Wedding Celebration in Knutsford, Cheshire
This marquee layout was for a wedding celebration for 240 guests for a seated wedding breakfast and evening entertainments. The setup comprised of several different size marquees joined and connected together to fit a shaped that suited the clients wishes as well as the marquee site. The layout is as follows:
Decking area (2 x 6m x 6m Pagodas / Chinese hats): Open sided with decking underneath acting as a porch area to welcome guests on first arrival
Reception Marquee (12m x 12m): Frame Marquee connected to the two pagodas, the side connected to the pagodas had windows and a double door. This was filled with stylish sofas and low tables for guests to relax on throughout the wedding. The 15ft Bar was also placed in this marquee opposite the entrance. To one side of the bar was the toilet access.
WC / Bar Storage (12m x 6m): An extension leading off from the reception marquee was a area split into 2 sections. A 9m x 6m area for the toilet facilities, this was decorated as a cloakroom complete with a mirror, flip flops for the ladies tired feat and a selection of perfumes and aftershaves. The remaining 3m x 6m area was sectioned off to use for bar storage allowing the staff to maintain their excellent service.
Dining Marquee (12m x 21m): The main marquee area could be accessed off from the reception marquee through a 12m wide opening. The dining area was decorated with light ivory linings with windows installed on one of the gable walls to make the area as light as possible for the daytime celebrations. The top table was placed looking onto the rest of the dining table This dining area was accessed by the catering staff through a discreet blind installed in the far gable.
Dancing Marquee (12m x 9m): The dancing area contrasted the dining area, dressed completely in black starlight linings it was hidden by the curtain until the dark evening when it was revealed as a nightclub style theme. The dance floor was at a 45 degree angle so the band could be positioned into the corner. To one side of the stage was the lighting and sound desk Placed around the dance floor was several modern bar high cocktail tables with matching stools.
Catering Marquee (6m x 12m): This was an extension of the dining area, finished with necessary work tops and cookers. The catering area had a bind access to the main marquee as well as an external access to their vehicles.