Audio Evolution

We are experts in live events audio, operating specifically in the corporate and special events sectors, working closely with production companies to deliver exceptional solutions.

Audio evolution was created to meet demand for high-end, bespoke audio to accompany video provision offered by its sister company pixl evolution but has subsequently expanded its reach into all areas of the corporate audio market. Its audio experts combine a wealth of experience and the highest quality systems on the market with a personal touch, to deliver exceptional solutions with a personal touch, to deliver exceptional solutions.

Pixl Evolution

With over 200 years combined industry knowledge the Pixl Evolution team have been responsible for the delivery of some of the most iconic live event experiences in recent years. Operating primarily in the corporate and special events sectors, we work closely with production agencies to deliver exceptional solutions. Pixl Evolution was founded by a group of like-minded, technical video specialists, who created an environment that values quality, expertise and the personal touch.

During 2020 the company has pivoted to delivering broadcast quality virtual presentations. We have partnered with John Henrys to provide permanent walk in studio environment within Central London. Whilst offering LED greenscreen studios we also offer an Extended Reality (XR) Space. This is cutting edge technology which blends the physical with the virtual world, allowing presenters to have an accurate visual reference during their performance and provides infinite scope for creatives to deliver truly immersive spaces.

4Wall Entertainment

4Wall is a full-service lighting, video, and rigging company servicing all facets of the entertainment industry – from corporate events and theatre to concert touring and television. Our offerings include rentals and services, new and used sales, and permanent installations.

Cheshire College South & West

Cheshire College South & West offers exciting opportunities for learners to access high-quality teaching and learning at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing learners with skills, experience and qualifications to prepare them for their future career or higher-level study. We offer a range of courses from Entry to Level 7 with access to world-class inspirational facilities, the result of a £140m investment in the latest technology and real work environments. We pride ourselves on strong links with local businesses who benefit from tailored training and we work with many major local employers across the regions.

Available courses:
L3 National Foundation Diploma in Technical Theatre
L3 National Extended Diploma in Technical Theatre
L4 HNC in Technical Theatre (Technical Arts)
L5 HND in Technical Theatre (Technical Arts)
L6 BAHons Top Up Degree in Technical Theatre

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University is a modern university, in a great global city, here to make an impact on Manchester, our nation and beyond, with a driving ambition to discover and disseminate knowledge, and make higher education accessible and beneficial to all those with the passion and ability to succeed.

We work closely with our city, with business, the community and our academic peers - locally, nationally and internationally - to be inventive and creative, generate great opportunities, and enable our students, colleagues and everyone whose lives we touch to make an impact.

Available courses:
BA (Hons) Events Management
MSc International Events Management
MSc Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis

NRG - Next Robe Generation

Next Robe Generation (NRG) is a networking community for students, apprentices, graduates and young professionals – supporting the next generation of lighting designers, technicians and operators.

We normally organise informal networking socials with guest industry experts; offer technical tours of venues, rental houses and live productions in TV, theatre and touring; provide exclusive training opportunities. We are also proud of NRG’s unique, real-life work experiences.

Currently we support NRG members via online meetings and through our ‘members only’ Facebook page.
Please get involved! NRG is supported by Robe UK and we’d love to welcome you as part of the “Robe family”.

Production Park

A community of studios, businesses and educational facilities. Working together we create live events technology, produce live experiences and share live industry best practice.

Founded in 2015 with the express intent of being ‘Where Live Industry Lives’, Production Park is now home to more than 20 live events businesses, 2 studios and a dynamic and creative cohort of over 200 students. It is an international destination of choice for technically challenging live productions and the only place on earth where that pioneering work is continually fed back into the educational ecosystem that will sustain our unique industry into the future.


ISCVE (The Institute of Sound, Communications and Visual Engineers) is a professional organisation promoting excellent technical standards and practices within the industry. Membership is awarded in a variety of grades, depending on levels of experience. As well as experienced professionals, we welcome Students, Graduates and those who are new to the industry, so we can offer support and guidance through our training and networking opportunities. ISCVE is the only professional body authorised to issue the ISCVE Sound Engineer ECS card to its members in order to gain access to sites.

