On this page of our website you can read all about our fantastic range of theatre stage Sets. However, because we understand the intricacies of theatre venues, professional shows, amateur dramatics, pantomimes etc, we know that a quick phone call or visit to meet us face to face is the quickest and easiest way to ensure you get exactly what you need to make your show a success. We’ve been in theatre for over 40 years, both on stage and off, producing, stage managing, rigging, directing, singing, acting and pretty much any other role you can think of – so we can ask the right questions, understand your unique show and venue, and quickly identify the potential challenges you will be facing. Even if you ultimately don’t use our . Acorn Antiques Stage Set , you can at least get some expert free advice, and even a biscuit with your tea if you come to see us.
Scenery Hire can help you create the perfect set for your performance. Pick and choose from our extensive collection of scenery, backcloths and props to suit your vision. If you dont want our fixed Acorn Antiques Stage Set , we can help you select from our catalogue of scenery to make your show unique. We can even quote you for designing and building custom scenery and backcloths if required.
We have a huge collection of scenery, backcloths and props to fit most theatres. Contact us today and we will do everything we can to ensure what you hire fits perfectly. We can make the
Acorn Antiques Stage Set work with all types of venues. Scenery Hire regularly help our customers get sets into various venues from fully fledged theatre spaces to temporary theatre spaces, sports halls and more.
Scenery Hire are Schools specialists & understand the issues you face. We work during downtime to avoid impacting your working day. We can deal directly with your finance department. We can make the sets work with all types of venues, from fully fledged theatre spaces to temporary theatre spaces, sports halls and more. Hiring the Acorn Antiques Stage Set probably won’t be your main job, so we are here to make it easy.
What happens if i damage something? Please, please do let us know if you have damaged something. We will, if needed, try and send you an alternative and we can get the motions in place to try and repair any damages before it is booke dout again. Damage is chargeable.
We hope this answered the question – What happens if i damage something? – but please contact us if it didn’t.
How do I make an Enquiry or Booking of a Stage Set or Cloth? Please send us an email to email@example.com with your enquiry, including dates of performance and your venue, or use the form on most pages of this site including the contact us page. We will then reply with a cost of hire and transport. Once you have decided on your show and confirmed with us we will then send through the relevant paperwork which will need to be completed and signed and returned (including a hard copy via post) and your invoice which will need to be paid by the dates on them. We then liaise with you about your scenery checklist to ensure everything you need and require is on it and then loaded on the lorry.
We hope this answered the question – How do I make an Enquiry or Booking of a Stage Set or Cloth? – but please contact us if it didn’t.
I can’t find a Stage Set for the Show we are performing? We have a vast amount of scenery in our warehouse and we havent got photo’s of it all, if there’s a show you are putting on and you would like to talk your options through with us please do give us a ring. Or send a list through via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can look at it for you and see what we can do.
We hope this answered the question – I can’t find a Stage Set for the Show we are performing? but please contact us if it didn’t.
What are Scenery Hire’s Payment Terms? We ask for 50% non-refunadable deposit* when booking which is due within 7 days of booking, the final payment is due by the Friday of your ‘show week’ *Date of booking dependant. Backcloths are payable with cleared funds before the items leave our warehouse.
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What Sizes are the Stage Sets Props or Stage Cloths Backcloths? All the sizes of back cloths are on the website, with each back cloth individually sized. Props are a little more difficult to measure but if there’s soomething you specifically need the size of give us a ring.
We hope this answered the question – What Sizes are the Stage Sets Props or Stage Cloths Backcloths? – but please contact us if it didn’t.
Can Scenery Hire supply a crew to help build or strike the Stage Set? Dont panic! There are various options you can choose from. From option 1 where this is just a deliver and collection at times to suit you to a full build option where we do everything when the set is delivered, built and then dismantled by us. Charges apply. The options are all explained in our Terms and Conditions and explain in detail what you will get in each, but do give us a ring if there are any more questions.
Can I Change the Colours of the Sets & Backcloths? The Colours of the Sets & Backcloths can be changed with clever lighting when in the theatre. They can be lit by your lighting person to match the rest of your set. The Sets andBackcloths tend to be painted or printed using colours you would expect from the scene, however, a clever bit of wash lighting can easily alter the colour to the audience to better suit the mood or scene.
We hope this answered the question – Can I Change the Colours of the Sets & Backcloths? – but please contact us if it didn’t.t.
We have put as many of the common (and the not-so common) questions we are asked here at Scenery Hire onto this page of our website. However, if you can’t find what you need, then of course calling us or emailing us is by far the quickest, easiest way to ensure your show starts on solid ground.
Just a quick one to say a huge thank you to you and everyone there for all your help with our set for Aladdin, the cloths all looked stunning, so colourful, and we had so many complimentary remarks about. In particular the waterfall scene received a 'wow' at every performance - as well as your fab cloth we used a projection on the waterfall and it just looked amazing.
Once again, many Thanks
Gary and Sue"
Gary and Sue Winrow March 28, 2018Read More Testimonials
Just a quick note to say how fab the set is and that our first night (last night) was great!
Dr Elizabeth Lawson Head of Drama March 28, 2018Read More Testimonials
We are thinking about booking our next play and wondered whether you might have photos and layouts for Hairspray and Annie please?
