ELITE BLOG

Hollie and Sam got married at Castle Bromwich Gardens!!

On the 8th June 2019, Hollie and Sam got married at Castle Bromwich Gardens. The details were gorgeous, from the lanterns to the amazing... Read more

A wonderful testimonial…..

Thank you so much Ushmer for your amazing testimonial and pictures from your Son’s 21st and Graduation party! ‘We just wanted to say thank... Read more

OPEN DAY THIS SUNDAY!

Elite Tents’ Tipis and Sailcloth Tent will be showcased THIS WEEKEND! Come and see the tipis on Sunday 30th June between 11am and 4pm... Read more

Our June open day announcement! Sunday 30th June 2019 at Umberslade Farm Park

On Sunday 30th June 2019, we are holding our Summer Open Day. Come to Umberslade Farm Park, and see how our amazing outdoor structures... Read more

Decorating your tipi and sailcloth tent tables

How are you decorating the tables at your wedding? The great thing about the tipis and sailcloth tents is you can do as little... Read more

Dream Venue – Kingstanding Farm

We loved having our last open day alongside Kingstanding events. Kingstanding Farm offers a stunning rural location for an idyllic outdoor wedding, a landmark... Read more

Tipi wedding at Sandon Hall – Amy and Sam

Thank you Amy and Sam for sending us these gorgeous images of your tipi wedding reception at Sandon Hall. Looks like you had the... Read more

Photo by Daffodil Waves

Our Aurora Sailcloth Tent

The Aurora Sailcloth Tent is now available to hire for Weddings and Parties!! The Elite Tents crew headed over to one of our beautiful... Read more

The origins of our tents… and why it matters

Our second day in Sweden took us deep into the heart of the Swedish and Sami people. The Sami people are indigenous to the... Read more

Tentipi summit 2019 – Why we love authentic Nordic Tipis

On the 20th March 2019 we were privileged to be invited to be a part of Tentipi’s 2019 summit, celebrating 30 years of Tentipi.... Read more

30 years crafting Nordic tipis – Elite Tents at the Tentipi Event Summit

We are so jealous of our directors being in Sweden at the Tentipi Event Summit!! THIS is why we only supply authentic Nordic tipis.... Read more

Introducing the new addition to the Elite Tents’ Family…

We are so excited to introduce our new Aurora Sailcloth Tents. The Aurora Sailcloth Tent has been imported from the United States and is... Read more

Introducing our DREAM VENUES!

For most people the first things to organise are the tipi and the site. It doesn’t matter if you are just at the start... Read more

Bridie and Alex’s Tipi Wedding at The Talbot

Bridie and Alex booked us in 2017 for their 2018 tipi wedding. They got married in a Church in Droitwich and their tipi wedding... Read more

Tipi wedding inspiration

Every year we hold a few open days, which allows not only our booked couples but also couples looking for wedding inspiration, to come... Read more

A beautiful back garden wedding – Cat and Malcolm

How amazing would it be to have your wedding reception on the grounds of your family home? Cat and Malcolm were fortunate enough for... Read more

Wild Wood Bluebell Wedding – Donna and Christopher

Donna and Christopher had their wedding reception at Wild Wood Bluebell in the Cotswolds. It was organised by the wonderful Krysta of For the... Read more

Manor Farm Wedding – Emma and Max

Emma and Max are up there with some of the nicest people we have had the pleasure of helping plan their wedding day. They... Read more

Wedding Tipis at Night

Sara and Ben had their tipi wedding on their Parents land and sent us these gorgeous photos of the tipis at night, whenthe evening... Read more

Outdoor wedding

5* review on Facebook for Elite Tents

We always love hearing from our couples after the big day and Sara didn’t disappoint with her amazing testimonial. Thank you! “Thank you so... Read more

Elite Tents Styled Shoot

On the 24th June 2018 we held our biggest open day yet, full of suppliers, the warmest of weather and the football win as... Read more

Thank you for coming to our Summer Open Day

Thanks to all the lovely people that came along to our Summer Open Day on Sunday, suppliers and couples alike. The tipis looked absolutely... Read more

Tipi wedding

Tipi Wedding at Oldberrow House – Jen and Kev

A venue we always love to work alongside is Oldberrow House in Henley in Arden. Jen and Kev had their beautiful wedding reception there... Read more

Mr and Mrs Harris get married! – Private land outdoor wedding

It was an absolute pleasure planning Mr and Mrs Harris’s outdoor wedding alongside Hannah’s Mum Catherine. What an amazing day you had! Huge congratulations... Read more

Woodhouse Farm Tipi Wedding – Roxanne and Nick

Where do we begin with this wedding at Woodhouse Farm. Their attention to detail was amazing!  Roxanne and Nick had a 2 hat and... Read more

Tipi Wedding at The Cedar Field – Victoria and Chris

Victoria and Chris first got in touch in October 2015. They decided on a beautiful 3 hat set up with awning to seat 142,... Read more

Ashlee and Jamie – The Vineyard in Coddington

What an amazing testimonial sent in to us from Ashlee and Jamie. Thank you so much, it was a beautiful day; When we first... Read more

Rachel and Mark’s Tipi Wedding at Frampton Court Estate

Rachel and Mark got married at Frampton Court Estate in Gloucester and then enjoyed the wedding reception in our beautifully styled tipis. The amount... Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM THE ELITE TENTS TEAM!

