funding & Grants for Equipment Purchase

Funding & Grants for Staging Equipment Purchase Funding can be a valuable asset when it comes to buying staging equipment to improve or enhance performances. We have arranged funding discounts through private initiatives and in most Education, Arts & Leisure applications we can provide a healthy funded discount of between 35 - 45% from the RRP. However, with that said, some organisations still cannot find all the funds required to achieve their desired staging configuration. We speak with such organisations every day, [...]

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Assemble portable staging – NexGen

How to assemble portable staging - NexGen Follow these steps for instructions on how to assemble portable staging. Firstly take all the riser legs from the storage trolley and fully open them. Do not open the risers in the air, as this will stress the tubes. The riser is at its strongest in the fully opened position, and opening the riser legs along the floor is the best way to keep them in good condition. Place the riser legs in the performance [...]

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2m x 1m Stage Deck Platforms discontinued

2m x 1m Stage Deck Platforms discontinued It used to be the case that buying the bulky 2x1m stage deck platforms and risers, made a stage area more economic to buy. NOT ANY MORE! NexGen 1m square deck platform and risers put an end to compromising flexibility for price. Buying two 1x1m modules is now similar in purchase price to the equivalent sized 2x1m stage modules. That's not where the benefits end either. NexGen staging has no locks and uses ground [...]

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Detailed description for the blind

Detailed description for the blind and partially sighted This page is dedicated to the blind or partially sighted. Please find below a detailed description of NexGen Portable Staging. We have endevoured to create a picture by descriptive text. Our new staging is called NexGen. It has no locks, so there is no need for a key to lock the legs to the platforms, or lock the modules together. The riser legs are 1 kg and the deck platforms are 8kg. They [...]

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Staging manufactured responsibly

NexGen staging manufactured responsibly Here at Portable Stage we pride ourselves on making good choices. Of course, we want to bring you the latest features and technology, but where would that leave us all, if we compromised those for the environment we live in? That's in the fore-front of all staging we develop & manufacture, so we can hold our heads high in the knowledge we use material suppliers & sub-contractors who use only environmentally and socially responsible plywood that is FSC certified. Recycled Velour [...]

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Precision Height Adjustments to Staging

Height Adjustable Staging There sometimes comes the need to have height adjustable staging. You may have a fixed but old wooden stage built into the village hall, theatre or school building, and you need to extend it a little. We know that this can be tricky because it may not measure the same distance from the floor at one end as it does at the other, it may be a few millimeters different. Being able to adjust the platform a few mm [...]

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Maintaining your Portable Staging

Staging maintenance, for your portable staging! One of the key considerations in buying a portable stage, other than the obvious, price, quality and suitability, is ongoing maintenance. Its also one of the most overlooked factors by people buying staging. In today's economic climate, the emphasis on getting the best price is so great, buyers are overlooking the fact they will spend in some cases,a further 50% of the purchase cost, on ongoing staging maintenance, replacing locks, keys and fasteners. This is pretty scary, [...]

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