We have been so thrilled with the last 4 sets we've hired from you!
Dr Elizabeth Lawson Head of Drama March 28, 2018Read More Testimonials
Many Thanks to your driver, who got the set through the snow to reach us on time. Thanks also to the Team, who were invaluable in advise and assistance on the get in.
All the best, Gavin."
Gavin Bickersteth March 28, 2018Read More Testimonials
Just want to Thank you for such a great set! We received so many compliments about the set during the run. It looked really fab!
Our Stage manager wanted me to send his compliments on. The set was a dream to work with for scene changes etc and the cloths were gorgeous!
We've never had a quicker get in/out before and that was due to the set!
I'll be sure to recommend your company to other societies here in Ireland.
Noreen Mc Loghlin Teachers' Musical Society March 28, 2018Read More Testimonials
Just a quick email to say thank you for supplying the backdrops for our ballet school show! They were great, and set the scene perfectly!
Emily Dart Barinowsky School of Ballet Barry Memorial, Barry August 17, 2017Read More Testimonials
Thank you so much for your fabulous set which was much admired and praised.
We used the flats on the top level and on both wings. Our 15 piece orchestra was at the back behind the sewer and we raised the balcony onto a higher level of scaffolding! Looked incredibly impressive!
Catherine Francoise VPA Productions Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire August 17, 2017Read More Testimonials
Thank you for Daniels prompt arrival on Saturday.
The set went in a treat. Tight, but all working well. Flying the shop fronts works well.
Hugh Chudley Exmouth Musical Theatre Company Exmouth August 17, 2017Read More Testimonials
Just to say that the boys who delivered and who collected the set today were ace! Grand job as always
Tristan Stuart St-Gregory's Catholic College Bath August 17, 2017Read More Testimonials
Firstly i want to take this opportunity to thank you and the team on your support and excellent customer service throughout our production of Beauty and The Beast. From my first meeting with you at the unit, to the get in and get out, everyone i have dealt with has been professional and supportive. Brian and his team were excellent, and particularly encouraging of my stage hands, who were for the most part, a student team. Thank you for a very professional and reliable service.
Hayley Toms Leader of Learning Performing Arts Llantwit Major School August 17, 2017Read More Testimonials
Performance of Wind in the Willows by the Masquerade Musical Theatre - Excellent Service.
"I just wanted to take a moment to Thank you for your excellent service and help in hiring one of your back cloths. Our production of Wind in the Willows went very well and the back cloth looked stunning on stage."
Joanne Liddiard-McGann, Masquerade Musical Theatre, Birmingham, West Midlands Masquerade Musical Theatre February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Your Scenery looked stunning on stage. We are very happy with it all. I will hopefully have some photos to send you!"
Adam Tullett, St.Alphege Musical Production Society, Solihull, West Midlands St Alphege Musical Production Society February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
Performance by Castaway Theatre Group - Worked like a Dream.
"Hi Jill, Just like to say thank you for such great service, The set and cloths worked like a dream for us and when lit looked amazing. Thank you."
Lynn Brown, Castaway Theatre Group, Yeovil, Somerset Castaway Theatre Group February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Just to let you know we are all really pleased with the cloths, they look amazing and Thank you for your help along the way."
Chairman, Whitchurch Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society, Whitchurch, Shropshire Whitchurch Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Hi Jacque and Steve, Just want to let you know your Les Mis set looked great last night at WODYS. What a difference it makes having the revolve and realistic barrier. They lite it beautifully. Well Done Scenery Hire!"
Sue Wilson, Worcester Operatic & Dramatic Youth Society, Worcester, Worcestershire Worcester Operatic & Dramatic Youth Society February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Saw this last night with my man. Absolutely brilliant. We have seen this in London but think this version smashed it. The set was perfect. Must admit i wasnt expecting too much from the evening having seen the west End production but it all exceeded my expectations. You nailed it 😉 Well Done to all involved."
Audience Member c/o Carol Kirkham, Leigh Operatic and Dramatic Society, Southend-on-Sea, Essex Leigh Operatic and Dramatic Society February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"I just wanted to say thank you for everything, the two delivery guys were great and the audience commented on how pretty the set was."
Chairman, Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society, Loughborough, Leicestershire Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Just to say a big thank you for the cloth 313. That was a great one! Put a big red tick next to that one cos we like it alot!"
Jessica, Helen O'Grady Drama Academy, Cambridge, Hertfordshire Helen O'Grady Drama Academy February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"I just wanted to say that the boys were brilliant on Sunday and the set looks fantastic. It was opening night last night and it got lots of comments."
Jill Witcomb, Head of Drama Dept., Royal Grammar School, Worcester, Worcestershire Royal Grammar School February 24, 2017Read More Testimonials
"Scenery Hire invited us to visit the warehouse, and we were able to choose our perfect mix of Scenery and Backcloths from their incredible range to create our ideal set. As a result the show was just better all round. We much preferred this to just being sent the same standard set everyone else gets. Our show was far more memorable. A big thanks to the whole scenery hire Team."
Sue Cassidy, Chairman, Kays Theatre Group, Worcester, Worcester, Worcestershire Kays Theatre Group February 3, 2017Read More Testimonials