The office will be closed from Friday 22nd December until Tuesday 2nd January when we will be ready to take your calls at 9am. 🙂 If... Read more

Elite Tents Charity Autumn Tipi Party 2017 – What A Success!

On Saturday 27th October, Elite Tents held their first Autumn Tipi Party all in aid of local charity St Giles Hospice. Held at W.M... Read more

COME TO OUR TIPI CHARITY PARTY

ELITE TENTS’ AUTUMN TIPI FUN DAY IN AID OF ST GILES HOSPICE TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER AT WHEAT’S GARDEN CENTRE Come along... Read more

A Festival Lovers Dream Wedding!

Over recent years the idea of having a festival themed tipi wedding has become more and more popular. Brides call us with all sorts... Read more

Done For You!

Happy New Year! 1st January is an exciting day for all of the team at Elite Tents – not only is it the start... Read more

Ruth and Stolly July 2016

  We have a beautiful new blog for you to have a look at! Ruth and Stolly held their beautiful Elite Tents Wedding in... Read more

Merry Christmas!

The team at Elite Tents would just like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!... Read more

Elsa and David’s Fabulously Wet Summer Wedding

If you get 5 minutes this weekend you should definitely sit down with a cuppa and have a look at the beautiful wedding of... Read more

Thank you for coming!!

A big thank you to everyone who attended the Elite Tents and Inspired Brides open weekend at Oldberrow House It was a brilliant weekend and... Read more

PLANNING A PARTY? WORRIED ABOUT THE COLD? THEN A TIPI IS WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR…….

Even when the sun is not shining down quite so brightly on us,  this doesn’t mean you can’t have a fabulous tipi garden party.... Read more

Take a peak inside the May wedding of Sam and Sam!

Congratulations to Sam and Sam on their beautiful spring tipi wedding! The simple finishing touches of lavender plants in rustic pots and hay bales... Read more

Sorcha Davidson – The Secret Garden

Thank you so much for everything over the last few months! We came to a few of your open days and everyone was really... Read more

Top Tips for a Tipi Wedding

Our Tipis are not only a beautiful setting for your wedding celebration but they are also a blank canvas. Over the years we have... Read more

Newly engaged? Wondering what type of wedding reception to go for? Why not think about a Rustic wedding. Here are some tips from Sophie at Elite Tents on how to start getting organised.

Firstly congratulations on your engagement, what a wonderful way to start a new year! ………… Every couple wants their special day to be the... Read more

Love is all around.. the romance behind the weddings…

Well you have had some very tipi related practical advice from our blog the last few weeks, but this week we have decided to... Read more

Thank you Harriet and Kevin for the lovely photos

Harriet and Kevin got married early September and had a stunning tipi set up of three tipis, a Nimbus little hat and our catering... Read more

A thank you from Nicola and Simon, married 12th September at the gorgeous Arley Arboretum

We just wanted to thank the whole team at Elite Tents for being such a pleasure to deal with over the last year and... Read more

Stunning venue and a fantastic summer’s day at Shugborough

Well the longest day was gorgeous this year – beautiful sunshine and when the sun finally set late in the evening the sky was... Read more

Gorgeous summer sunshine – Gorgeous Tipis

We have already seen some stunning weddings this season at some lovely venues. Check out this blog Cedar Wedding Nicola and Steve from Nicola... Read more

THANK YOU FOR COMING!

Thanks to all the wonderful people that came along to our open days this weekend. The weather may have been blowing a hoolie but... Read more

Jess and Adrian’s Bromsgrove Garden Tipi Wedding – Blog Created by John Hope Photography

There’s so many trends in the wedding industry these days. Fashions are driven by blogs and magazines and it’s so easy to be sucked... Read more

Kelly and Toby American Tipi Wedding

Blog written by Whimsical Wonderland Weddings AMAZING RUSTIC UNINTENTIONAL AMERICANA TIPI WEDDING Kelly and Toby 16.02.2015 Rustic Unintentional Americana Tipi Wedding http://www.georgimabee.com/ I’m not... Read more

Emma and Shahid’s Eclectic DIY Tipi Wedding by Ellie Gillard

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend? It’s the first full week back of the year, I’m hoping that this week is less confusing than last... Read more

The final installment of our Winter wedding blogs – the finer details

Now that we have settled on the fact that the tipis will be amazing and the food and drink thoroughly delicious, in this final... Read more

Following on from part 1 of our Winter wedding guide – adding magic and sparkle to your day.

