Workshop: Marquee Receptions (last chance for 2013)

For those planners who have yet to manage their first marquee wedding reception, why not book onto our ‘How to Run a Marquee Reception’ Workshop on the afternoon of 18th September at Nunsmere Hall in Cheshire.


You will learn all the basics of running a marquee reception, review various options for lighting marquees and walk around the hotel’s marquee with the tutors to gain a better understanding of all you have learned.

Nunsmere Marquee

  • 12:00pm – Registration
  • 12:30pm – Marquee Basics – Andrea Swift (Northern Rep and Supreme Member)
    • How to find sites if your client don’t have one
    • Different types of structure available incl. permanent marquees
    • How to conduct a site visit with a marquee company
    • Layout options
    • Electricity / Generator requirements
    • Caring for the needs of the caterer
    • External suppliers necessary for a successful event
    • Ensuring your budget is realistic
    • Weather contingency
    • Acknowledging stress families encounter from organising a reception at home
    • Design tips
  • 2:00pm – Lighting Explanation
    • Internal lighting options
    • External lighting options
    • Ensuring your budget is realistic
  • 2:30pm – Marquee Walk About
  • 3:15 – Tea & Scones and Q&A Session

Time: See above suggested schedule
Where: Nunsmere Hotel, Tarporley Road, Oakmere, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2ES
Nearest Train: Hartford Railway
Cost: £100 members and £150 non members

To book: Please complete our booking form

If you have any questions please contact Please note this workshop won’t be running again until May-June 2014

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