The Great Gig Guys!


Picture the scene. Jude (the long-suffering Mrs J) and I are on our first holiday abroad since lockdown was lifted. Ultra-cheap, last-minute Tui flights from Manchester

Summer Roadshows Are Back!

Are you staging a corporate fun-day, food festival, street party, 10k charity run, classic car show, highland games or a post-Covid, 

Right, let’s get Christmas sorted!

First item on the “to-do” list – Christmas Roadshows 2021. If you’re part of a town-centre management group or a local/regional council events team and

…and we’re back!

It’s Monday, 2nd of August 2021 and we’re just about to re-open the doors at Zap! Entertainment after the 18 month COVID shutdown. The big question

Covid 19: Lockdown Easing

As we all cross our fingers and get set for lockdown easing on Monday April 26th, here’s a two minute promo-video (commissioned by SLC and

Lockdown Update

So, most of the Zap! website’s been shunted off into a virtual siding, all of our gear’s been put in storage, and the small army

Tickety Boo?

  COVID-19 has had an impact on all aspects of our lives. Unprecedented lockdowns, strict travel bans, and “social distancing” measures have become the norm

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Not The Xmas Gigs

We’re truly sorry to tell you that – for the first time in more than a decade – Zap! Entertainment will not be rampaging all

Strange days indeed…

It’s happened. Covid 19 – the flu-like virus I first heard about when I was in Guangzhou, China with Judith and Hannah 8 weeks ago –

SLC’s Christmas Roadshow

The biggest, brightest and best run of roadshows we’ve ever staged in the countdown to Christmas. Check out the video above and see what made

Hamilton 10k Run

Almost a thousand runners laced up their trainers and took part in the second, annual Hamil-Ten 10k run, backed by town centre businesses, South Lanarkshire

Classic Car Show

Saturday June 10th, 2018 saw Zap! Entertainment roar into South Lanarkshire to help produce the annual Classic Car Show with Hamilton BID Ltd. Stilt walkers,

SLC’s Christmas Light Switch-ons

Zap! Entertainment initially got involved with South Lanarkshire’s Christmas Lights Campaign way back in 2007 when we put our “High School Musical” song and dance

STV Appeal/Ha Ha Hamilton 2016

One year on but still flush with the success of our first big adventure in stand-up, Zap! Entertainment was again asked to produce the Ha

Comedy Festival 2015

Zap! Entertainment’s first foray into comedy promotion happened in late summer 2015 when were commissioned to produce the “Ha Ha Hamilton Comedy Festival”.   With a

Queen’s Baton Relay

What can we say about the Queen’s Baton Relay project for North Ayrshire Council? Three months’ worth of meetings, hundreds of hours in planning and

Jedward at The Glasgow Show 2011

There’s only one gig on our “Top Ten Events Of The Decade” timeline that gets mentioned twice and that’s The Glasgow Show. Zap! Entertainment’s long-term

Diamond Jubilee Visit to Glasgow.

As part of their week-long visit to Scotland, HRH Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip stopped off in Glasgow on July 4th 2012 to celebrate not

Launch of Brown Cow, Glasgow

When the Scottish pioneer of the self-tanning business decided to launch an assault on the high-street beauty industry, she asked Zap! Entertainment to help co-ordinate

Tartan Party On The Green 2007

When more than 61,000 people applied for only 51,000 tickets to the Scotland-Italy Euro 2008 qualifier back in November 2007, Glasgow City Council thought it

The Glasgow Show

It began life in 2002 as a flower show attended by a few thousand people. By 2013 – its final year – The Glasgow Show

The Real Wheel Deal!

Real Radio’s Robin Galloway recently got back in the saddle for Pedal Scotland, joining round the world cyclist, Mark Beaumont – and 5000 other participants