meet the team:
about the stage bus
The Stage Bus is an event production company based in Birmingham, who provide innovative solar powered mobile stages across the UK. Our quirky, vehicle-based stages are powered by the sun and their onboard batteries means they can power events day and night. With full sound and lighting facilities included, the reduced set-up times for our stages also make them some of the most cost-effective solutions available. We also help organize several events thoughout the year including the Swingamajig festival, the UK’s leading electro-swing festival.
how did we get here?
we’re great because we’re:
We have several stages available, ranging from the most cost-sensitive stage up to the largest solar-powered mobile stage in the UK. By having fully integrated stages built into vehicles that don’t need to be built on-site, set-up can be as short as twenty minutes, reducing our overheads.
Our stages are fully integrated, so they don’t need to be built on-site, keeping both time and labor to a minimum, while also saving the need to liaise with multiple contractors. By looking at every aspect of power consumption, we have been able to approach energy efficiency on a completely new level compared to traditional set-ups, this means our stages do not need any external power supply and can work from a battery charged solar power system for up to 8 hours.
The Stage Bus has been providing services for over a decade, and our professional crew has more than eighty years staging and technical experience between them. We are known for our “can do” attitude, and stress free operation even when plans on the day end up having to change.
are we any good?
yes, that why we’re trusted by:
The sound engineer on the day was absolutely fabulous, a magician at work, the sound quality was amazing and as far as I am concerned we will get you back in 2024!
From the booking process to the execution, The Stage Bus staff are impeccable. We wouldn't use anyone else for our events!
Over the moon! The TV company (filming A Very Yorkshire Christmas) said your guys were stars.
I just wanted to say a big thank you to you for the use of your stage at our festival on Saturday. The day went off without a hitch and the stage was absolutely perfect. I also wanted to let you know that the engineer you sent (Jose, I think?) was absolutely fantastic all day. The bands and stage manager were all singing his praises saying how professional, diligent, helpful and friendly he was. We'll definitely be using your stages again for future events.
From our perspective, working with you has been an absolute dream. Good, clear and friendly communication at your end and the team that were with us on the day were completely brilliant. Punctual, professional and helpful. A totally hassle-free, worry-free experience.
These guys are amazing! Skipton Town Council booked these for our annual heritage event on our High Street. We introduced a music stage and needed someone to turn up, set the stage up, deal with all the audio equipment throughout the day so we didn't have to get involved in it and these guys did exactly that and more. They couldn't be more helpful. The stage was fab, the PA and audio systems were great, all our artists were happy, the sound engineer was knowledgeable and friendly. We have now booked them again for our x2 Christmas Markets and will be using them for all our future events!
The Stage Bus team are simply amazing. I have rarely had the pleasure of working with such a helpful, flexible and honest group of people. Nothing is too much trouble for them. We used the Truck Stage which was just perfect for our event in Castlefield Arena, Manchester (September 2019). The truck is full of character just like Andrew, the founder and boss. Andrew was more than happy to lend a hand with some completely unrelated manual tasks when nobody else was there to help. You can count on the high quality and deep experience of Andrew and his team. If you're considering using them for your event don’t hesitate! They are unique, professional, friendly, reliable and excellent value for money!
Fantastic business and were integral to our festival, will be using them again and would not hesitate to recommend.
Hi, I am emailing to say many, many thanks to Andrew for the fantastic job he did for our music festival at Ashburnham Place in East Sussex. Andrew was professional and helpful at all times. He arrived in plenty of time to set up, allowing for any technical issues on our part which was very much appreciated. The children had a marvellous time and we look forward to welcoming him and his stage back again next year.
"I recently worked with The Stage Bus in my capacity as a Freelance Events Manager at Little Social Yorkshire. They provided two stages (The Stage Bus and Stage Box) for a large scale event Wentworth Woodhouse, WE Wonder Festival. Their expertise, advice and support in the run up to the event was invaluable and their booking process seamless. On the day delivery was brilliant and the on site members of The Stage Bus team were so patient and accommodating with the vast line up of performers. The team's operational approach and ability to quickly form part of the wider Event Management Team was excellent.The Stage Bus were also respectful of the historic garden and were always happy to address any concerns raised by the wider event management team and that was genuinely appreciated. The stages were excellent, had great presence and we were over the moon that they ran off solar power! Plus excellent sound!Would highly recommend and will certainly book for future events.
Great service, Ella was great during the booking process, and quick to reply to all my questions/queries! Andrew was brilliant onsite and made everything look easy - thanks all.
Just wanted to thank you for your help over the last few months and to ask you to pass on our thanks to Jock for a top job looking after us. It was a great day and the M-Stage was ideal for us.
Many thanks to everyone at The Stage Bus for their support and enthusiasm in the lead up to, and during our event on Thursday. You helped make our party a resounding success.