SAE Institute

SAE, The Home of Creatives offers industry focused creative media honours degrees, 1-year diplomas and short courses across six subject areas - Animation, Audio, Film, Games, Music Business and Web Development.

SAE students graduate in just two years and benefit from hands-on access to industry standard equipment, learning in small classes with exceptional levels of one to one support.

Our global community of inspirational alumni are winners of Oscars, Grammys and BAFTAS.

Our influence and reach in the sector is worldwide.

In the UK for over 40 years, we have provided creative media training and education to thousands of students on four campuses in Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Oxford.

Available courses:

BA/BSc(Hons) Game Art Animation
BA/BSc(Hons) Visual Effects Animation
BA/BSc(Hons) Audio Production
BA/BSc(Hons) Digital Film Production
BA/BSc(Hons) Games Programming
BA/BSc(Hons) Web Development
BA/BSc(Hons) Music Business

MA/MSc Professional Practice (Creative Media Industries)

Rose Bruford College

Welcome to Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. Our goal is to inspire, excite and train you as a creative artist and practitioner who can use reflective practice and research, along with the world class teaching we provide, as tools to become an independent thinker and a fulfilled and successful working professional.

Available courses:

Audio Production (Technology, Music, Sound Design) BA/BSc (Hons)
Costume Production BA (Hons)
Creative Lighting Control BA (Hons)
Design for Theatre and Performance (Set and Costume) BA (Hons)
Digital Content Design for Theatre and Live Events BA (Hons)
Lighting Design BA (Hons)
Lighting Design for Architecture BA (Hons)
Scenic Arts (Construction, Props & Painting) BA (Hons)
Stage and Events Management BA (Hons)
Virtual Theatre and Digital Experiences BA (Hons)


ROBE is one of the world's premier entertainment lighting manufacturers producing high quality moving and fixed head luminaires and digital lighting products. We are proud to research, design and manufacture all fixtures at our global HQ in the Czech Republic where we are in complete control of the quality assurance process. Robe has subsidiaries in 9 countries across the globe, making our brand truly international. Robe is the perfect choice for music and theatre touring productions, TV studios, corporate events, exhibitions and hospitality venues, and are proud to work with the biggest names in the industry over many years.

ChamSys Ltd

ChamSys manufacture & develop world-renowned lighting control solutions for live events & Installations.
The fully-featured MagicQ software & consoles offer powerful lighting control on up to 256 universes with full lighting visualisation, pixel mapping, and HD media playback on up to 8 different layers.

While the QuickQ software & consoles are designed with a quick and easy user interface and a comprehensive feature-set that makes programming easy for students, volunteers, or part-time operators.


Notch is the game-changing real-time visual creation tool.

Designed from the creative process up, with powerful real-time rendering and visualisation, it helps creators rediscover the joy of problem-solving, experimenting and improvising on the fly.

Notch offers 3D artists & designers a unique workflow focusing on rapid experimentation and creation, including industry-leading tools for detailed refinement & perfecting. All in a node-based, non-destructive, procedural, real-time-processing environment.
From live music, theatre, Interactive Installation, all the way through to broadcast studios, Notch is the game-changing motion graphics tool, created for artists, without learning a single line of code.


Vectorworks Spotlight is the entertainment industry-leading software that’s an all-in-one design, documentation and production solution. With an extensive suite of entertainment-focused drawing, modelling and rendering tools, Spotlight can produce detailed paperwork and presentations. Create an immersive experience with cutting-edge technology like virtual and augmented reality and rendered panoramas.

Vectorworks Spotlight 2021 offers customisable Smart Options Display, direct Excel Import/Export, multithreaded Vectorworks Graphics Module providing faster speed and performance along with improvements to 3D modelling, rigging objects and lighting devices.


With a history of innovation that began in 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great microphones and audio electronics into an obsession. Shure continues to set the worldwide industry standard for superior, reliable products.

We’re a company of engineers. But we’re also performers, artists, presenters, concertgoers, and sometimes yeah, fans.

Whether you’re a musician, audio engineer, podcaster, lecturer, broadcaster, IT manager, sound contractor, YouTuber, or simply a music lover, Shure has an innovative audio product to exceed your expectations.