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Marquee Festoon Lighting – Eggington House

The journey of creativity is never ending.  We were very excited to be approached again by wondrous wedding planner, Katrina Otter, to provide marquee festoon lighting at the unique 17th century manor, Eggington House in Bedfordshire.   We love collaborating with Katrina and forming fabulous ideas for wedding lighting and decor as one of her go to suppliers.  Lisa and Tom’s day was no exception to the rule.

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Image Source – Rebecca Goddard Wedding Photography

Focus Feature with our Marquee Festoon Lighting

The whole marquee together with the quintessentially English setting looked simply stunning.  So much so that it caught the attention of renowned Coco Wedding Venues to feature in their popular blog.

“remember that it really isn’t just a day, it’s a wedding journey and you have to enjoy it all. It is such a special time.”

– Lisa (Bride)

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Image Source : Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

I know that Lisa and Tom had a few bumps in the road leading up to their day (like most couples planning a wedding), but they took everything in their own stride and had complete faith in their suppliers to deliver.  I think the end result in the photographs speak for themselves, don’t you?

 

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Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Wedding Photography

Dreamwave Events’ Lighting Rental Hire – Marquee Festoon Lighting

Happiness looks gorgeous on Lisa, so we enjoyed making her smile!  We provided black cable droplet festoons with a mixture of warm glow vintage and geometric lamps hung in an asymmetric design from the marquee structure.

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Our custom created marquee festoon lighting gave a reason for their wedding guests to stare.  The geometric lamps gave a touch of contemporary whilst the vintage hanging lamps nodded to the traditional; both providing the jaw-dropping impact on arrival and then leading into the evening creating desirable ambiance with their dimmable glow.

“the festoon lighting was a great investment and something I’d definitely recommend.”

– Lisa (Bride)

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Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

I have listed the suppliers who all contributed massively to Lisa and Tom’s day and presented the marquee to it’s full potential:

Venue: Eggington House

Wedding Planner: Katrina Otter Weddings

Photographer: Rebecca Goddard Photography

Videographer: Reellovefilms

Drinks: Bubbles Bros.

Wedding Cake: Seventh Heaven

Florist: Swaffham and Fakenham Florist

Musician: Eight Ray Music

DJ: The Wedding Smashers

Décor and signage: The Little Lending Company

Furniture: Classic Crockery Event Hire

Lighting: Dreamwave Events

Tableware: Duchess & Butler and Hélène Millot

Stationery: Emily & Jo

 

Marquee Wedding Venue Eggington House Bedfordshire

Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

If you would like to chat wedding lighting, contact us direct for a consultation.  But before you do, my blog post on what information we need to fulfill your lighting enquiry is definitely worth a read.

Wilderness Reserve Wedding Lighting – Chase the Vision

Wilderness Reserve is a wedding estate in Suffolk where your wedding memories will last a lifetime.  The inspiring setting within hundreds of acres of parkland, lakes and woodland offers the perfect English country house venue.  Our Wilderness Reserve Wedding Lighting offers the perfect accompaniment to it’s features and it certainly made an impact when it was hired for the whole weekend with the talented wedding planner, Michelle, from Pocketful of Dreams organising the event.

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Wedding Planning and design: Pocketful of Dreams @pocketfulofdreams
Photography: David Jenkins Photography @davidjenkins75
Venue: Wilderness Reserve @thisiswilderness

 

With the option of the whole state available exclusively for hire, Wilderness Reserve presents itself as the ideal wedding venue for a more extravagant event.  With this in mind, Michelle’s clients made the choice of hiring the estate from Friday to Sunday making use of all it’s splendor!

 

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Wedding Planning and design: Pocketful of Dreams @pocketfulofdreams
Photography: David Jenkins Photography @davidjenkins75
Venue: Wilderness Reserve @thisiswilderness

What Dreamwave Events Provided:

Wilderness Reserve Wedding Lighting Provided

We were asked to provide a vast selection of external wireless up-lighting throughout the grounds of this stunning wedding venue.  Pathways and large trees were illuminated to enable wedding guests to freely walk around the estate after dusk.  Further to this, our popular festoon lighting was hired to distinguish the BBQ dining area.

