Background Bars

Background Bars are an agency specialising in bar staffing, bar management, mobile bar hire and event production.

Bar Management

  1. We provide

    Physical bar and equipment hire
    Event management and staffing
    Cocktail design and consultancy
    Bespoke bar design and build
    Bar income and reports analysis
  2. Book us for

    Launch and press events
    Pop-up and concept bars
    Private events and receptions
    VIP and backstage bars
    Commercial events and festival bars

Previous Events

Background Bars have a creative and personal approach that sets us aside from other lead operators – We enjoy collaborating with like-minded businesses and individuals in order to produce an event like no other. Here are some of the previous events we have worked on...
  1. Night Tales

    Night Tales is an award winning pop-up event combining experimental bar culture, food, dining experiences, live music and nightlife.
    Background Bars created, produced and managed all of the events – Night Tales, Summer Tales and Tokyo Nights over a 3-year period with more than 250,000 people who came through its doors. We are now in the planning process for the next edition in summer 2017.

  2. John Lewis

    Background Bars partnered with John Lewis in Summer 2016 and winter 2016 to fully produce and manage their rooftop drinks and food production in the heart of London, Oxford Street. Background Bars provided full bar and restaurant design, food partner collaboration, build management, cocktail concepts and are managing the day-to-day operations.

  3. Facebook

    Partnering with We Are Family production company – Background Bars managed, staffed and provided the drinks production at the last two Facebook Summer Parties with 1500 people in attendance at each event and 7 bars to run and operate.

  4. Google

    Background Bars provided Google with a physical bar hire for the launch of their new Google Pixel Phone in September 2016

Design & Production

Our core team includes

Set designers

If you need creative support or advice for an independent project, get in touch.

Client List

We work with a broad range of brands, such as:
  1. Lewi's Jean logo
  2. Nighttales