Who we are

Established in the 1950’s, we employ over 140 staff so you can rest assured that when you work with us you will be looked after with the expertise that over 60 years in the live events industry brings.

Each and every member of our award-winning team is highly trained and passionate about the business. With an experienced account management team that work closely with our clients offering the best advice possible, and a logistics team that ensure that deliveries are made with the minimum of fuss, our unparalleled understanding of the live events market makes Thorns Group ideally placed to make a success of your event plans, no matter how ambitious they seem!

The industry has recognised our successes and after being awarded as ‘Best Furniture Supplier’ in the Exhibition Elite List in 2015 our winning streak has continued reinforcing our high levels of customer service; ‘Best Furniture Supplier to Organisers’ at the Exhibition News and Elite Awards three years running, and most recently ‘Non-Technology Supplier of the Year' at the 25th Anniversary AEO awards.

Operating through three successful divisions on a nationwide scale - Furniture, Catering, and Draping - we can provide a comprehensive range of event hire solutions. 

We work with both private and corporate customers supplying equipment to events of all shapes and sizes. Our equipment can often be seen at many high-profile events, corporate hospitality, exhibitions, conferences, weddings, and countless celebrations and parties.

Amongst our vast selection of clients are many of the UK’s leading caterers, contract caterers, live event management companies, venues and marquee companies.

With over 1.5 million items in stock and a 75,000 sq ft warehouse, our award-winning team always goes above and beyond to deliver the best to our clients. From traditional designs to design-led bespoke pieces of furniture and catering equipment we are certain you will find a style to suit any event.  

Get in touch today using the form below to see how we can make your next event a huge success.

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0800 328 0813 hello@thorns.co.uk