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Star sets stage for Neighbourhood Weekender

Infrastructure News
18 March 2018

STAGING SPECIALIST Star Events will supply three stages and support structures to SJM Concerts’ new Neighbourhood Weekender (cap. 25,000) in Victoria Park, Warrington, this May.

With a line up including Courteeners, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Jake Bugg, Blossoms and The Coral, the main stage comprises a 20 metre model of Star’s VerTech system. The company also supplies a 22.5 metre platform and integrated ground support for Stage Two plus an 11 metre mobile for Stage Three.

“SJM has put a top team of suppliers together and we’re looking forward to building the first Neighbourhood Weekender,” says Pete Holdich, head of structures at Star Events.

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