Marquee Wedding Experts in Ripsley
We are a professional, trustworthy and friendly marquee hire company here in Ripsley. At Strawberry Marquees, we specialise in providing and erecting freestanding marquees for corporate events, private parties, weddings, TV and film, fairs and festivals. At Strawberry Marquees, we can provide you with the correct marquee that is best suited to your outdoor event.
We have diverse marquees and will be able to provide the right one for your wedding. We know how important your wedding is and we want everything to be exactly how it should be.
Our wedding marquee will grace your occasion in Ripsley, providing a stunning venue, whether you have chosen a small event with a few family and friends, or are planning a much larger wedding celebration.
There are no two weddings that are exactly the same.
We know how important it is to understand your individual requirements and will make sure that we discuss the details with you to ensure that your individual preferences are met. Whether you want a wedding feel that is traditional, contemporary or something else, we will discuss your wishes and ensure that we provide relevant services that tick all the boxes.
Complete Wedding Marquee Design
When planning a wedding in Ripsley, there are many areas to be considered and planned for especially when it comes to design and arrangement.
You should consider:
- Reception area
- Banqueting space
- Dance floors
- Seating areas
- 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 wedding day in Ripsley is one of the most special days of your life and you need to get the right wedding marquee. We can certainly help in this area. Our marquee experts will help you implement your wedding vision, discussing with you guest lists, themes and decor, lighting and acoustics.
The marquee that is most suitable will come down to 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. How many guests you have in your wedding party in Ripsley will be a large determinant in the type of marquee you select. Whether you have 50 guests or over 200 guests, our specialists can provide you with the services that you need.
We can provide marquees for:
- 50 guests
- 100 guests
- Around 150 guests
- 200+ guests
Get in touch today to find out what our different packages include in Ripsley.
Wedding Styles and Marquee Types
Every couple has a picture of what they want to create for their wedding.
There are lots of different types of marquees, wedding themes to choose from and wedding styles.
Whether you want your wedding to have a luxurious feel, using glitz and glamour, you want a more classic modern feel, or you want something specifically designed for you, we can help here at Strawberry Marquees. We can provide you with our diverse range of marquees for any style of wedding in Ripsley.
We also have canopy marquees, frame marquees, entrance marquees and heated marquees – all available for your convenience.
Marquee Types, Sizes and Price List
At Strawberry Marquees we can cater for any wedding through our different styles, sizes and wedding marquee prices. We provide:
- 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 Ripsley include all that is needed to make your marquee almost as exquisite as the bride. We provide wedding marquee hire and event planning support throughout the year.
Our wedding solutions are available all year round.
Whether you need a marquee or not we can also provide you with wedding equipment hire services. To make your life easier we can provide you with the supply and installation of audio-visual and other equipment required for your marquee when we erect it in Ripsley.
We can also provide the following accessories and equipment:
Table and Chair Hire
We have a wide range of tables and chairs in Ripsley 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
Summer evenings can be chilly, and winter events will obviously need heating solutions, and we can provide the right event heating options to suit your occasion. All our heaters are thermostatically controlled and can run up to 14 hours, depending on the model.
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 Ripsley. A night-time wedding reception and party will have very different lighting from a wedding breakfast.
We can provide you with wedding lights that suit the occasion:
- Disco ball lighting
- Starlight cloth ceiling
- LED fairy lights
Citing a marquee on grass is the cheapest option for flooring, but there are several different flooring types you can choose from. Not every site is lucky enough to have grass, and, in addition, some couples don’t want to see even a blade of grass at their wedding in Ripsley. When grass isn’t an option matting is the preferred choice for many, and is simple, durable and versatile. Traditional coir floor mats, manufactured from the husk of coconut, is normally known as matting or coconut matting.
Other flooring options include:
- Carpet on hard flooring
- Hard flooring
- Wooden hard flooring
Our green, blue, vermilion, beige and grey carpets can be used on the interior and exterior of the marquee in Ripsley, and we can create extensions of your space outside the marquee, entrance areas and walkways.
Our carpets are hardwearing and durable; get in touch today to find out more.
