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Late night museum event

A series of unique events at Oxford's Ashmolean museum.

Oxford University's Ashmolean museum drafted us in to create a series of never-before-tried late night events held at the museum.

Working with the museum, we helped to make the events a great success, with 3,000 guests at the first one, quickly rising to 6,500 by the second!

We were tasked with installing video and projector solutions for the monthly event, from large plasma screens for presentations and performances, through to outdoor projections and large inside projections.

We supplied solutions for slide shows, live recording, live animation, musical effects and media, on screen sizes from 50" up to 500". Given the set up time window of just two hours to get everything ready, it's lucky we like a challenge!

We also supplied dozens of PA systems, ranging in use and quality from Turbosound and d&b audiotechnik. And we have worked with over 75 bands at the events to date, ranging from electronic ambiance through to loud rock and dance music. We've also provided sound systems for speeches, theatrical performances, movies and TV - all with crystal clear audio and a hifi sound that is second to none.

Late night museum event

Trust is key: knowing we will deliver in tight time restrictions

Lighting an event of this magnitude is no easy task as there are a number of floors, rooms and features inside the building that all require lighting with various effects and prominence.

We used subtle lighting to highlight areas of interest, and patterned lighting to break up large space on the walls, ceilings and floors. We would also light the full exterior of the building to match the theme of the event.

Lighting is a hugely powerful tool because it changes a person's perception of a space when done correctly, and we are without doubt highly regarded for being perfectionists when it comes to this.

The events have been a huge success story, and taken the public awareness and perception of the Ashmolean to a whole new level:

"ACDisco have always provided an excellent service for all my events, whether it’s for 5 people or 6000 people. The staff are knowledgeable, professional and adapt to many different situations with a positive attitude. I can’t recommend them highly enough."

If you are interested in doing a similar event or would like an idea about how we can work with you to create the perfect event, please contact us.

d&b audiotechnik

High-quality audio

d&b produce arguably the best speakers in the world for events. We use these speakers for conferences, bands, weddings and festivals.

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Exterior lighting hire

How would you like your venue to look magical as soon as your guests arrive outside? Our style of lighting creates an amazing scene that suits private, business or commercial events

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Battery LED uplighter

Battery powered LED uplighter hire is great, they are IP rated so they can go outside, and because they don't require mains power it means that lighting a venue is quick, easy and has less logistical issues than the powered ones.

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Beautiful & personal

Create your dream event.

Using the latest Audio, Visual and lighting we can do anything from a simple fairylight canopy with uplighting all the way through to building projections, in any venue! (We also do disco's!)

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Attention to detail

High quality & reasonable prices

Your business or corporate event reflects on your company name, why not go to the company with the highest quality equipment, technicians and a service that is second to none

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The perfect result

Tour friendly equipment

Our commercial section covers a wide range of events from band tours, club nights and festivals through to charity events and any event where the public will be attending

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DJ Equipment hire

The latest technology

Everything any DJ could require, all at great prices

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Band PA hire

Amazing sound

Great packages to suit all bands, featuring D&B audiotechnik and Turbosound speakers paired with Midas and Yamaha desks

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Theatre hire

LED or incandecent

We have everything needed in stock for a succesful theatre show, large or small.

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Event production services

We offer event production services in Oxford, Bucks and Berkshire and work with various different events from product launches, open days, festivals and conferences. If you would like to know more about our event production services please contact us to discuss your event

Contact details

ACDisco Lighting and PA Hire Oxford

5 stars - based on 40 reviews but well over 6000 very happy clients

Unit 34 Wheatley Business estate, Old london road
OX33 1XW- (Sat Nav: OX33 1YW)

(01865) 875519

Office hours Mon-Fri 11:00am - 18:00pm
Event hours: 24/7 - 365 days a year - meetings by appointment only

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