Entries by Dan Hirst


2 minutes reading time. We’re proud to have been shortlisted for the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards! In 2018 we brought home the award for Best Crowd Management and Event Security, in 2019 we’re hoping to build on this success. The Festival Supplier Awards recognise the festival industries leading suppliers, organisers and brands and last year […]

FGH Is A Finalist In 5 Categories At The UK 2019 OSPA’s

2 minutes reading time. The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2019 finalists have been announced. This year FGH has been shortlisted for 5 awards; Outstanding Contract Security Company, Outstanding Customer Service Initiative, Outstanding Security Training Initiative, Outstanding Event Team & Outstanding Security Partnership. We’re hoping to be victorious once again in 2019 after coming home […]

Living Wage Week 2018

2 minutes reading time. It’s Living Wage Week and we’re showing our commitment to employees by being part of The Service Provider Recognition programme. FGH Security achieved Service Provider status with the Living Wage Foundation in 2017. Their scheme recognised that it is not always possible for companies to implement the living wage for all […]

Six Nominations at the Security Excellence Awards

3 minutes reading time 2018 is another record year for FGH security at the Security Excellence Awards as we have made the finalists list in six different categories. Just like the previous three years, this is more than any other security company in the UK. We’re hoping to build on our 2016 success (when we […]

Giant Spectacular 2018

3 minutes reading time. This weekend we closed out our festival season by keeping over a million people safe at the Giants Spectacular in Liverpool. According to Liverpool City Council’s estimates over a million people visited the city this weekend to see one of the world’s most unique artistic performances. The event called Liverpool’s Dream, […]

‘Be Seeing You’ Festival No. 6

2 minutes reading time. Closing out the 2018 festival deployment calendar, Festival No. 6 has been another success for FGH. The festival is based in Portmeirion which was the stunning backdrop for the famous, cult, spy TV series, The Prisoner which follows a retired intelligence agent, known only as “Number 6” which the Festival is named after. […]

Electric Fields: A Fantastic Family Festival

2 minutes reading time. On the 30th August we deployed SIA Licensed Security Staff and Stewards to Electric Fields, held in the stunning forests of Dumfries & Galloway in Scotland. Electric Fields is known for being one of the best outdoor festivals in Scotland and is built around Drumlanrig Castle. The event is geared to […]

Manchester Pride Festival 2018

4 minutes reading time. Manchester Pride was the busiest weekend of the year for FGH Security. Many thousands of attendees descended on the city centre for The Manchester Pride Festival 2018. The award winning four-day event, which celebrates LGBTQ+ life, was a fantastic weekend full of colour and a party atmosphere. The parade on Saturday […]

Houghton: A Highlight Of The Festival Season

2 minutes reading time. The Houghton Festival is known for its unique mix of electronic music and alternative sounds. The festival promised visitors 24 hours of continuous music with extended DJ sets in a fantastic setting in the Norfolk Countryside surrounded by extreme art installations.  The festival prides itself on growing year on year based […]

#DrasticOnPlastic – Making A Difference

3 minutes reading time. Did you know that it is predicted that there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050? The UK uses 38.5 million plastic bottles every day, of which 15 million are not recycled. On April 22nd The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) launched a campaign to coincide with Earth […]