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Equipment Hire

We offer affordable, quality technical hire and production. Our dedicated team of event managers & technicians will work in close partnership with you to ensure all of your events objectives are achieved. We'll ensure that you're supported at each stage of the production process, from the initial concept right through to post event analysis. Whatever challenges you throw our way, we'll rise to the occasion, providing bespoke solutions each and every time.

A little more detail

Our team specialise in providing complete affordable production packages. Live events, corporate & private functions, festival and theatre - whatever the genre, we can supply everything and anything you may need.

We're the same team that has been promoting and producing a vast array of shows and events at The Sands Centre in Carlisle and also huge civic events including the Carlisle City Fireshow, Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch On, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert (Carlisle City Centre), The Great Cumbrian Run and the region's biggest Christmas pantomime.


The Sands' Shows & Events department has an impressive stock of high specification projection, audio and lighting equipment for either dry hire or installation and operation by some of the industry's' most respected and experienced professionals. With further recent investment in our stock, the team will work with you to find the best solution for your individual requirements. We also offer a comprehensive design service using CAD design and 3D CAD to ensure the technical aspect of your production runs as smoothly as possible.

Let there be light!

We aim to provide clients with high quality lighting and offer a one to one service, with lighting specialists who pay great attention to detail giving you total peace of mind. Whether you require a 'dry hire' or for us to design and deliver the full package, we offer the region's most reliable equipment hire and experienced professional crew. This team will handle lighting design, rigging, installation and the complete running of your show.

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