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Great Yorkshire Show

Way back in March, the phone rang one day. Nothing unusual there you might think, however, the conversation was simple; would we be interested in supplying the Great Yorkshire Show with public address systems? Indeed we would! The Yorkshire Show is, in our opinion, the foremost agricultural show on the calendar, and being just down […]

Back In The Saddle!

The dark days of winter see the quieter part of the outdoor events industry, however it does give us time to get the equipment ready for the next year. Commentary units are serviced, and equipment is repaired. One of the first outings for amps and speakers is the popular West of Yore Point to Point […]

EG Timing Hire

It’s not just P.A. systems, we also stock BSJA approved broken beam equestrian timing as manufactured by EG Timing. Timers and infra red heads are available for standard and two-phase competitions, along with display boards. Please fell free to get in touch regarding timing hire, as it proves very popular in the summer months, and […]

Busy Busy Busy

Well it has certainly been a busy few months here at HG1 HQ. So much so, that updates and news have been put on hold due to difficulty in finding time to do it. The summer disappeared in a blizzard of speakers, trailers, and generators; and the Autumn, while being a bit quieter, has soon […]

Double Deck Commentary box hire

This season sees a record number of bookings for our double deck unit. With full all-round viewing upstairs, it has proved to be an excellent unit for agricultural show main rings, sports events, horse show event control, motor racing, and even rowing regattas. Being 15 feet long, and weighing less than 2.5 tons, it is […]

Public Address (PA) Hire

A lot of the events we supply use various different types of public address systems, depending on the application. These involve different configurations of microphones, amplifiers and speakers, from a simple two speaker announcement system, right up to high power music quality. We have large stocks of equipment to cover major events with arena sound, […]

Commentary Box Hire

Our commentary box fleet comprises of professionally built trailer based units. Sizes vary from small and compact up to our 15ft double decker, with various window configurations to suit different events. Most have built in PA systems for commentators, but are available as stand alone cabins for administration if required. A dedicated page of our […]

Pointing The Way Forward!

As we enter into the busier time in the outdoor events season, this sees us right in the middle of a run of Point to Point events, the biggest and most technically challenging is the Bedale Point to Point at Hornby Castle. This year, we were working with a new television crew, and a new […]

It’s What We Do……..!

It’s not just public address systems hire we are involved with. A lot of the time it is a full event package, and the Easter weekend brought just that, where we supplied sound & public address, two way radio hire, audio visual and screen hire, and at very short notice, generator and power distribution hire […]

Full Steam Ahead

News has reached the office of confirmation of us supplying public address systems to three new steam events in the 2016 show season. Traction engine rally sound is where it all started for us many years ago, and we are pleased to say we are still supplying these historic family events. As well as the […]