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Planning a party!

March 17, 2021

Is it time to start planning a party yet? With the government’s roadmap to a lockdown-free UK and a vaccine programme in full swing, it certainly feels that way!

By all accounts, small gatherings should be viable by spring, and if all goes according to plan, we should see limits on numbers at social gatherings removed altogether by 21st June. We’re keeping our fingers crossed and feeling optimistic about our events calendar for the second half of 2021.

We have over 150 blogs about parties and party planning on our website (yes, 150!) just click here to review them all…. Or alternatively, take a look at our top five party and party planning blog round-up, below!

Party Planning Guide: Top Tips and Advice!

Party planner planning a partyWe’ve been creating amazing marquees for over forty years, and in that time, we’ve got to know and work with some incredible people. We recently decided to create a guide to perfect party planning, and we asked a few of our incredibly knowledgeable and experienced industry friends to contribute. In this blog (from July 2020), we offer a snapshot view of the tips contained within the guide – plus an opportunity to download ‘The Ultimate Party Guide’ itself! Click here for the full blog


Planning a small party: Reconnect with family and friends

Written in April 2020, this blog was created to explain the options available to those planning small social gatherings that worked around early COVID related social restrictions.

Though some elements may be ‘old news’ the main content of the blog details the variety of marquees available and their suitability for different types of small events and gatherings. As we head into what we hope will be a final phased exit from COVID related restrictions, the advice remains as relevant today as it was almost a year ago. Discover more here

How to plan a perfect party

If you want to know how to plan a perfect party then you’ll want to read this blog! Being a marquee supplier means being so much more than a marquee supplier – It means being an industry expert. We’ve seen a thing or two in our forty plus years in the events world, so let us share some of our experiences with you. Find out how to plan the perfect party

Top tips for a magnificent marquee party

Some advice is timeless… This blog, written in July 2019, features ever relevant advice on creating the perfect party space inside a marquee.

planning a partyA marquee is a fantastic space for a party; unique and extraordinarily flexible – all it takes is a little imagination and you’ll create a party that your guests will always remember.

But what do you do if you don’t have the time, or the vision to create your own marquee party?  We spoke to Mike Walker of luxury party planners MGN events who was happy to share his top tips for transforming a marquee into a stunning party space. Read Mike’s advice, here

Party theme ideas – inspired by our clients!

Who better to tell you all about planning a party in an Inside Outside Marquee than our former clients? Click here to read some of our customer testimonials or read this blog from July 2018 to discover some of the fantastic themes that our customers have created in the past.

We’ve created lots of  marquees in our time so if you’re looking for a theme for your party then let us inspire you with a few ideas from some of our previous clients marquee parties: Get some theming ideas

Planning a party? Get in touch!

We offer no obligation advice, guidance, estimates, quotes and site visits! Give us a call on 01372 459485 or email and speak to a member of our experienced team.

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