Classic wedding tent with vintage accents
The occasion was a wedding reception with dancing.
The challenge was to create a space for a wedding breakfast, for dancing and for a chillout section; and also to live up to the glorious setting at Hampden House near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and take advantage of beautiful views. The weather in October was also a concern, especially as the marquee was at some distance from the house.
The solution: first, two clearspan marquees were joined to create two separate sections — one for the wedding breakfast, and one for a chillout / reception area.
Then, the main dining section was split again by a reveal screen into two more sections — one for dining and one for dancing. The dance section — lent a different sparkly character by a starlight ceiling — was hidden behind the reveal screen during the meal for a surprise element.
Clear panoramic windows on three external sides of the resulting structure took advantage of the views and created a light, airy feel.
As for the weather, an extra-long walkway with matting to cover the ground was set up at the last minute when the weather forecast looked uncertain to protect guests walking to the wedding tent.
The best photos courtesy of Guy Hearn
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The two sections of the wedding tent: reception area right, and chillout area left. Panoramic windows all round exposed gorgeous views and created a bright space
Bride and groom open the dancing in the dance section, which has a whole different feel thanks to the starlight ceiling
Caterers Cavendish Events working hard in the catering tent
Caterers Cavendish Events preparing a giant paella
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