Marquee Wedding Experts in Bodiam


We are a friendly and trustworthy company providing wedding marquee hire services in Bodiam. At Strawberry Marquees we provide freestanding marquee hire for different types of events, supplying and erecting for corporate events, weddings, private parties, TV and film, fairs, festivals, and industrial events. Whatever it is you need the marquee hire for, we can provide you with the marquee to fit the bill.

We have various marquee sizes to suit your wedding needs. We know that your wedding is an important day in your life and in that regard, everything must be perfect.

Our wedding marquee will provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding in Bodiam, whether you have chosen a small intimate event or something much bigger.

Every wedding occasion is unique.

That’s why we will work with you to make sure your specific requirements and individual preferences are met. We will discuss exactly what it is you want, whether it be a traditional feel, contemporary wedding or something else, and ensure that we get it just right.

Complete Wedding Marquee Design

The wedding planning stage requires that you consider lots of aspects of the design of the wedding venue in Bodiam.

These areas include:

  • Reception area
  • Banqueting space
  • Dance floors
  • Seating areas
  • Stage
  • Colour schemes
  • Table decoration

We can design and put together each of these areas to suit your specific tastes.

Choosing the Right Wedding Marquee for Your Wedding

Your special wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and it’s vital you choose the wedding marquee that is appropriate in Bodiam. We are here to help with this stage. Our wedding marquee experts will work with you to implement your vision in terms of the lighting of the venue, flower arrangements, the size of the wedding and the theme.

One of the most important aspects when deciding on a marquee is the size of your wedding. Our marquees can be positioned to incorporate natural elements such as trees, flowerbeds, water features or stunning panoramic views.

Wedding Guest List

A successful wedding requires that you plan the guest list properly. The guest list will dictate, to a large degree, the type of marquee that is suitable in Bodiam. Our company is capable and experienced in providing services for any size of wedding, with guests of 50 or below, a hundred or even over 200.

Our wedding marquees can cater for:

  • 50 guests
  • 100 guests
  • Around 150 guests
  • 200+ guests

Call us today to find out about our packages and how we can cater for the number of guests you have in Bodiam.

Wedding Styles and Marquee Types

Every wedding couple has their own ideas about how they want their day to pan out.

There are lots of different types of wedding styles, wedding themes and marquees.

Whether you want the classic modern-day wedding style, a luxurious ceremony filled with glitz and glamour or a custom design specially made for you, Strawberry Marquees has it all. Our modern, luxury and bespoke wedding marquees can be fitted to any occasion in Bodiam.

Our heated marquees, frame marquees, canopy marquees and entrance marquees are all available for your convenience, to make your wedding venue fit the image of how you want it to be.

Marquee Types, Sizes and Price List

We have different price points, styles and sizes of wedding marquee here at Strawberry Marquees. These include:

  • Canopy wedding marquees
  • Framed wedding marquees
  • Traditional canvas marquees
  • Modern wedding marquees
  • Entrance marquees
  • Heated marquees

Wedding Marquee Entertainment and Accessories Pricelist

Our wedding marquee hire services in Bodiam provide you with everything you need to make your wedding exquisite. We provide wedding marquee hire and event planning support throughout the year.

Our wedding solutions are available all year round.

If you just need to hire equipment, then we can provide this without a marquee. We know that many customers in Bodiam prefer to have one supplier and one point of contact, hence the integration of the supply and installation of the marquee equipment accessories with a marquee supply and erection.

Give us a call to get a free quote

Get a Quote Call us 07548 384 535

Additional equipment and accessories that we can supply for you include:


Table and Chair Hire

We have a wide range of tables and chairs in Bodiam that can be used in indoor areas of your wedding event, or outside.

  • 5-foot roundtable with eight chairs
  • 5’6” roundtable with 10 chairs
  • 6-foot roundtable with 12 chairs

Marquee Heating Hire

Whether you want to take the chill out of the summer evening or you’re having a full-blown winter wedding or event, Strawberry Marquees has a range of heating options available for any event size. Our heaters run off thermostats and can heat for up to 14 hours depending on the model chosen.

