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Why are theatre curtains red?

Deep red and crimson are synonymous with theatres and the stage, but have you ever wondered why so many venues […]

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Best Fabrics for Sound Acoustics

A show production is not only about the visuals, the acoustics are such a big part of the overall experience […]

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Stage Curtains For Theatres – A Whaleys Stages How To Guide

Whether you require a temporary staging set-up for a brand-new production, or a multi-functional stage that will last the test […]

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The Most Impressive Theatres

As specialists in stage curtains we have had the privilege of working with some spectacular theatre locations and projects. There are many beautiful theatres […]

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Black Wool Serge Stage Curtains

Black wool serge is one of our best-selling fabrics and the industry’s first choice for stage and theatre curtains. But what is it […]

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Spring Clean: How To Clean Your Stage Curtains

Purchasing new stage curtains can be a significant investment – sometimes a re-fresh and clean is all they need to […]

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What Fabric to Use for Stage Curtains?

When it comes to stage fabrics, it’s easy to be confused by all the options to choose from. We are […]

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Theatre Talk: Fabric Highlight: Polyester Velvet

Our new series ‘Theatre Talk’ will discuss all things new, relevant, topical and trending in the theatre and stage world. […]

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New Year, New School Look

January. A time for a fresh attitude, spring cleaning and planning for the year ahead. We welcomed news from the […]

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You asked for it. Now it’s here… New Crushed Velvet

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Christmas show guide

Christmas Show Stage Guide

Visiting the theatre over the Christmas period is a traditional activity that can be enjoyed by audience members of all ages. […]

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Wedding Backdrops

For some people their wedding day is the most important day of their lives, so when it comes to the […]

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What is a cyclorama?

A Cyclorama is a large piece of fabric or curtain situated at the very back of the stage.  When lit […]

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What type of drape is right for my school?

The right curtain drapes are vital when it comes to creating the perfect theatrical experience for both the audience and […]

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School Hall Stage Curtain

Here at Whaley Stages, we have been designing and installing custom high-quality school stage curtains for over 20 years. We use the […]

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