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Hoults Estate
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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We push the boundaries of live event production

Our mission is to turn our clients’ ambitions into truly memorable experiences for their customers.

The results? Engaged audiences, a boost for brands and impressive revenue generation.

We’re your on-hand experts

Because we’ve been involved in professional event production for years, we can handle everything from liaising with the venue to masterminding specialist jobs like installing all the audio-visual, producing videos and creating on-screen graphics.

We’ll listen to your wildest dreams - and show you how to turn them into reality, with lighting innovation, custom stage set building and all the latest tech.

If you’re happy at the reigns, that’s great. If you’d prefer us to shoulder the project management burden for you, that’s good too.

Either way, you’ll get a single, dedicated person on our team who’ll be your one point of contact throughout the entire process. That person will take ownership of your event and care about it as much as you do.

I’ve lost count of how many Stirling Prize events you have under your belt - and once again you have produced and delivered an outstanding event which contributed towards the huge success on Tuesday. Thank you so much for all your amazing support, guidance and patience in the lead up to the event - and your great support with the BBC’s demands.
- Marietjie Donaldson, event manager, Royal Institute of British Architects

Whoever you are, if you’ve got an event to host, we’re your team.

We work with businesses of all shapes and sizes, from small organisations to big blue chip companies.

Our client list also includes local government and charities, as well as healthcare, education and arts organisations.

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The R&B team has always exceeded my expectations. The project manager was a pleasure to work with - nothing was ever too much trouble and he is one of the most calm people I have ever collaborated with.
- Jane Hutchinson, event manager, Teesside University

Tap into everything we know

Host your event with us and you get not only our expertise but also our little black book. We know all the best suppliers of marquees, furniture, catering and more - and we’re happy to bring them in.

Once things are underway, we provide full technical event planning, including preparing scale drawings to decide on the very best layout long before you kick off.

We’re hot on health and safety too, understanding exactly what you need to create a wow event that runs without a hitch.

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Clear and transparent fees

We’ll assemble a bespoke equipment package just for you - and we’ll confirm it all in a written quote that’s easy to understand.

Or if you’re working to a set budget, let us know and we’ll tell you what you can achieve for that fee. We’ll give you the base line quote - and even suggest a few optional extras to give your event the edge.

Whether you’re spending £500 or £250,000, you’ll get the same expertise, the same attention to detail and the same top notch customer service.

Let’s talk about your event

No matter what stage you’re at, we’re here to explore the possibilities with you and explore what can be achieved

Case Study

Under the spotlight: Staging a high profile annual conference

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AAC Liverpool

Our event production clients

We’re the first choice for many national and international companies

  • When it comes to technical conferences, the NHS Confederation must be at the top of the tree. The organisation’s leadership comes together for this event, which we’re very proud to stage for them. Find out more about what we've done.

    “I would score R&B Group 10 out of 10 for their stage set design and full AV production management both pre-event and then onsite. A huge thank you”

  • Northumbria likes to pull out all the stops for its students. We’ve worked with them for many years, helping them to host a series of events throughout the year. From dinners to student welcome events, graduation ceremonies to para olympic events. No request is too much for us to deliver, with us regularly transforming their sports hall into the ideal event space.

    “R&B Group are always an absolute pleasure to work with always taking the time to understand our requirements and respond to our brief. This major event of 7,000 attendees needs to run smoothly and R&B always do a fantastic job of delivering staging, lighting, AV equipment and staffing on the day which deliver real impact and within budget. Thanks so much!”

  • Another of our long-standing clients, ncj Media is a surefire north-eastern local hero. It’s the company behind local news in Newcastle, publishing The Chronicle, The Journal and the Sunday Sun. 

    We stage some of their larger events, including several awards dinners attended by the area’s movers and shakers.

    “Working with the R&B Group is great, it’s a full team effort, they have a huge level of expertise and their knowledge is outstanding. I feel comfortable with them, they look after everything and I have no worries at all, I have every confidence in them”  

  • The business software specialist comes to us for many of its AV equipment needs.

    “Thank you for going above and beyond at Capital Markets Day.  It was a huge success, thanks for helping make it happen!  From Brand @ Sage.”  and...

    “Now the dust has settled I just want to say a big THANK YOU to you and all your team for your hard work in the lead up and during the event last week. Everything ran very smoothly and your team were a big part of that”

     “Professional, willing to help in any way and can turn around a project on time and in budget.”

Your event production team

  • Richard Goodaire

    head of projects
    07767 603 637

    Richard has been with us for over 20 years and has worked his way up from the warehouse all the way to managing the projects team. His role means he has his fingers on the pulse of all of the projects that come through the R&B doors.

    Richard enjoys a challenge and is constantly striving to come up with new and creative ways to add to his client’s events.

    In his spare time, Richard is a keen sports fan and petrol head, following a multitude of motorsports and spending weekends as a freelance cameraman covering a range of sports across the country.

  • Mick Storrie

    project manager
    07834 542 523

    As one of our project managers, Mick has a wealth of experience in planning and pre-production of events, installation and operation and de-rigging. With many repeat clients asking for Mick by name he is proof of his own creativity and capability in the events industry.
    Prior to joining R&B, Mick was a touring guitarist with several metal bands and still enjoys listening to loud noises when he’s not busy making them.

  • Richard Narcross

    project manager
    07831 868 711

    Richard was the R in R&B and is one of the original project managers in the business. He has decades of experience under his belt and has a string of regular repeat clients including Nissan and Education Live Ltd.

    Richard is a keen photographer in his down time and enjoys getting out and about snapping what he can with his camera.    

  • John Robinson

    project manager
    07715 207 722

    John is another R&B success story, moving up from warehouse to technician and now to project manager. With eight years under his belt at R&B he’s gained a reputation as a talented lighting and sound engineer throughout our repeat clients.

    When John started with R&B he was a shy lad and unassuming; none of us are really sure what happened but these days John would describe himself as an ambitious narcissist, with astounding looks and god like physique… we’ll let you make your own mind up on that.