Marquee Wedding Experts in Poynings


We are a friendly and trustworthy company providing wedding marquee hire services in Poynings. At Strawberry Marquees, we supply and erect marquees for lots of different types of events, including corporate, private, weddings, TV and film, festival and fairs and industrial purposes. 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 want your wedding to be perfect as we know it is one of the most important days of your life.

No matter the size of your wedding in Poynings, whether a small gathering of close family and friends, a large wedding celebration with something in between, rest assured that our beautiful marquee will grace your wedding, making it a truly memorable and unforgettable occasion for you, your spouse and guests.

Every wedding occasion is unique.

That’s why we will work closely with you and discuss all your specific requirements to make sure that everything is how you desire it. Whether you want a stunning modern wedding, or something with a more traditional feel, we will consult with you to understand what it is and provide you with all relevant services.

Complete Wedding Marquee Design

When planning a wedding in Poynings, there are many areas to be considered and planned for especially when it comes to design and arrangement.

Your planning should include:

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

You may have specific requirements and tastes for each different aspect of the design, and these can be catered for in the planning stage.

Choosing the Right Wedding Marquee for Your Wedding

Your wedding day in Poynings is one of the most special days of your life and you need to get the right wedding marquee. We are here to help with this stage. Our wedding experts will help you to get things right in terms of flower arrangements, the wedding theme, functional spaces, lighting and acoustics.

The size of your wedding will play a big role in the choice of suitable marquee. We can help you get the position of your marquee right so that it looks as stunning as possible, taking into account water features, trees and views.

Wedding Guest List

Your guest list is an important aspect of your wedding planning. The type of marquee you choose to hire will be largely down to the number of guests you choose to invite in Poynings. Our company can provide the right setting for you whether you have less than 50 guests, hundred guests or many more.

Our wedding marquees can cater for:

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

Call us now for more information on what these packages offer in Poynings.

Wedding Styles and Marquee Types

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

There are different marquees to suit different styles and themes of wedding.

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. We have any type of marquee that you could be looking for in Poynings.

Our range of marquees includes frame marquees, canopy marquees, heated marquees and entrance marquees that can be incorporated into your occasion.

Marquee Types, Sizes and Price List

We have different styles, sizes and prices of 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 Poynings provide you with everything you need to plan and enjoy an amazing wedding day. 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. When erecting your marquee in Poynings, we can install all of the audio-visual and other equipment required as we know it’s easier to get everything done by one company.

Get a free no obligation quote by getting in touch today.

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Some of the other equipment, accessories and additional services we can provide are:


Table and Chair Hire

We have a wide range of tables and chairs in Poynings 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 heaters to warm up chilly summer evenings or are looking to run a wedding event in the winter months. We can provide you with the event heating solutions to keep your guests warm. All our heaters are thermostatically controlled and can run up to 14 hours, depending on the model.

Marquee Lighting Hire

Lighting makes a big impression on the outlook of the marquee. Your wedding ambience in Poynings can be massively enhanced by getting the lighting appropriate. For example, the lighting for a wedding breakfast will differ from that of a night-time reception or corporate event.

We have a number of wedding lighting options for you to select:

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

Marquee flooring

There are different options for marquee flooring, grass being the cheapest option. 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 Poynings. 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 carpets come in various colours including green, blue, grey, vermilion and beige, and can also be continued outside the marquee in the form of an entrance, walkway or the extension of your space in Poynings.

Call us today to find out more about our carpets and the colours available.

Generator Hire

Generators are nearly always required when hiring a marquee. The heating, lighting and all-important DJ will all be run off a generator in many cases. We will provide you with a highly affordable generator that comes 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

Our luxury loo rental service in Poynings will ensure that the units are appropriate to your wedding and that your guests are comfortable. The packages we offer for wedding toilet rental are affordable and your guests will be able to experience comfort and luxury as if they were at home.

