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Pandemic wedding planning: The industry adapts

July 7, 2020

We recently joined forces with a few of our events industry colleagues for a live webinar; a pandemic wedding planning special entitled ‘My new normal  – How To Create a Special Wedding Day & Stay Safe’. Sponsored by SEP (Surrey Events Professionals) and hosted by digital ...

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2021 Wedding marquee trends

June 25, 2020

We’ve seen a couple of growing marquee hire trends in recent years. If current enquiry levels are any indication, clear roofed and traditional pole marquees will continue to trend through 2021 and beyond. But what impact, if any, will the COVID-19 pandemic have on 2021 wedding marquee trends? ...

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Social ‘safe spaces’ for care home settings

June 18, 2020

Care homes house some of society’s most vulnerable members. Vulnerable not just to infection from the deadly COVID-19 virus, but also to mental health issues; especially at times such as these, when they are unable to enjoy the regular visits and support from friends and family that they are ...

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Temporary classroom marquees

June 11, 2020

As of 1st June 2020 UK Government policy changed to allow for the opening of schools and educational settings to more pupils. Whilst this may be good news for many, it presents significant challenges for educational establishments themselves. How do you provide a valuable, worthwhile ...

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Retail extension marquees: A solution to COVID-19 physical distancing issues?

June 3, 2020

Whilst COVID-19 continues to be a real threat we must continue to take all necessary precautions to limit the growth and spread of the disease. That said, it is becoming increasingly obvious that for socio-economic purposes, and until such time as a vaccine is found, we must all strive to ...

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Events & lockdown: Necessity is the mother of all invention

May 27, 2020

Yes, it’s another COVID-19/physical distancing based blog I’m afraid! I’m sure you’ve seen plenty in recent months. But it’s not all doom and gloom and as the title says; when it comes to events & lockdown, necessity has indeed proved to be the mother of all invention. That’s ...

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How to get a marquee hire quote (Lockdown edition)

May 20, 2020

We’ve written blogs about how to obtain a marquee hire quote in the past. Although much if not all, of the advice offered then is still valid now, the world and the way we operate has changed in recent times. We thought we’d update our advice on getting marquee hire quotes and include some ...

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4 post lockdown party ideas!

May 13, 2020

Post lockdown party ideas might not be on the top of your list of things to worry about at the moment… We take government advice and guidelines surrounding COVID-19 very seriously. We also respect social and physical distancing advice and guidance. However, we also know that ‘lockdown’ can’t ...

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The future of events in a post COVID world

May 6, 2020

What a year it has been so far! The wedding and events industry is reeling from the impact of storm COVID-19. Many of our clients are too. Meticulously planned weddings, years in the making, are on hold. Milestone wedding anniversary and birthday celebrations similarly postponed. Annual family ...

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Summer parties 2020: A (worry free!) post lockdown celebration

April 28, 2020

These are, without question, challenging times. We’re all trying to look after one another and protect our NHS by following physical and social distancing guidance set out by the UK government. It’s tough being separated from family, friends and loved ones at any time, but when ‘keeping away’ ...

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