Entries by Dan Hirst

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 […]

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 […]