Advantages of Hiring a Marquee for Your Wedding

We’re not just a marquee hire service. Our mission is to provide every client with the exact environment they need for their event through our marquee packages. Here are some of the top reasons that people choose marquee wedding venues in Poynings: Great flexibility in terms of layout and numbers. No limits on the number of guests You can choose to decorate the marquee how you want it

Privacy

More affordable and economical than hotels and resorts You choose the location and have more options

Wedding Marquee Hire Advice

As marquee specialists in Poynings we suggest You can take a look at different pictures and options when you are choosing equipment and marquees. You should only hire from a trusted marquee hire service Do a test run on all the equipment and systems, such as the lighting and heating, to ensure that everything is working as it should be in Poynings. Have a read through the FAQ section below for more advice, answers and guidance to help you hire the right marquee for your wedding day.

Five Steps to Your Flawless Wedding Marquee


Step 1 – Site Visit

Following a detailed quotation, we will come and visit the site in Poynings at a time and date that is convenient to you. The site visit will be used to ensure that the area is appropriate for the type of marquee you have chosen, and we will make suggestions as to the best position.

Step 2 – Decide a Layout and Theme

Our marquee experts in Poynings will work with you to choose a wedding layout and theme if you don’t already have ideas in mind. We will ensure that we consult with you on all the areas you want to have input in and get all of your requirements incorporated into the marquee layout and theme. If you don’t want to be too involved, then we will work on the planning and you can have peace of mind that we have a massive amount of experience delivering exceptional wedding venues.

Step 3 – Plan a Budget

The budget of your wedding is crucial. If you don’t really know what things cost, and don’t have a clear budget, we will work with you to get one organised in Poynings.

Step 4 – Design Your Perfect Marquee Event

If you choose for our designers to do the planning, then you will work with them to draw up the plans for the marquee wedding that you dream about. We will handle the bulk of the work, consulting with you on all of the specifications and specifics and then bringing them to reality.

Step 5 – Relax and let us take the Strain

It’s your wedding day. Relax and let us take the strain. We are responsible for making sure that the day runs smoothly and that all the planning is in place to ensure things happen as they should do in Poynings. Focus on your guests and enjoy the day.

No obligation site survey at your convenience

We offer no-charge consultation services in Poynings at your convenience, and this includes weekends. 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.

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Why Choose Strawberry Marquees for your Wedding


For a beautiful, stress-free, elegant and well-managed wedding ceremony, look no further than Strawberry Marquees. There are lots of choices out there, but Strawberry Marquees is certainly one of the best when it comes to wedding marquee higher.

Detailed, no nonsense, tailored proposals

Our staff have a tremendous amount of knowledge and skill when it comes to marquee weddings. Our advice and recommendations are based on years of experience and we don’t have to guess at things. The proposals in Poynings we make to you will be clear and transparent and personalized to you.

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. However, you can also have peace of mind knowing that we are fully insured and offer guarantees on our services from start to finish.

Team of honest, friendly and reliable staff

Our staff at Strawberry Marquees in Poynings are customer-centred, always looking to go the extra mile to provide you with everything you need to have a fabulous day with your guests, delivering services with a smile and with a can-do attitude.

High specification finish on all our marquees

You’ll be amazed by the high specifications of our wedding marquees including the decor we provide, the lighting that creates the atmosphere, the flooring and layouts and so much more.

No hidden extras

Strawberry Marquees has a policy of being transparent in our pricing and processes. Our packages and equipment are top of the range, and we are honest about pricing, packages and everything you should expect from us.

Get Your Online Wedding Marquee Quote Today

You’ve dreamt of your wedding day since you were 5 – let us give you a beautifully designed and well-managed celebration more magical than your dreams. Just give us the details of the wedding you have always wanted, and we can get to work in Poynings. Our online quote system can get you a wedding marquee quote today, with no commitment needed. You can fill out our inquiry form in just 10 minutes, after which we will make sure the day you want is available and get in contact for a totally free consultation.

