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About Us

Jack Holloway (founder) came to stage lighting in the most usual route i.e. as an amateur starting at the age of 11 working on the “school show”. Later at the age of 14 he lit his first show called “King Arther”. After leaving school he spent 2 years at the BRIT School and another 3 years at Rose Bruford College studying a BA Hons degree in Lighting Design. During his time in education he always had a passion to run his own business and so the hobby became his business. Starting with 6 lights, a 5 amp dimmer and a  six channel desk , working from the garden shed, he made inroads into the school and amateur market locally and acquiring second-hand lanterns as quickly as possible build up a stock of some 20 lanterns in the first year. After 3 years the garden shed became a little cramped so moved into a warehouse.

The company has now grown serving virtually every field of technical production for the Entertainment, Conference, Theatre Trade Show, Radio, Film & Television industries. We are certain that we have the perfect event and stage lighting hire, installation and repair services that will cover any and all of your requirements. Call us today on 079104 28112, to discuss your own festival and event technical requirements and one of our experts will be on hand to provide you with everything you need. We will even provide a no obligation quotation at your convenience. 

Our warehouse, located on the outskirts of Orpington in Kent houses extensive high-end professional lighting and AV products for hire and purchase, including:

•Generic theatrical fixtures
•Intelligent lighting
•LED lighting
•Media servers
•Audio visual equipment 
•Dimming and control consoles. 

To complement our range of lighting equipment, we also offer a purchase, rental, maintenance and permanent installation service for all sound (including PA systems), video walls, LED or plasma screens rigging and power distribution.

Lightrics work with production companies, event organisers, corporate clients, nightclubs, architects and exhibition halls worldwide to meet a variety of lighting, AV hire, installation and power needs.  In the UK, we are located within easy reach of the M25, M26 and M20, enabling us to not only service clients across Kent, London, Sussex, Surrey and Essex, but nationwide, including: Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, Cornwall, Bradford, Brighton, Liverpool and Leeds.

Our Values:

Lightrics are a team with a common goal – to provide the best quality lighting and rigging services available in the production industry.   Quality is at the heart of everything we do and this starts with equipment that we supply and runs through the services that our team provides alongside this. Our most important asset is our people, who share in this vision and each member of our team play a major role in achieving this.

• 24 hour technical support, 7 days a week
• Only the best in equipment
• Regular servicing and upkeeping of stock
• Demo equipment available for viewing
• Free quotations and planning services

If you are thinking of organising an event anywhere in the UK or abroad, our production lighting and event management specialists are on hand to discuss your requirements.  For a quote or simply to ask advice about your event lighting contact us today and speak to one of our friendly technicians. Insured by AXIS Capital, Lightrics will never fail to disappoint you and your event.


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