Event Crew

Need Event Crew in and around London and Beyond?

Need an experienced and affordable event crew in and around London or beyond? Pitman’s People are the leading event staff provider in the UK. We’ve been working in event structure industry for the past 10 years. We can tailor our crews to any project or event.


Whether you need a part-time staff, contract staff or seasonal agreements: we do them all. We can even provide multi-lingual staff in every team. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – we offer a unparalleled service that never lets you down.


Pitman’s People has grown its full time experienced event structure riggers to a base of 20 foreman and chargehands with an additional 40 regular contractors, and 150 temporary crew and riggers trained and ready for action.

We’ve assembled a huge variety of structures at some of the most prestigious events throughout the UK and Europe. We assisted with the build of over 1 million square metres of structure in 2015 alone.


Our crew members are skilled, honest and well trained by our own in-house trainers. Our staff make a great first impression and are ready for any situation that might arise during the preparation for your event.

At Pitman’s People we make sure the staff we provide have the right skills, attitude and image to match your brand. And remember, our crewing solutions are available not just in the UK but Worldwide too.

Want to know more? Get in touch with us to find out how we can help you today!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the minimum duration I can book staff for?

The minimum time is half a day: 5 hours min pay

Some companies charge for a crew chief. Do you charge for this also?

For larger teams we send a Team Leader with our staff. We charge a slightly higher hourly rate for Team Leaders, depending on experience.

Do your Event team have a uniform and the right safety clothes?

Yes, Staff will dress accordingly to the clients requirements. Depending on the event our Event Crew wear company branded t-shirts, fleeces, shorts, trousers, ties, steel-toe cap boots and high-visibility jackets.

Where do you operate?

Pitman’s People operate all over the United Kingdom and Europe. The company is located in central London

Some staffing companies don’t have transport, do Pitman’s People?

Yes, we have two company vans & various sized minibuses

Do you have a 24 hour hotline in case we experience problems?

Yes we do. The Event Staffing Consultant is on call 24/7 – 020 3651 3330

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“Pitman’s People have provided Accio with on-going support and we have had excellent feedback from all of our foremen, so we can commend Oliver Pitman and the Pitman’s crew for all their hard work.”

Stephen Casey, Accio Group

Job Vacancies


Pitman’s People specialise in building marquees and event structures and we’re recruiting for new marquee, event and labour crews.

Be part of some fantastic events around the UK!  We worked on the London Olympics 2012, Wimbledon, F1, V-festival, Wireless festival, Lumiere London, LFW and the Chelsea flower show.

We are offering 2 – 6 months event crew work over the summer /seasonal contracts (April-December) and at the end of the season possible full time contracts to successful candidates could be offered. Whether you’re looking for a short term contract or a career, Pitman’s People welcomes the right candidates.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Being part of a successful team
  • Meet new self-motivated people like yourself
  • Working in some fantastic locations
  • Work towards becoming a crew chief
  • Weekly pay
  • A career opportunity
  • Training provided
  • Work an average of 40 – 70+ hours per week


  • You must be physically fit
  • Prepared for hard work
  • Willing to work long hours (10-14 hour days)
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well as a team player
  • CSCS card a bonus
  • Full Legal right to work in the UK (No Student Visas)
  • You will need to have your own steel toe cap boots

This is a great career opportunity for people to learn new skills, to learn a new trade or just have an enjoyable event crew job for 6 months. There is a clear progression scheme and we are committed to training and investing in you.

Starting rate for no experience is £8.10p/h. This is reviewed at the end of your trial period of 200 hours.

Rates range from £8.10 – £13.00 p/h.

Expected weekly earnings of between £250 – £450 + per week depending on hours worked.

Get in touch now to find out more