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Spectacular Light Show is a Great Success..

More than 1,800 spectators watched a spectacular Christmas lights and fireworks show in Barnard Castle.

The Son et Lumiere event which was produced and staged by Alan Hillary Events in conju...

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Dickens in Teesdale Son et Lumiere

The next event from Alan Hillary Events team is a unuqie, spectacular Son et Lumiere and musical firework display to be staged on Scar Top, Barnard Castle on Saturday 1st December starting at 6.00p...

Newcastle Christmas Light Switch On

Alan Hillary Events teamed up with DGB Events to deliver Newcastle's Christmas light switch-on on behalf of Newcastle City Council. Despite appalling weather conditions 2,500 brave souls enjoyed a...

Nissan Annual Firework Spectacular

This year's popular Nissan Annual Firework Extravaganza was more than just a firework display. The event also featured a fairground, street food and a Christmas market with over 50 stalls. The 201...

Newcastle Mental Health Day

Alan Hillary Eevnts were delighted to help stage this important annual event which brings together a broad range of organisations and charities to showcase mental health issues. As well as providi...

World Cities Week Newcastle

Joint promoters of World Cities Week Newcastle, Northern Revive and NE1, appointed Alan Hillary Events to provide event production and safety expertise for this debut festival. World Cities Week w...

Nissan Family Day

Following a brief absence the Alan Hillary Events team returned to produce Nissan's flagship events 2012. The Nissan Family Day and Annual Firework Spectacular. The Best of British themed Family D...

Streets of... Durham 2012

Alan Hillary Events secured a two year contract to deliver Durham's Streets of... Festival in 2012 and 2013. Street performers from throughout the world animated City Centre spaces for two days dr...

The Proms at Glamis 11 August 2011

2012 saw the second year of Alan Hillary Events' involvement in The Proms at Glamis event. The event was a huge success attracting almost 5,000 people. Alan Hillary Events are delighted to have a...

CBBC Olympic Games Challenge Middlesbrough 27 July 2012

Alan Hillary Events Ltd provided event production services to CBBC for this national live broadcast event. Children from Middlesbrough schools were asked to create their own Olympic Opening Ceremo...

Northern Pride Event Pink Parade 21st July 2012

Alan Hillary Events in association with DGB events, provided production and event safety services for the 2012 event. Due to seriously wet ground condition in Leazes Park, at very short notice the ...

Queens Diamond Jubilee Exhibition and visit to Sunderland

Sunderland City Council appointed Alan Hillary Events to project manage a majoy Diamond Jubilee Exhibition as part of the Queen's Jubilee Celebrations and visit to the City of Sunderland. The ex...

Durham Brass 'Keep your hat on' event 7th July 2012

Unfortunately, on the day of the event the River Wear was in flood and the event, originally a musical riverboat parade, was unable to go ahead. However, everyone pulled out all the stops to ensure...

Olympic Torch Relay Newcastle City 15 June 2012

Alan Hillary Events partnered with David Bilton of DGB Events to create the ideal team to deliver the Newcastle leg of the Olympic Torch Relay on behalf of Newcastle City Council. It was a pleasur...

Blaydon Races 150th Anniversary Celebrations

We were delighted to be appointed event managers for this centrepiece event held at Newcastle Greys Monument to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the world famous Blaydon Races. Held on 9th June,...

Includfest

Alan Hillary Events was appointed by TIN Arts to provide event management services to the first ever Includfest, which was held in Wharton Park, Durham City. The aim of the event was for 200 to 30...

Durham Easter Events

Durham County Council commissioned Alan Hillary Events to stage a series of family events over the Easter school holiday period to mark the near completion of the revitalisation of Durham’s histori...

Scottish Proms 2011 - Glamis Castle

We are delighted to announce our appointment by the Strathmore Estate to produce the 2011 Grand Scottish Proms in the grounds of the magnificent Glamis Castle in Angus, Scotland. The estate has be...

Lantern Parade

Middlesbrough Council working in partnership with Alan Hillary Events delivered a stunning Winter Lantern Parade which attracted over 6000 spectators. The parade ended in front of the Mima buildin...

Reindeer Parade & Carnival

One of the highlights of the Winter Events managed by Alan Hillary Events on behalf of Middlesbrough Council was the Reinder Parade and Carnival. An estimated 15,000 spectators witnessed the 370 s...

Christmas Light Switch-On

We were invited once again to produce an event for the Christmas Light Switch-On for Middlesbrough Council. Despite a bitterly cold night over 2500 turned up to witness 'The Tap-Dancing Turkeys' b...

Go Smarter Week at the Metro Centre

17th September 2010 Event Manager Alan Hillary Events were proud to provide event management for the Metrocentre Go Smarter Day which formed part of the Go Smarter Week campaign to encourage the...

Streets of... Durham

28th, 29th, 30th August 2010 Production Manager Now in its fourth year The Streets of festival has grown and evolved year upon year, this years’ proving to be the most outstanding yet, affirming...

World In The Square Middlesbrough

6th and 7th August 2010 Event Delivery Partner For two days in August the world was a very small place. Middlesbrough hosted a global gathering of free entertainment and activities for the who...

Ormesby Hall 70s Summer Magic

17th July 2010 Event Management and Promotion Once again Alan Hillary Events transformed Ormesby Hall into an outdoor disco dance floor and 6,000 colourfully clad party goers danced the night a...

Durham Mysteries

Thursday 27th-Sat 29th May 2010 Event Manager Alan Hillary Events managed this ambitious project which staged an innovative and contemporary revival of Durham’s medieval mystery play cycle for...

70s Summer Magic Returns

Following last years success of this sell out event 70s Summer Magic returns to Ormesby Hall. This year sees the return of the hugely popular Abba tribute band Voulez Vous.  Whilst the flamboyant ...

Snow Queen Ignites Fireworks

Winter descended on Middlesbrough on Sunday 13th December courtesy of the Liverpool Lantern Company who designed and presented a magical, fairytale procession as part of Middlesbrough’s Winter Fest...

BAE Systems Family Day

THOUSANDS of people turned out to enjoy the annual BAE Systems family day at the company's site in Brough. And they were treated to a spectacular display of stunts, sideshows and flypasts – all ...

Launch of BBC Global News Live

Alan Hillary Events were delighted to be awarded the launch of the BBC Global News Live following their success in being awarded a place on the BBC Event Roster. Alan Hillary Events were respon...

Lord Joicey Celebrates 100 Years of Ford & Etal

The Alan Hillary Events team put together a party to remember for Lord Joicey and his 500 Guests to celebrate 100 years of the Ford & Etal estate.   The two night event which took place in May in...

BBC Event Roster Success

Alan Hillary Events has been awarded a place on the BBC’s Event Management Roster. Over 200 event companies undertook the procurement process, having to document their capabilities in areas such as...

Best Event Tees Valley

Anyone who attended BBC Proms in the Park in Centre Square, Middlesbrough on 8th September 2007 will agree what an exceptional and magical occasion had taken place right in the heart of Tees Valley...

Greenfield site transformed for Royal Opening

When East Ayrshire Council learned that HRH Prince Charles was to officially open a monument on the site of a former Ayrshire colliery, they turned to outdoor event specialists, Alan Hillary Even...

Military Tattoo win for Alan Hillary team

We are delighted to announce our appointment to produce a major Military Tattoo in Durham next year to mark the Centenary of the Territorial Army. The event, which takes place in September 2008, ...

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