Entries by Dan Hirst

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 […]

Rewind North 2018

2 minutes reading time This weekend saw FGH’s first deployment to Rewind North. The 80’s festival wowed audiences at the beautiful Capesthorne Hall from the 4th-5th August. Iconic acts such as Tiffany, Billy Ocean, The Boomtown Rats and Legendary headliners The Jacksons took to the stage. The event now spans 3 venues; Scotland, Henley-on-Thames and […]

Kendal Calling 2018

3 minutes reading time Kendal Calling, the award winning four day family event, kicked off in the sunshine on Thursday 26th July. Set in the spectacular Cumbrian countryside with a crowd pleasing line up including Hacienda Classical, Plan B & Catfish and the Bottlemen; the event covered 11 stages, with a sold out audience of 25,000 […]

Out Of This World Security At Bluedot Festival 2018

2 minutes reading time Today is Friday 20th July, it is World Space Exploration Day and 49 years since man walked on the moon, so it is quite fitting we are at Bluedot Festival next to the worlds third-largest radio telescope here at the Jodrell Bank Observatory. The Lovell Telescope is used for tracking anything in […]

Beat-Herder 2018

2 minutes reading time. This weekend our team managed the security provision and kept people safe at The Beat-Herder Festival. This year the event was a sell out with over 12,000 people attending across the weekend from around the country to see a range of acts which included Orbital, Soulwax, Django Django, High Contrast, The […]

FGH Are Getting #DrasticOnPlastic

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 […]

FGH Flying The Flag At Armed Forces Day

2 minutes reading time Armed Forces Day has been called an amazing success by all those who attended in Llandudno on Saturday 30th June. It has been estimated some 100,000 people attended from around the nation on one of the warmest weekends in June to honour the soldiers and enjoy the displays, flights and parades […]