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Why Blank Canvas Weddings are on the Rise

The chance to craft your own wedding is something that many brides and grooms dream of doing. With so many people on hand, from florists to wedding planners to family, a wedding can often feel more like design by committee than what you truly want. A blank canvas wedding gives you just that – a […]

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The Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Marquee

When you’re hiring a marquee, it’s important to get it right. Whether it’s a wedding, garden party or business event you’re hosting, you want it to go off without a hitch. And that means asking some important questions before you decide on the marquee that’s right for you. So, if you’re thinking about hiring a […]

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3 On-Trend Themes for 2018 Weddings

If you’re planning a wedding for 2018, there are a great range of new, red-hot trends that promise to make your big day a unique and very special occasion. The wedding theme trends of 2018 are eclectic and cover a range of styles and ideas, so there’s no shortage of inspiration out there. We’ve take […]

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6 things you need to consider when selecting an area for your marquee wedding

From the beautiful countryside away from the noise of towns to the grounds of stunning stately homes, marquees help you to create a wedding venue in your dream spot. Marquees provide flexibility when it comes to locations, so happy couples can scout the location that reflects their style, is picture perfect for wedding photographs and […]

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Stunning wedding decor options that are ideal for a marquee reception

When you’re planning your wedding, there are multiple areas to think about, from shopping for the perfect dress to ensuring the groomsmen look great. However, the décor of your venue is one of the most important parts of the planning, it helps capture the theme of your big day, show off your personalities, and set […]

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How to create a cosy atmosphere when you hire a marquee in the winter

If you’re planning a beautiful winter wedding you might think that marquee venues are off the table. However, it is possible to create a cosy atmosphere with a bit of planning ahead. Marquee weddings give you the ultimate flexibility, letting you put your own stamp on almost every aspect, from the location to the décor. […]

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5 Reasons to Choose a Marquee for Your Wedding Reception

Choosing the venue for your wedding reception can be an overwhelming task. There are so many different options and aspects to consider, and factoring in things like budget, the amount of guests you’ll be having and the theme you’re going for can all impact on your venue choice. So, why not choose a marquee wedding? […]

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Introducing Beautiful Bedouin Style Stretch marquees

Could the Bedouin style stretch marquee be the answer to outdoor wedding ceremonies in the British climate? Born in South Africa, but styled on the Bedouin tents from the nomadic peoples of the Arabian and African deserts, stretch marquees have evolved with the harsh desert climate in mind. No two stretch marquee set ups are […]

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Could these be the best wedding venues in the South West?

Finding a wedding venue can be one of the most difficult parts of planning a wedding, almost everything else depends on this key aspect. Over the 28 years we have been providing wedding marquees at South West Marquees, we have built up a valuable network of relationships working closely with diverse venues. They all offer […]

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A Perfect Fit for a Wedding Marquee in the Garden

South West Marquees keeps growing: the range of marquees, furniture, linings and lighting expand organically as our customer base increases. This means that any project that really stands out has to be extra special! When Isabel first contacted us to discuss her wedding in Devon with 8 months to prepare, she said it would be […]

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