The Hatchling Tender Opportunities

At the heart of Our Year will be The Hatchling, a spectacular outdoor show featuring a groundbreaking dragon puppet created and produced by Trigger ­– creators of unforgettable, large-scale outdoor theatre and art.

Find out more about lighting and sound tendering opportunities available below.

Lighting Tender

Wakefield Council are seeking to appoint a qualified event lighting provider for The Hatchling. The Hatchling is the world’s, largest human-operated puppet to fly which is due to take place over two sites in Wakefield (WF1 1HB and WF2 7EQ) between Friday 23 and Sunday 25 August.

Download the lighting tender document here.

For further information visit The Hatchling website or view highlights from the World Premiere here.

Scheduling

Tuesday 20 August | Event build

Wednesday 21 August | Event build

Thursday 22 August | Event build

Friday 23 August | Show Day – Day Zero

Saturday 24 August | Show Day – Day One

Sunday 25 August | Show Day – Day Two

Monday 26 August | De-rig

The Hatchling - image (c) Dom Moore

Scope

1. A project manager

2. Equipment specification

3. Health & Safety Documents / Certificates

4. Insurances

5. Travel & Accommodation

Key Deadlines

Site Visits (Please contact Karla Briggs on 07721 164773 to book) | 06-12-23 and 07-12-23

Tender return date | 15-12-23

Notification of award | 08-01-24

Deadline for additional paperwork | 29-01-24

Tender Submissions

Submission of tenders or any other documents which are to be sent to the Council must be made electronically to festivals@wakefield.gov.uk no later than 16:00 on 15-12-23. Please include The Hatchling Event Lighting Tender in your email subject line.

Sound Tender

Wakefield Council are seeking to appoint a qualified event lighting provider for The Hatchling. The Hatchling is the world’s, largest human-operated puppet to fly which is due to take place over two sites in Wakefield (WF1 1HB and WF2 7EQ) between Friday 23 and Sunday 25 August.

Download the sound tender document here.

For further information visit The Hatchling website or view highlights from the World Premiere here.

Scheduling

Tuesday 20 August | Event build

Wednesday 21 August | Event build

Thursday 22 August | Event build

Friday 23 August | Show Day – Day Zero

Saturday 24 August | Show Day – Day One

Sunday 25 August | Show Day – Day Two

Monday 26 August | De-rig

Scope

1. A project manager

2. Equipment specification

3. Health & Safety Documents / Certificates

4. Insurances

5. Travel & Accommodation

Key Deadlines

Site Visits (Please contact Karla Briggs on 07721 164773 to book) | 06-12-23 and 07-12-23

Tender return date | 15-12-23

Notification of award | 08-01-24

Deadline for additional paperwork | 29-01-24

Tender Submissions

Submission of tenders or any other documents which are to be sent to the Council must be made electronically to festivals@wakefield.gov.uk no later than 16:00 on 15-12-23. Please include The Hatchling Event Sound Tender in your email subject line.