Category: Scenery Construction

We’re back!

We are very happy to be building scenery once again for the outdoor summer season at The Watermill theatre. This is the set for As You Like It and will be followed, with a few adjustments to the set, by the Just So stories. The stage is situated in the idyllic riverside gardens of the ...

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A New Cottage for Dame Trott for our Jack and the Beanstalk set 1

We have been working on some replacement flats for our Dame Trott cottage scene making them lighter and easier to handle than the original scenes which comprised two flown frenchman that were hugely large and heavy. In their place we have created a double sided trucked flat, a door flat that doubles as both inside ...

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Adding a little sparkle to our Cinderella set 1……

….we decided to brighten up our Cinderella portals with a touch of glitter. See the difference in these before and after photographs.

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On our way with our new shepherd hut build

David has made a start on building a shepherd hut. The framework for all the walls are now complete. Next will be the floor and then the chassis. We intend to build this to sell it on. It will be finished inside and have a wood burner installed. Whoever buys it can request other customisations ...

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David Holland in the DSH workshop building the shepherd hut

We would like to let everyone know that DSH is still open for business.

During these unprecedented weeks of frightening news, emotional and financial hardship in which the country pulls together in it’s battle against the Covid-19 virus, we count our blessings that DSH is a small, family run business and as such we are able to continue manufacturing scenery and taking orders for pantomime set hire. Our workshop ...

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A message of solidarity to all pantomime producers

Since the government announcement of emergency funding to The Arts, we at DSH would like to say to all producers and venues who were on the brink of writing off their pantomime season that we are here, we have scenery and we can work with you to help create your production. Whether you normally build your ...

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