If the last time you went in a large tent was for communal meals at Brownie camp, then you’ll be amazed - and delighted - at just how luxurious today’s range of marquees can be made to look. A marquee wedding reception provides an excellent alternative to a large venue. If you are unsure as to where you should hire a marquee for your wedding from, there are now many suppliers available in your area, just search our supplier listings.
The possibilities for your marquee decoration are endless from drapes of coloured fabrics, fresh flowers, ribbons and fairy lights, a marquee can be the dream setting for an English summer wedding. Marquee weddings give that a cosy, at home, feel to your wedding and you have the flexibility to make it just the way you want it.
One of the advantages of a marquee wedding is being able to choose your own outside wedding caterer. Wedding catering can be a large cost at a wedding venue and you won't have much choice in which caterers you can use, however if you have a marquee wedding, the marquee catering options are endless.
They will set up a mobile kitchen on trestle tables in a catering tent - usually the end of the wedding marquee which has been partitioned off, and will usually also have a refrigerated van. Alternatively, go for a country theme with a wedding barbecue or hog roast, or provide your guests with picnic hampers and rugs.
Don't scrimp on mobile loos! For around £200 you can have a pair of tardis toilets - those awful ones you find at festivals and on building sites, or for £450-£550 you can have a proper trailer with separate ladies and gents flushing toilets with proper basins, towels, mirrors and even a vase of flowers. It is an easy choice and your guests will appreciate the extra space to touch up their make-up. There is a growing industry of wedding luxury mobile loos, so it is likely that there is a supplier near you, and you may find that your marquee company can recommend one they regularly work with.