Marquee Lighting Hire

Lighting is an important element of the ambience you create in a marquee. Getting your lighting appropriate can really set off the wedding in Bodiam. The lighting used for an early morning wedding reception breakfast will be different from the lighting during wedding speeches and dinner, and again different for a night-time reception.

Our wedding lighting options include:

  • Disco ball lighting
  • Starlight cloth ceiling
  • LED fairy lights

Marquee flooring

Using grass is the cheapest way to floor a marquee, but there are lots of different options. It’s not always possible to erect the marquee at a grassy location, and besides, some couples in Bodiam don’t want a grass floor. Matting is the most popular option because it is versatile, durable and simple. Matting, or coconut matting, is made from coconut husk, and is traditional coir floor mats.

Floor options you may like to think about include:

  • Carpet on hard flooring
  • Hard flooring
  • Wooden hard flooring

Our marquee carpets are available in blue, green, grey, beige and vermilion, and can be used in Bodiam to form outdoor extensions of your marquee space, entranceways and walkways.

Our carpets are hardwearing and durable; get in touch today to find out more.

Generator Hire

It’s likely you’ll need a generator when you hire a marquee. The DJ will need electricity, and you may also need lighting and heating. The generator we supply to you will be affordable and come with:

  • Free setup and demonstration delivery
  • A backup generator
  • Filled tank of fuel and additional fuel for small fee
  • Unlimited hour hire
  • Insurance
  • Late-night collection – for unsecured sites

Luxury Loo Hire

We will provide luxury loo rental units which are suitable for your wedding in Bodiam. Throughout your event, your wedding guests will have the comfort and luxury of premium quality toilets, and they won’t cost you the earth.

Advantages of Hiring a Marquee for Your Wedding

We don’t just provide marquees for hire. We provide some of the best marquee packages, at great value prices, and are passionate about ensuring that you have the right venue for your wedding. There are many great reasons people choose marquees for their wedding in Bodiam. Lots of options in terms of layouts and plenty of flexibility. Unlimited numbers of guests Free reign for decor. Your wedding, your design

Privacy

Normally more affordable than having a wedding at a hotel Fewer limitations on location

Wedding Marquee Hire Advice

As marquee specialists in Bodiam we suggest Couples review pictures of the equipment and marquees available You hire a marquee from a reputable company Do a thorough test of the lighting, heating and other systems before the big day in Bodiam so that you don’t have any nasty surprises. Check out our frequently asked questions section for more answers and advice on hiring a marquee for your wedding.

Five Steps to Your Flawless Wedding Marquee


Step 1 – Site Visit

After giving you a quote, we would need to schedule a site visit in Bodiam with you at your convenience. We will make sure, on the site visit, that the location is appropriate for a marquee.

Step 2 – Decide a Layout and Theme

Our marquee experts in Bodiam will work with you to choose a wedding layout and theme if you don’t already have ideas in mind. We will work with you to understand all your special requirements, and get you involved in every stage that needs your input to get the design and layout how you want it. If you choose to leave it to us, rest assured that will make your day more memorable than you ever imagined.

Step 3 – Plan a Budget

The budget of your wedding is crucial. We will help you understand your budget requirements if you haven’t detailed out everything yet and guide you on the costs of the different elements of the day in Bodiam.

Step 4 – Design Your Perfect Marquee Event

Our designers will then plan out the design of your marquee in line with your vision. We will do all of the hard work, bringing you in to make decisions and to guide us on exactly what it is that you want.

Step 5 – Relax and let us take the Strain

It’s your big wedding day. Our job is to help you relax, taking the strain off you. We make the day smooth by taking responsibility for the planning and implementation of the various things that need to happen in Bodiam. Take a step back from all of the planning and enjoy the occasion; after all it is once-in-a-lifetime.

