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Yorkshire Branch AnnouncedMarch 3, 2016
Another funky-Tents branch opened in Yorkshire in 2016, this was awarded to Gareth Roberts.
Funky-Tents expands it’s wedding venue portfolioDecember 14, 2015
Additional to the venues we currently have in Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, we are pleased to announce that we have four additional venues in the South-West of England.
Funky-Tents with Antiques RoadshowJuly 15, 2015
If we didn’t think 2014 was jam packed with events, 2015 was soon to compete. After months of meetings, we were happy to announce a new relationship with BBC Antiques Roadshow. They now have two of our Hex’s which you will see appear at their road shows across the UK.
New Bowler Land Rover DefendersMarch 27, 2015
We were delighted to be chosen by Bowler Motor Sport and Sturgess Landrover as a marketing partner for both of their brands, our staff were even more delighted to have these new iconic vehicles. In addition to the arrival of our first Funky-Tents Furniture delivery van.
South-West Branch announcedNovember 10, 2014
The major event of 2014 was the announcement that Funky-Tents would grow its brand through a network of franchise operations. South West Franchise was then awarded to Tom Bloomfield.
Ariel MotorsJune 28, 2014
This was a big year for Funky-Tents with the creation of a unique marquee for Ariel Motors, famous for the Ariel Atom Sports Car, this was then showcased at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Our stock increasesMay 6, 2013
Due to demand from the public school sector 2013 saw the purchase of our second Poleadion marquee (only 3 available in Europe, at the time) taking our total marquee stock to 49. We launched our wedding venue finding service with ten venues being available through our own website.
The Iconic Hex arrivesJuly 7, 2012
2012 saw the delivery of the new Hexagonal and Diamond marquees which would prove to be our most popular contemporary structure for weddings and parties. This was also the year that we launched our own Big Band and Jazz music festivals.
Big delivery at Funky-Tents HQAugust 11, 2011
From its original stock of Capri Marquees the company took delivery of 30 new structures, thereby becoming the premier supplier of Capris in Europe. In addition to this, funky furniture, bars, lighting, dance-floors and accessories where added to the Funky-Tents offering.
Funky-Tents is bornNovember 10, 2009
With Funky-Tents now gaining a strong following for its unique Capri Marquee, the business invested heavily in its now iconic Poleadion Structure for delivery of high end and corporate events.
New Business Partner JoinsJuly 2, 2008
Brian Jordan a businessman, who already having business interests in the events market joined the company as Managing Director and soon after created the brand by which we were to be known, ‘Funky-Tents’.