So last week we looked at the essentials of the tipi venue. This time I thought I would suggest a couple of unusual and... Read more

This week’s blog is all about how a Winter Tipi Wedding could be perfect for you…

Well it is December and that time of year is upon us again when many people shut themselves indoors under fleecy blankets, wearing their... Read more

A PLACE IN THE REGIONAL FINAL FOR BEST MARQUEE SUPPLIER!

Thank you to all the gorgeous couples who took the time to vote for us in the Wedding Industry awards as best marquee provider... Read more

Do you want to know the people behind Elite Tents?

Some of you have already met me at open days or spoken to me on the phone, but Clare at Festival Brides believes that... Read more

Katie & Mark August 15th 2014

This is a long testimonial from a lovely couple but I could not shorten it down as it tells you all about Katie and... Read more

Relaxed Autumnal Rustic Chinese Inspired Tipi Marquee Wedding in Worcestershire

Blog Courtesy of Warwickshire Wedding Planner (written Jan 2013) I first met this lovely chilled out couple back in February 2012 at their beautiful... Read more

Faye and James’ beautiful tipi wedding with photography by Claire Penn

Faye and James married on 26th May this year – one of the wettest Saturdays of the Spring and Summer. But our gorgeous tipis... Read more

21st Bithday Tipi Garden Party – Blog by It’s A Lifestyle Thing

TAKE ME BACK TO 21 Hey there! What parties have you been hitting up lately? I was lucky enough to get invited to a... Read more

Congratulations to Ashley and Matt who got married at Old Yardlians Rugby Club this August – lovely photos guys, thanks for the share!

Ashley and Matt first came to us last Summer, they loved the tipis but needed a venue. We told them about Old Yardlians Rugby... Read more

If She Is Beside Me – Rock My Wedding Tipi Blog

Happy Friday everyone!!! If you’re not already smiling because the weekend is here, then Hannah’s bubbly write up of her fun-filled day will definitely... Read more

We had a wonderful day and we were extremely pleased with Elite Tents. The tipis were fantastic and your service was brilliant from start to finish!

Another gorgeous wedding – thanks Niki and Ade for the beautiful photographs. This may have been one of the wettest days of the year... Read more

Design your own rustic stationery

Husband and wife to be – Kelly and Toby are getting married in our tipis at the end of August. They have designed and... Read more

Stunning views for Toby and Nell in the July sunshine

Congratulations to Toby and Nell who got married this weekend in beautiful Northamptonshire. The tipis looked amazing as ever and the views were absolutely... Read more

Boho Planned Wedding: Nat and Steve’s Fun Filled Aqua and Peach Tipi Wedding

Blog created by Kelly Hood at Boho Weddings I have an absolute treat of a wedding for you today and one I am very... Read more

Liz and James DIY Festival Tipi wedding – Blog created by Kelly Hood at Boho Weddings

Happy Monday everyone, and how are you all today? Did you have a good weekend? It’s a short week for me this week as... Read more

Laura & Aaron’s Vintage Meets Travel Themed Tipi Wedding – Blog created By Kelly Hood at Boho Weddings

http://www.boho-weddings.com/ I’ve had some gorgeous weddings for you so far this week and today’s is another beauty thanks to the lovely Nicola Thompson. This Manchester... Read more

Elite Tents Open Day 2014 – Blog Created By Daffoldil Waves

Elite Tents Open Day – Amazing Wedding Tipis May 17, 2014 You know when you chat to someone and it feels like you’ve known... Read more

Decorating your Tipi – Hints and Tips

The tipis with their natural looking sand canvas are absolutely gorgeous. Their neutral colour and wooden poles mean that you can really add your... Read more

The intention this week is to show you actually how wide the options are for an outdoor wedding reception.

The roof over your head… Tents come in all shapes and sizes these days and there is a vast choice depending on your budget... Read more

My blog this week is really getting to the nitty gritty of booking those utilities. Here are some of things you need to look at, think about and ask about when you are arranging your own suppliers.

Hints and tips for Subcontracted items –          When you are choosing a caterer it is important to make sure you ask them about the... Read more

This week’s blog is aiming to give you a few pointers on how to find a suitable venue and check the site.

So, finding a venue…. Right it’s time to find your perfect plot. You might want it to be close to your wedding ceremony venue... Read more

It’s about creating your own style..

One of the questions I have been asked the most over the year’s I have been hiring out tipis at Elite Tents, is “What... Read more