It’s normally important to have a generator along with your marquee. They are needed for lighting, heating and the all-important DJ. We will supply a generator that is suitable for you including:
- Free setup and demonstration delivery
- A backup generator
- Filled tank of fuel and additional fuel for small fee
- Unlimited hour hire
- Late-night collection – for unsecured sites
Luxury Loo Hire
Strawberry Marquees in Ripsley will provide you with luxury loo rental units which are tailored to suit any desired space and venue. 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 packages for all sizes of wedding, and it is our mission to make sure that you get the right marquee for your occasion. There are many reasons you should consider marquee for your wedding in Ripsley: Flexibility for different size guest lists and ability to tailor layouts. As many guests as you want The marquee can be designed to fit your theme and be exactly how you want it
More affordable and economical than hotels and resorts Fewer limitations on location
Wedding Marquee Hire Advice
As specialists in marquees in Ripsley we recommend that You can look at various equipment and options, and request specifications and pictures You choose a reputable marquee hire service Ensure that you test run everything before the big day in Ripsley – from the marquee to the lighting and heating systems. Take a look at the frequently asked questions below to find out more about hiring a marquee for your wedding day.
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 Ripsley 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 experts will work with you to understand your vision and plan the layout and theme of the marquee in Ripsley. If you want to be involved in the layout and theme process, we will work with you to ensure that we capture all your specific desires into your special day. 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
You need to ensure that you have broken down all the costs for your wedding and have a clear budget. 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 Ripsley.
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 use you as a guide to help us understand the different design specifications and themes you want, and then we’ll go ahead and deliver your dream wedding.
Step 5 – Relax and let us take the Strain
It’s your wedding day. We will take up the strain, remove all the pressure from your shoulders. We make the day smooth by taking responsibility for the planning and implementation of the various things that need to happen in Ripsley. Let go and enjoy basking in the attention, interacting with your wedding guests.
No obligation site survey at your convenience
We can consult with you to understand what you need and could even do appointments on weekends in Ripsley. Our staff are available whenever you need us to come to view a site. We will come with you; all you need to do is give us a call.
Why Choose Strawberry Marquees for your Wedding
Strawberry Marquees can help you have that stress-free, well-managed wedding that you dream of. Strawberry Marquees is a great place to hire your marquee from.
Detailed, no nonsense, tailored proposals
Our team of designers has the required expertise and experience for wedding marquees. We don’t just give advice and recommendations of the top of our heads. Every proposal we provide you will be clear, transparent and easy to understand, with your requirements Incorporated in a personalized approach in Ripsley.
All work is covered by our trusted guarantees
We will ensure that all of your guests are safe and well looked after throughout the wedding and we have a history of delivering projects to give you confidence in that fact. We also provide you with guarantees and ensure that we are insured to the level we need to be covered, providing you with full peace of mind.
Team of honest, friendly and reliable staff
Here at Strawberry Marquees in Ripsley you will find nothing but a team of friendly, honest, reliable and dedicated staff who want nothing more than to please you, cater to all your marquee needs and ensure that your experience is memorable and your day unforgettable.
High specification finish on all our marquees
Our wedding marquees are all of a really high specification and have fantastic details and equipment incorporated into them including for the decor, lighting, flooring, layouts and wedding equipment.
No hidden extras
At Strawberry Marquees, what you see is what you get. We are committed to honestly communicating all costs, deliverables and expectations you should have of us.
Get Your Online Wedding Marquee Quote Today
Every moment of your wedding should be exactly the way you have always wanted it, and we can help make that happen. All we need is your wish list for your wedding and we can start coming up with a plan in Ripsley. You can get a quote for your wedding marquee, no strings attached, through our online process. Take 10 short minutes to fill in the form and after we’ve checked that the date is free, we will contact you for a no-cost consultation to discuss your options.
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. Choosing the right marquee in Ripsley should be done carefully, and so we need some important information from you.
Please give us the following details:
- 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
Any other relevant information or special wishes should also be included.
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?
We have Modern Wedding Marquees, Bespoke Wedding Marquees, Luxury Wedding Marquees, Canopy Marquees, Frame Marquees, Entrance Marquees, and Heated Marquees, etc, ranging from 3.6mx3.6m to 9mx27m.
Can marquees be used all year-round for weddings?
