New major Scottish event organiser launches into market with nationwide portfolio of seasonal events

GC Live staff

GC LIVE, a new major event organiser has launched into the UK event sector with a nationwide portfolio of seasonal lighting trails and firework festivals. 

Powered by leading event service suppliers, 21CC Group, the new event organiser will spearhead the design and delivery of innovative major and public events, large-scale creative illumination trails and spectacular seasonal festival celebrations across the UK.

Geoff Crow, Director of GC Live, said: “In close partnership with our dedicated supply chain, we are perfectly placed as a team of experienced event professionals and seasoned creative producers to innovate, design and fully event manage a suite of events and experiences nationwide.”

Confirming an ambitious line-up of eight major events this year, GC Live will deliver a series of illuminated trails at historic venues including Wondrous Woods at Gosford House and Starry Nights Dean Castle in Scotland, which will be delivered by technical partners, 21CC Group.

They will also stage Fawkes Festival at six locations across the UK, featuring an exciting programme of events with entertainment.

The first fireworks spooktacular takes place at Dalkeith Country Park, just outside Edinburgh, on Saturday, October 28 with the festivities culminating in a Halloween-inspired fireworks show. The following night, the Halloween event moves to Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, where the pyrotechnics will light up the skies above Dean Castle.

On Saturday, November 4, Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, GC Live will host a Bonfire and Family Fireworks Spectacular with the theme of ‘A Night At The Movies’ and then on Sunday, November 5, Gosford House, East Lothian will showcase the ‘Movie Magic’ spectacular featuring a fireworks display to music.

GC Live will also be taking the Fawkes Festival to two venues in England in partnership with Hammersmith and Fulham council, which will be staged at London’s Ravenscourt Park and Bishops Park with shows taking place at both venues on November 3 and 4.

There will be a special movie-themed Light-Laser-Sound Extravaganza at both locations, featuring London’s largest immersive light and laser display to music with sky trackers, flames and special effects.

GC Live will also offer bespoke professional event consultancy, covering event concept review, viability assessment, planning, marketing strategies, event design, market positioning, sponsorship opportunities, operational support and event safety consultation services, including on-site delivery and management teams.

Crow continued: “With over 20 years of experience in producing seasonal festivals and celebrations, city centre and park events on behalf of local authorities, we will now deliver spectacular high-impact seasonal summer and winter festivals under the new umbrella of GC Live.”

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