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Yorkshire Branch Announced

March 3, 2016

Another funky-Tents branch opened in Yorkshire in 2016, this was awarded to Gareth Roberts.

Funky-Tents expands it’s wedding venue portfolio

December 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 Roadshow

July 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 Defenders

March 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 announced

November 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 Motors

June 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 increases

May 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 arrives

July 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 HQ

August 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 born

November 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 Joins

July 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’.

The Start

October 12, 2005

In 2005, Stuart, started a small marquee hire business in Leicestershire using four Capri Marquees to deliver tented options to clients who wanted something different to the ‘standard shed’ shaped marquees which were available at the time.