No obligation site survey at your convenience

We can provide you with a consultation in Bodiam to understand the options and prices for your wedding marquee and can even meet you at the weekend. We are available whenever you need us to come and view a potential wedding venue site. We will come with you; all you need to do is give us a call.

Get a Quote Call us 07548 384 535

Why Choose Strawberry Marquees for your Wedding


Strawberry Marquees are experts at delivering well-managed, elegant weddings. There are lots of good reasons to hire your marquee from Strawberry Marquees.

Detailed, no nonsense, tailored proposals

Our team of designers has the required expertise and experience for wedding marquees. We advise you based on the years of weddings we have run for clients around the region. We will personalize all recommendations and proposals in Bodiam and make sure that they are clear and easy to understand.

All work is covered by our trusted guarantees

You need not worry about the efficiency of our staff for the safety of your guests, our work speaks for itself. For that little bit of extra confidence, we also offer guarantees and carry all the requisite insurances.

Team of honest, friendly and reliable staff

Our staff at Strawberry Marquees in Bodiam are friendly hospitality professionals who will go the extra mile to make your guests feel welcome and to make your day unimaginably fabulous.

High specification finish on all our marquees

We offer high specification finishing on all our wedding marquees-decor, lighting, flooring, layout and more.

No hidden extras

We are upfront and transparent with everything here at Strawberry Marquees. We are honest in our dealings in terms of costs, packages, expectations and deliverables.

Get Your Online Wedding Marquee Quote Today

Your perfect wedding could come true with our careful designs and management. Tell us how you’ve imagined this day to be – and we’ll make it happen in Bodiam. Get your online no obligation wedding marquee quote today. The form takes less than 10 minutes to fill in, and we can get back to you as soon as we know whether your wedding date is available with a no-fee consultation.

What we need to know about Your Wedding

We need to make sure you can enjoy a perfectly planned day, so we need to take some time to understand what you want for your wedding. You should be able to choose a marquee in Bodiam that suits your needs and giving us some information about your plans can help with this.

The details we need are:

  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Home Address
  • Venue/Site Address
  • Estimated Wedding Date
  • Total Number of Guests
  • Number of Seated Guests
  • Number of Standing Guests

Make sure to add anything else you consider relevant and any other requests.

Wedding Marquee Hire FAQ’s


What are your top tips for couples on deciding if a marquee is right for the day?



In order to know if a marquee is right for your day, you have to consider several factors including: your budget, if you have a special location in mind, if you want to be involved in the entire process, if you want to have the freedom to change the size of your function space, and if you are confident about your choice of marquee supplier.

What styles of wedding marquee are available?



You can choose between marquee styles such as modern, bespoke, and luxury wedding marquees, as well as canopy, frame, entrance, and heated marquees, and sizes between 3.6m² and 9x27m.

Can marquees be used all year-round for weddings?



Marquees can be used at any wedding season. Nevertheless, you should remember things like the weather and the location when making your plans.

These preparations can help you see whether you might need to change the site of the marquee if it’s in an area with too much wind.

Is it possible to ensure that marquees are warm enough for winter weddings?



You can make sure your marquee is warm enough of.

We will have no trouble ensuring your guests are warm throughout the ceremony.

Our heating charges are based on fuel, not on the heating units, and so we always have extra heaters, as well as a backup ready to go.

How will the wedding marquee cope with at adverse weather conditions?



Heavy rain and wind can make an outdoor event unpleasant, noisy, muddy, and harsher weather can even damage the marquee itself.

Because of this, you should make sure to check the weather that’s been forecast before you choose your wedding date.

Are your marquees waterproof?



The marquees are waterproof but if there is heavy rain and poor soil, water might seep in underneath.

A safe but expensive alternative is to opt for a hard floor with carpet.

How far in advance of the wedding date do I need to hire the marquee?



it can be hard to judge when a booking needs to be made.

Still, if you tell us the date you are planning for the wedding, we can tell you whether this is available, and you can book it if you want.

