Welcome to Event Hire Services UK - The Sound, Lighting, AV, Stage and Power Hire Company in Cambridge.

Event Hire Services are a Cambridge based, event equipment hire business, providing creative hire solutions and production services to a diverse range of venues, private, educational, business and corporate clients across the UK. Located within minutes of The Cambridge Science Park, our modern warehouse and offices are equipped to handle your short or long-term hire requirements for audio, video, lighting, roadshows, DJ equipment, college balls, weddings, parties, stage, stage covers, marquees, exhibitions, conferences, company event days and professional sound re-enforcement needs, however large or small the requirement. Our sound and lighting hire equipment is from major manufacturers that include; Akg, Allen & Heath, Avolites, Bose, dB Technologies, Chauvet, Dell, KV2, Martin, Panasonic, Prolight, Sony, Shure, Soundcraft & Yamaha Call us now on 01223 860090 to discuss your requirements or to request a site visit.

Creative Event & Party Lighting

Equipment & Production Services

Our hire department holds a generous stock of well known industry brands for dry (you collect from us) or wet hire (we deliver and install). EHS provide sound, lighting and other event equipment for private parties, weddings, corporate clients and live events. You can hire for a day, several days or a few weeks, talk to us about your requirements. If you need assistance with planning, give us a call.

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Creative Event & Party Lighting

Creative Event & Party Lighting

We stock an extensive range of creative lighting. From a simple indoor mains or battery powered uplighter, colourwashing walls to your chosen colour, through to a themed lighting installation, lighting trees, buildings, architectural features, marquees and more, really making your event stand out.

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PA - Audio & Video For Your Event

PA - Audio & Video For Your Event

Our range of audio equipment includes portable PA (great for parties in the park, company events and wedding speeches), full- range sound systems for bands and DJs, conference packages, pro microphones and more. If you're planning a company event or wedding, ask about our complete sound and lighting packages.

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Complete Freshers Sound and Lighting Packages


Contact us with your event requirements now for preferential rates!

We have relationships with colleges and societies spanning many years, and we’re equipped to provide everything required to ensure that your event is remembered for all of the right reasons.

EHS provide staging, sound equipment for bands & DJs, indoor lighting, outdoor lighting, special effects, outdoor power distribution, sound & lighting techs and more.

Give us a call, or drop us an email for more information.

EHS & Cambridge Sound support Bear Grylls events around the UK.


We are delighted to be working alongside the Bear Grylls Survival Race team, as they tour the UK this year. Sound and PA equipment, together with Live sound services, are provided by for all events that include Cambridge, Edinburgh, Manchester and London throughout September and October.

The Bear Grylls Survival Race has been created by Bear Grylls and his crack team of survival and OCR enthusiasts. Heros Are Made Not Born.

For more information on Bear’s events, or to sign up to the next challenge, visit BG Survival Race

VIP Entrance Package Hire


VIP Entrance Package Hire

Our VIP entrance packages provide a touch of class to your event. Automotive showrooms, product launches, balls, catwalks, weddings in fact anywhere to make your guests feel special upon arrival!

We provide polished chrome poles with heavy base, high-quality twisted red ropes and machine edged red carpet (available in various lengths).

Visit our equipment hire pages for sound, lighting and other equipment to add the “wow” factor to your event.


Battery Powered Event Lighting Hire

EHS Battery Powered Uplighters – BattPars & BattBars

IMG_1449Our BattPars and BattBars provide the perfect, cable-free, temporary event lighting solution for your indoor or outdoor events. Colourwash walls, ceilings, marquees, architectural features and more. Our IP outdoor BattPar are weatherproof and ideal for lighting  shrubs, trees, old buildings, driveways and building entrances for parties in fact anywhere that requires coloured lighting, all without the hassle associated with running outdoor power.

Battery life between recharges is up to 16 hours, long enough for even the most demanding events. A hand-held remote control is available for quick setup or you can remotely operate these from an optional Wi-Fi controller (available to hire).

Call the hire desk now on Cambridge (01223) 860090

Inflatable stage cover hire


EHS stage cover

EHS adds inflatable stage covers to its growing range of hire solutions.  

Our inflatable stage covers are ideal for events where you need a professional cover with an open front with a stage for bands, DJs, dance events and stage performances. Other applications include new vehicle displays, product launches, fete, trade shows and more.

Our covers are UK manufactured, heavy duty and are equipped with Velcro strips that allow custom branding to be applied for your event.

Initially two sizes will be available to accommodate a stage or display area of either 8 x 4 mtrs or  6 x 3 mtrs

Something BIG to celebrate? – Complete wedding & party packages includes stage, sound & lighting

Something BIG to celebrate?

EHS launches complete party, and event solutions for your event. Let us know your requirements and we’ll provide a tailored package for your special event. Contact Matt or Darryl at EHS to arrange a site visit, or to discuss your requirements  over the telephone. Call EHS on 01223 860090

Impress your guests with the complete EHS stage, sound & lighting package.

Impress your guests with the complete EHS stage, sound & lighting package.

Portable PA speaker hire with Bluetooth & wireless microphone

The 100 watt EHS PPA speaker is perfect for parties, company events, weddings, speeches and public events. A built-in rechargeable battery pack keeps the unit powered for up to 7 hours of continuous use, providing music and/or amplified voice via the supplied cordless radio microphone whilst you are away from mains power. You can play music via Bluetooth or connect directly to the speaker via Phono or the 3.5mm stereo jack socket (used by Iphones/Ipads and laptops).  An integrated USB port also allows you to play your own MP3 format playlist.

Portable PA with mic & Bluetooth

EHS Battery or mains operated portable PA system

Hughes Hall “Come what May” 2016 Ball – Cambridge Sound Production

Another successful May Ball this year at Hughes Hall with production services provided by Cambridge Sound and EHS. Our outdoor architectural lights around the college ground looked awesome and re-enforced the ball themes. Main stage powered by a KV2 Audio PA rig with secondary areas running Turbosound.

Hughes Hall "Come What May" 2016 ball - Cambridge Sound Production

Hughes Hall “Come What May” 2016 ball – Cambridge Sound Production

Festoon lighting hire for your marquee or garden

EHS stocks various lengths of festoon lighting. Both clear and coloured bulbs are available (we don’t use LEDs) providing 15<25w of light per lamp. Festoon lighting is ideal for illuminating gardens, marquees and other areas requiring subtle, but effective lighting. Very popular for weddings, birthday parties and for Christmas events at the end of the year. Contact EHS on 01223 860090 for more information

Festoon lighting hire from EHS Cambridge

Festoon lighting hire from EHS Cambridge

Stage Hire in Cambridge

EHS holds generous levels of staging in stock for your band, DJ, drama, conference or catwalk event. Our Alu sections of lightweight, modular staging clamp together to create the right size and shape of stage for your performance requirements. Our staging comes in 1x1mtr and 2x1mtr sections and is finished in either a painted black surface, non-slip coated finish or it can be carpeted as required, just ask for details 01223 860090

EHS Stage 6x3mtr One of our 6x3mtr stages at a height of 50cm.

Call Event Hire Services now on 01223 860090 to organise your equipment rental, set up a meeting with us, arrange a site visit or to discuss your event requirements.