Archives for Prop Production

HAMMING IT UP AT SILVERSTONE

Area 51 helped bring a flavour of the Balearic party scene to Formula 1's British Grand Prix staged at Silverstone. The company created a special "Ham-former" robot stilts character, a hybrid of the popular A51 Transformer and a Lewis Hamilton bobble head, which caused a storm among race fans
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Categories: Club Entertainment, Costume Design & Production, Festivals, Promotional Campaigns, Prop Production, Themed Events & Parties, and TV, Film & Music Industry.

FORMULA 1 BOBBLEHEADS

Caption / alt text: Racing ahead – Area 51 sculptured 3D caricature heads for Formula 1 drivers Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Riccardo and Valtteri Bottas. In the vast crowded venues of F1, create a range of eye-catching, identifiable caricatures who will stand out and be greeted rapturously wherever the F1 races are held
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Categories: Costume Design & Production, Promotional Campaigns, Prop Production, Themed Events & Parties, and TV, Film & Music Industry.

ATLANTIS RISING

London’s prestigious party venue, 8 Northumberland Avenue, start planning Christmas a year ahead. Setting aside traditional festive themes they asked for splendour on an oceanic scale - the myth of Atlantis was to be brought alive – furthermore they wanted a plush ambient party-zone to match. The brief was ‘epic’ plus ‘glitz & glam’. They key colours – deep-sea blues and paradise pinks.The spirit of the Lost Sunken
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Categories: Christmas, Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Portfolio, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

WINTER WONDERLAND HYDE PARK 2017-18

Transforming London’s Hyde Park into a winter theme park – The Magical Ice Kingdom entrance at Winter Wonderland.Each festive season London’s Hyde Park becomes a multi-attraction theme park billed as Winter Wonderland. It’s filled with fairground rides, ice rinks, circuses and a host of other attractions.
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Categories: Design, Print & Signage, Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Portfolio, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

JAX JONES GOES LARGE

Originally commissioned for the video of his hit song ‘Breathe’, Jax Jones’ big bobblehead had to be instantly recognisable. It also needed to be customised for the BRITS Awards with a mic inserted into the head and a speaker system that was worn on a chunky gold chain around his neck. This enabled him to conduct interviews with the world’s press before the evening’s proceedings began.
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Categories: Costume Design & Production, Portfolio, Prop Production, Themed Events & Parties, and TV, Film & Music Industry.

LAUNCH OF THE BEANO EXPERIENCE

Beano HQ teamed up with House PR to bring the kids’ comic into the 21st century. They launched the Beano Studios and the Beano Experience, and the big unveiling event was at Beano’s Fleet Street HQ. The objective was to create an environment bursting with a cheeky character to match the 80-year-old comic’s irreverent
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Categories: Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Promotional Campaigns, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

FOUR ISLAND FLING

Area 51's entertainment expeditionary force launched a series of island landings in the Indian Ocean as part of a mission of mirth and magic for luxury jet-set holidaymakers! Bolstering its growing globetrotting reputation, Area 51 dispatched a large posse of performers to the tropical paradise of the Maldives where they
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Categories: Circus & Show Creation, Entertainers, Acts & Shows, Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Prop Production, and Themed Events & Parties.

LEGOLAND: WORLD’S SMALLEST PUMPKIN PATCH

Miniland at Legoland’s Windsor attraction brings together some of the world’s most famous landmarks. Here you will find Lego versions of the Eifel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, the Sphynx and a pyramid alongside Stonehenge and the old Wembley Stadium. When they wanted to create the world’s smallest pumpkin patch for Halloween, they turned to us.
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Categories: Promotional Campaigns and Prop Production.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPIC

National Geographic Traveller magazine wanted to create its first ever all-day festival to bring the magazine to life. The aim was to give readers an immersive experience that showcased the diversity of the world of travel. The venue was The Brewery, London, where customers would be able to visit a large range of seminars, talks, workshops, cooking demonstrations with celeb chefs, and more.
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Categories: Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Exhibitions, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

RICKY HATTON’S SHOW SUCCESS

Area 51 helped two-time world boxing champion Ricky Hatton create a knockout charity event in his hometown of Manchester in aid of charity. The much-loved Brit fighter celebrated his glittering sporting career by staging the stunning gala event at Victoria Warehouse with a host of special guests
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Categories: Entertainers, Acts & Shows, Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

UNITED CARPETS – CONFERENCES WITH CLASS

United Carpets hold annual conferences for managers of their many British branches, and they love to do them in style in sunny southern Spain. Area 51 have been their partners of choice for these events for several years.For our seventh year with the carpet giants, we were asked to transform the Guadalmina Spa and Golf Resort Hotel 
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Categories: Conference & Awards, Event Decor & Theming, Event Management & Design, Exhibitions, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AT RICOH

Coventry became a town called Alice at Christmas as Area 51 unveiled its new stunning circus show at the Ricoh Arena where thousands of revellers plunged down the rabbit hole into a magical world of fantasy. The brand-new Alice In Wonderland circus proved a staggering success for the Area 51 team as it was born under the lights.
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Categories: Circus & Show Creation, Entertainers, Acts & Shows, Event Decor & Theming, Prop Production, Set Design and Installations, and Themed Events & Parties.