Trust & Tolerance in London

Audiences in excess of 10 million people have enjoyed the annual outdoor festival Totally Thames since it’s launch. Originally called The Thames Festival (until 2014) Totally Thames works with children and young people in London, across the UK and the world to connect people to their rivers through creative arts-based education – collaborating with international artists and welcoming new and emerging artists to celebrate the heritage, archaeology and richness of the tidal Thames river. Gemini Print director Mark Tulley worked with Totally Thames 2019 festival team to create the Programme of Summer Events and was privileged to be invited [...]

2019-09-23T08:31:17+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Print|

“Making a Right Song and Dance” for The Starr Trust

Many of you will recall the now infamous trophy-winning performance in June when Gemini Print Managing Director, Steve Cropper, and Shoreham by Sea’s singer-songwriter Alex Banks http://alexbanks.co.uk/  joined forces to perform a cabaret act!  Donning wigs, gowns and heels the duo (remembering that Steve ‘does not sing and does not dance.’!) entertained an audience of more than 600 guests at the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People’s Midsummer Ball at the Brighton Hilton Metropole with a corset bursting performance of Lady Marmalade. The ball is an annual event to raise funds for four charities focussed on young people.  Chestnut [...]

2019-08-28T14:54:19+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Print|

Gemini Print Flying High with Eastbourne Airshow 2019

Despite the best efforts of the weather to curtail the fun the Eastbourne Airshow 2019 was enjoyed by thousand, proving why it achieves the accolade of “Britains Best Airshow” celebrating 28 years of excellence. With more than 50 displays the Airshow ranges from the deep roars of the RAF Typhoon to the skills of the Wingwalkers and daring parachutists.  (The Tigers Parachute Display Team confirmed the good news that despite an accident when landing there were no serious injuries). Sadly the poor weather meant the cancellation of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Guests enjoyed the [...]

2019-08-20T12:57:37+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Print|

A Grand Day Out With Wallace & Gromit

The Gemini Print team enjoy partnering and sponsoring Bristol Zoo Gardens and the Wild Place Project, which is run and operated by the conservation and education charity Bristol Zoological Society. With the Gemini Print focus on sustainable environmental management, the societies internationally acclaimed work creating a sustainable future for wildlife and people is an important partnership.  One aspect of the team's project work with Bristol Zoo supports their aim to develop integrated learning – educating us all to embrace wildlife conservations and understand more about animal welfare in addition to the zoo-based and field conservation of threatened animal and [...]

2019-08-07T12:16:56+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Print|

BAHBA 2019 – Congratulations!

With fourteen experienced judges from across many business sectors, the Brighton & Hove Business Awards 2019 attracted a record number of high-quality entries from all business sizes and sectors. The BAHBA are now in their 14th year. Organised by Platinum Events (look out for the Sussex Business Awards closing date 11th September 2019 www.sbawards.org.uk). Gemini Print were print partners for the BAHBA, including the awards programme for the glittering spectacular awards ceremony held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. Also, the Gemini Print team were proud sponsors of Tourist Attraction of the Year 2019. Gemini Print Director [...]

2019-07-31T08:07:30+00:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Print|

Brighton Takeover Success

Gemini Print worked with Macmillan Cancer Support to help promote the first-ever BRIGHTON TAKEOVER that took place June 13th. On the collection day, Sarah Coxhill and her Macmillan colleagues gained help from just under 50 local businesses and around 180 volunteers, giving more than 400 hours of their time. Their efforts and the generosity of the public raised: £10,337.58 The impact this has across Sussex is huge, funding the equivalent of 400 counselling sessions for people affected by cancer - or providing around 100 days of welfare benefits advice for people [...]

2019-07-23T10:14:48+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Print|

Mermaids Spotted in Brighton!

The March of the Mermaids event was held at Brighton Arches on Saturday. The organisers appreciated the print partnership support by Gemini Print - helping to raise awareness of the devastating impact of plastic in our oceans. Director Mark Tulley joined the March of the Mermaids parade and was impressed with the number of people who attended. Mark commented:  ‘As Gemini Print has recently launched potato starch wrapping options for clients print and mailing this wonderful event was a timely reminder that single-use plastic has to be challenged!  Everything we can all do to help keep our oceans clean [...]

2019-07-22T09:09:47+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Print|

Say NO to Plastic!

Together, We CAN Make A Difference Despite achieving standards of excellence for environmental controls, Gemini Print is still working hard, and partnering with clients, to enhance many practices and ‘do our bit’ consistently improving every aspect of environmental management. For many years everyone in publishing and printing has been contributing to the appalling ‘plastic problem’, by the use of millions of feet of the plastic poly wrap used to protect the printed matter sent around the world.  It can take from 20-1000 years for plastic to break up – but sadly it will never break down completely.  [...]

2019-07-08T09:27:56+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Print|

‘On the Black Satin Sheets’ – Gemini Print boss Performs!

Despite the challenge that he cannot sing or dance, the Gemini Print team Managing Director was ‘volunteered’ to perform a fundraising cabaret performance. Supported with the talent of a skilled Sussex based singer and performer, Alex Banks, the patience of his wife Maxine, and intensive training and rehearsals organised by the E3 Events experts  https://www.e3eventsonline.com/  Steve prepared for the nerve-wracking performance. Never one to do anything by halves the famous, challenging Moulin Rouge lyrics of ‘Lady Marmalade’ was selected by Steve and Alex.  Voulez Vous Coucher Avec! With more than 600 guests the Midsummer Ball is created by the [...]

2019-06-26T11:30:27+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Print|

Gemini Print Buys Foundry Press from Administrators

Everyone at Gemini Print has been delighted to welcome new Foundry Press colleagues and clients since Managing Director, Steve Cropper and the Directors completed buying the Horsham based firm from administrators FRP Advisory. The administrators said that the 21-staff Foundry Press “had suffered cashflow pressures following a period of challenging trading conditions”.Gemini Print Group ( Brighton, Shoreham by Sea, Bristol, London and Durham), bought Foundry’s business and assets from the administrators via a pre-pack sale, with all of Foundry's staff TUPE’d over to Gemini Print. Foundry’s previous owners, Bruce Phillips and Alan Houliston, are still within the business. [...]

2019-06-26T12:48:59+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Print|