“the cogs that make us tick”

Tony Walsh
Tony WalshManaging Director
Unstoppable, unflappable and dedicated Tony Walsh is the Managing Director of RR Events, with over 20 years’ experience in managing events. Having started in the events and markets industry as a consultant in the early 2000. Tony is now renowned in the industry for designing, planning and creating some of the best events in the UK and Europe. RR Events was born from Tony’s desire to plan events with a difference and to deliver beyond expectation.

Tony states “Planning, managing and delivering an event is one thing but transforming it into a remarkable experience is another, because exceptional events don’t happen by magic, they happen through passion and dedication”.

As well as steering the company vision to become the UK’s largest operator in the Market and Events Industry, Tony also manages his own consultancy service for Events:

AW Special Consultant in Markets and Events
AW Special Consultant in Markets and Events

Tony delivers experience, professionalism and creativity in all of his events. He has clients come from all over the world looking for something that goes beyond the ordinary and over the years he has created a host of superb events across the UK and Europe, working with celebrities and with some of the most demanding clients. For consultancy services Tony can be contacted directly on:
[email protected]

John McInnes
John McInnesChief Operations Officer
John is the Chief Operations Officer for RR Events and is responsible for the management of all the UK markets and will focus on developing and extending the company’s portfolio through broader strategic initiatives and the leveraging of new opportunities. This includes expansion of the Continental Street Market programme and continuing the success of the town centre Food and Drink Festivals.
Lee McDonnell
Lee McDonnellEvent Market Manager
Lee has worked for markets and events for over 10 years, Lee directs and manages the Event Operatives and co-ordinates the many different elements of an event despite any strict deadlines and shifting priorities that we may face. Lee is one of those people who simply gets the job done, no matter how many things there is to be done. Lee is uncompromising in his standards and remains calm when the going gets tough. Lee enters each event with passion, excitement and unfailing enthusiasm which makes him an asset to any client event.



It is with great pleasure that we can announce the appointment of Matthew Hartwell to the role of Markets Operations Manager.

Matthew comes with a wealth of experience gained working for Marketplace Europe over the last 6 years. He is well known within the industry, and boasts extensive contacts from within local authorities and traders alike.

His appointment is part of an aggressive expansion plan for the business, which will see our portfolio continue to grow rapidly for another year. Our aim remains the same as it did from the outset-to stage quality events and continually innovate with regards to format and content.

The RR Events team have great pleasure in welcoming Matthew to the team and are sure he will be a great addition

Upcoming Events

  1. Scunthorpe Continental Street Market

    March 13 @ 10:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Wrexham Continental Street Market

    March 20 @ 10:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Croydon Continental Street Market

    March 28 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Aintree Pop-Up Village

    April 4 @ 11:00 am - April 6 @ 9:00 pm
  5. Sunderland Continental Street Market

    April 10 @ 10:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
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