What we need to know about Your Wedding

We care about getting you the wedding you have imagined, so will need as many details as you can give us about the big day. In order to help you choose the perfect marquee in Poynings, we will need some information from you.

This information includes:

  • 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

We will also need information about any special requests you want.

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?



Our marquee types are Modern Wedding Marquees, bespoke wedding marquees, luxury wedding marquees, canopy marquees, frame marquees, entrance marquees, heated marquees, and you can choose from sizes as small as 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. But it’s still important to consider whether the site and the weather on the day will be suitable.

If anything about the wedding is unsuited to a marquee, such as exposure to strong winds, you can plan for a change in location.

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.

We always make sure there are plenty of heating units including a spare, and will only charge for the fuel, not per unit.

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.

It is therefore important to check the weather forecast before setting a date.

Are your marquees waterproof?



They are, but in extreme rain and bad soil conditions, water is likely to seep under the marquee.

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?



We cannot tell you how early you should make the booking.

However, telling us the date you’re planning can help us plan, as we will be able to tell you if the date is available.

How long does it take to erect a wedding marquee?



This depends on the size of the marquee you wish to use.

The marquee is put up around 1 to 3 days before the event takes place and left for a day after.

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?



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?



Uplighters are good for creating a simple atmosphere.

They don’t have enough light for a well-lit party.

How safe are your wedding marquees?



Our marquees are totally fire resistant.

They are made from materials that conform to British Standard specifications.

Does Strawberry Marquees have insurance cover?



Public and product insurance are both included in Strawberry Marquees’ coverage.

While the marquee is under hire, the customer must provide insurance for damage, both for the marquee and equipment, and theft.

Could a marquee damage cables or pipes running underneath?



Damage might be caused to drainage cables or pipes by the steel pegs used to secure the marquee.

If there any underground services, you should tell us in advance so we can avoid them.

Will your marquees damage our garden?



You do not have to worry about long-term damage.

The grass might fade beneath the marquee, but this should go back to normal afterward.

How much does it cost to hire a wedding marquee?



Each wedding has different considerations. This is also the case marquees.

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

Our service can provide all you might want for your wedding.

Get in contact today for a free quote.

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



It’s not a problem.

We can easily move the marquees into almost any location, as they are designed to be portable.

However, a site that’s over 25m from the access point or has a tricky access point will incur an additional charge.

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



It depends on your guest list, bar, dance floor, and band.

After inspecting the site, we can help you decide.

What surface is suitable for my wedding marquee?



There are many suitable surfaces, but we must be able to secure the marquee directly to the ground

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.

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

Dance floors should be supported by matting, but a catering tent might be able to go without.

Should I cut the grass?



You may but the cuttings must be taken away if you’re not using matting, and make sure to cut it well in advance so the grass doesn’t stick to the marquee.

Do you decorate the wedding marquees?



Yes.

Do you hire linen, cutlery, generators or toilets?

Generators and luxury toilets can be made available as well as the marquees.

However, we do not have kitchen equipment for hire.

What is included in the initial quote?



Our initial quote should include the marquee of the size you choose, lighting, internal power distribution including sockets, bar, catering, etc., heating, lining, doors, windows and the correct size of floor.

Additional finishes and equipment are up to you.

When is site meeting necessary?



Once you have received the quote, that visit must take place as soon as possible.

The site must be inspected to measure its size and also determine if it is a good environment for a marquee.

Are your marquees lined?



Not necessarily.

Lined marquees are available for those who prefer them.

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.

Please contact us if you have any questions about hiring a marquee or party tent.

Can I decorate the Wedding marquee myself?



Certainly.

We are committed to giving you the wedding you want.

We will provide any necessary advice.

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



The best venue may be determined by where you live.

We can offer suggestions on the best site for a wedding marquee after you have provided us with your location.

How many guests can I seat around a table?



Tables seat between 6 and 12 guests.

You are able to choose a different seating arrangement if you prefer.