How long does it take to erect a wedding marquee?



The time will depend on the size of the marquee.

Usually, the marquee is set up between one and three days before the event it’s needed for and is taken down a day after the event.

How do I know what size of marquee I’ll need for my wedding?



The size will depend on whether you want a dance floor, DJ area or bar, as well as your guest list.

How much room does a disco take up?



A good measurement is to allow 5 foot for the width of one side of the dance floor.

Do we need a generator?



Yes.

In case of a power failure, you should always have a generator ready to go.

Do uplighters provide enough light?



Uplighters are perfect for an atmospheric feeling to your event.

But they will not be very bright.

How safe are your wedding marquees?



The marquees are completely fire resistant.

British Standard specifications are used for all the materials used to make them.

Does Strawberry Marquees have insurance cover?



Our insurance covers public and product insurance.

The customer is responsible for insurance cover against theft or damage of the marquee and associated equipment during the hire period.

Could a marquee damage cables or pipes running underneath?



The steel pegs that we use to secure the marquee could cause damage to drainage cables or pipes that are under the ground nearby.

Any underground services of this nature mean you must inform us so we can avoid them.

Will your marquees damage our garden?



There’s no loss and damage.

The grass in the space under the marquee might fade, but this will go back to normal quite quickly.

How much does it cost to hire a wedding marquee?



Weddings, in general, have many variables. The same applies to marquees.

There is the size, furniture, lighting, flooring, etc. to consider for each client.

Strawberry Marquees can give you everything you have imagined for your wedding.

Contact us today for an accurate quote.

Access to the marquee site is restricted, is this a problem?



This is totally fine.

Our marquees are highly portable, and we can access most areas without difficulty.

However, there is an extra charge added if your site is very difficult to access or is more than 25m from the nearest available access point.

How much space will I need to set up my Wedding Marquee?



This will vary depending on your guest list, bar, dance floor, and band.

We can offer advice and guidance once we inspect the site.

What surface is suitable for my wedding marquee?



It is important that the ground allows us to secure the marquee to it directly but there are many surfaces which will allow this.

We will tell you if the site is suitable after we check it as part of the site visit.

Do I need matting?



The ground might look better with matting, but this is up to you.

Matting is recommended for weddings, both for this and because it makes wearing high heels more comfortable.

Matting is usually needed for a dance floor, but not necessarily for a catering tent.

Should I cut the grass?



This is possible but do it in advance to make sure that it doesn’t stick to the marquee surface, and if you’re not using matting, take away the cuttings.

Do you decorate the wedding marquees?



Yes.

Do you hire linen, cutlery, generators or toilets?

We have luxury toilets and generators available as well as our marquees.

However, we do not have kitchen equipment for hire.

What is included in the initial quote?



The initial quote for a wedding marquee includes the marquee (sized to suit), lighting, internal power distribution (sockets for charging, bar, catering and other features), heating, softly pleated ivory lining, doors, windows and flooring (sized to suit).

Your choice and needs will dictate all other finishes and equipment.

When is site meeting necessary?



We must perform a site visit as soon as you get a quote.

We will need to assess the size and environment of the location to make sure the site is suitable for a marquee.

Are your marquees lined?



They do not need to be lined.

If you prefer a lined marquee you can select one.

What about electricity?



You will not need much power for your marquee; it can be supplied by a building close by.

You might need a backup generator.

For further questions about hiring a marquee or party tent please contact us.

Can I decorate the Wedding marquee myself?



Certainly.

Your wedding should be designed as you want it to be, and it’s our job to make that happen.

We will give you advice and assist you whenever you need it.

Can you suggest venues where to set up my Wedding Marquee?



This is dependent on your exact location.

Contact us with your location and we will give you suggestions on great locations for erecting a wedding marquee.

How many guests can I seat around a table?



You can have between 6 and 12 people to a single table.

However, as the client, you can determine the seating arrangements if you wish.