There isn’t a reason why marquees cannot be used throughout the year for weddings. However, it is important to put certain factors like weather and site factors into consideration.
This way, a venue or site that is particularly exposed to prevailing winds will not be suitable and an alternative location can be considered.
Is it possible to ensure that marquees are warm enough for winter weddings?
You can make sure your marquee is warm enough of.
We can take steps to make sure your friends and family are nice and cosy throughout the wedding, no matter what the season.
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?
Muddy conditions and rain on top of the marquee can be unpleasant, and severe weather can even cause damage to the marquee.
Checking the weather forecast before your wedding is therefore vital.
Are your marquees waterproof?
Yes, but it is important to note that without good soil conditions, heavy rain could cause ground-level water seepage.
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.
However, if you have a date in mind, you should inform us so that we can let you know if it is available and when a date is selling out so you can secure it if you wish.
How long does it take to erect a wedding marquee?
This will be determined by the marquee size.
The marquee is generally erected on to three days in advance and taking down a day after the event takes place.
How do I know what size of marquee I’ll need for my wedding?
We can help you choose the size once you tell us how many guests you’ll have, and whether you want a dance floor, DJ area or bar as well.
How much room does a disco take up?
One side of the dance floor should have a width of 5 feet.
Do we need a generator?
You do need one.
We advise that you provide a generator in case there’s an issue with power supply.
Do uplighters provide enough light?
They’re nice to use for lighting effects.
For bright lighting, additional lights will be required.
How safe are your wedding marquees?
The marquees are completely fire resistant.
The materials they are made from are all created to British Standard specifications.
Does Strawberry Marquees have insurance cover?
We’re covered for public and product insurance.
The customer is required to provide coverage for any damage to the marquee and equipment, and coverage theft, while responsible for the marquee.
Could a marquee damage cables or pipes running underneath?
The steel pegs used to secure the marquee in the ground can cause damage to underground drainage cables or pipes.
Make sure to tell us if there are any underground services we should avoid.
Will your marquees damage our garden?
There is no reason to be worried about lasting 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?
There are many different things to consider with each wedding. The same can be said for marquees.
There are many factors to consider, including size, furniture, lighting, and flooring for each wedding.
Strawberry Marquees provides everything you need for the perfect wedding ceremony.
Contact us today.
Access to the marquee site is restricted, is this a problem?
This is no trouble.
We can easily move the marquees into almost any location, as they are designed to be portable.
If there is a site that is over 25m from the nearest access point or is difficult to reach, however, will incur an additional charge.
How much space will I need to set up my Wedding Marquee?
The size will vary according to your guest list, bar, band, and whether you want a dance floor.
We would advise you on what to do after inspecting the site.
What surface is suitable for my wedding marquee?
While we can erect our marquees on different surfaces, it will still need to be secured to the ground directly.
During the site visit, we will access the ground and let you know if a particular surface is suitable.
Do I need matting?
Generally, matting looks better, but it depends on your event.
Because of this, and because it allows for the use of high heels, we generally recommend matting for weddings.
A typical dance floor requires matting, while catering tents do not unless specifically requested for.
Should I cut the grass?
You can, but cutting it too close to the day means the grass can stick to the marquee surface, and any cut grass should be removed unless you’re going to have matting.
Do you decorate the wedding marquees?
Yes, we do.
Do you hire linen, cutlery, generators or toilets?
We have luxury toilets and generators available as well as our marquees.
Kitchen equipment, however, is unavailable.
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?
A site visit is necessary immediately after you receive a quote.
We will evaluate the environment to see if it will work for a marquee and check the size.
Are your marquees lined?
No, they don’t need to be.
If you prefer a lined marquee you can select one.
What about electricity?
Usually, marquees don’t require a lot of electricity; which can be drawn from any nearby building.
A backup generator might be required.
For further information about our party tents and marquees, don’t hesitate to get in contact.
Can I decorate the Wedding marquee myself?
We are there to make sure that your wedding goes just the way you imagined.
Any advice needed can be given.
Can you suggest venues where to set up my Wedding Marquee?
This will vary depending on location.
Let us know your area, and we will provide suggestions for wedding marquee locations.
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.