 

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Wedding Planning and design: Pocketful of Dreams @pocketfulofdreams
Photography: David Jenkins Photography @davidjenkins75
Venue: Wilderness Reserve @thisiswilderness

Wilderness Reserve Audio Equipment Hire

We provided a portable speaker for the clients audio inputs to use by the pool, around the estate and during their ceremony.   We arranged a band PA system as requested along with one of our highly skilled Dreamwave Sound Technicians to mix and control during their performance.

 

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Wedding Planning and design: Pocketful of Dreams @pocketfulofdreams
Photography: David Jenkins Photography @davidjenkins75
Venue: Wilderness Reserve @thisiswilderness

Wilderness Reserve Wedding Lighting Hire

I have to say, for me, Wilderness Reserve is a place that I would love to get married (should I feel the urge to do it all over again!).  I highly recommend paying them a visit.  Should you fall in love with it, you will definitely need some lighting and decor to make the most of the amazing grounds.  We have worked there many times and are the recommended suppler for our services.

Contact us for more details.

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If you liked the look of any other features of this wedding, here’s the full supplier list:

Brides Dress: Rime Arodaky @rimearodaky

Marquees: Academy Marquees @academymarquees

Catering: Julie Abbs catering @trisabbs

Bar service: Cellar 27 @cellar_27

Videography: Storycatchers @storycatchersfilms

Welcome event florals: (Friday evening only) @figaandco

Wedding florals (Saturday): Swallows and Damsons @swallowsanddamsons

Tableware (Glasses and charger plates): @whitehouse_crockery

Lighting: @dreamwaveevents & @crescent_moon_events (Marquee Chandeliers)

Sound technicians & Pallet backdrop: @dreamwaveevents

Marquee lounge furniture: @crescent_moon_events

Dining furniture: @angliaelite

Napkins: @cmahire

Decor Hire: @weddingdayhire

Entertainment Friday: @radiopicturemusic

Entertainment Wedding day: @gfeltd, Foto Noire, DJ Terry

Brides & Bridesmaids makeup @sarahjanewai

Bridal party makeup & brides hair @by_jodie

Stationery and illustration: Naomi Haworth @naomihowarthillustrator

Bar Hire: Create Cocktails @createcocktails

 

Hales Hall Lighting Hire Rental

Dreamwave Lighting are proud to be the exclusive rental supplier for Hales Hall Lighting for weddings and events.  Hales Hall & The Great Barn is a magnificent medieval estate that has been restored to modern-day luxury.  Based in rural Norfolk, it is the perfect venue for a magical wedding, private party or special event.

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First impressions are the most lasting; This already stunning venue can be further accentuated by our complementary lighting.  Seeing is believing and our photos sell themselves.  Below is a recent design concept for the outdoor Cartshed……

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Hales Hall Lighting Hire Fairy Lights rental Norfolk Dreamwave Events Wedding outside canopy

The Great Barn is absolutely breathtaking – The largest brick built barn in the country.  It’s exposed timbers lends itself to a stunning fairy light canopy and impressive backdrops.

If a job is worth doing, do it well.  We can offer an array of high quality, creative lighting installations from indoor and outside fairy light arrangements; vintage festoon lighting and classic outdoor up-lighting.   Our expert team can produce custom designs if you have your own inspiration.  Get in touch and we will be happy to help in any way we can.   Before you do, read my post on all the information we need to help us along with your fulfilling your vision.

Original Fun Creative Wedding – Captains Wood Barn

When you can do a common thing in an uncommon way; you will command the attention of the world (George Washington Carver).  Sophie Hannah Richardson and Robin certainly achieved that!  Her original and creative wedding day can only be described as EPICCCCCCCCCC!

The Wedding Venue – Captains Wood Barn

Captains Wood Barn set the scene for this awesome day.  Found in 50 acres of Essex woodland, Captains Wood barn can be hired for the whole weekend to be dressed as you please.  This was a perfect choice to allow Sophie’s innovative ideas to be brought to life…and boy, did she do just that!

Alberto & Yago Videography were flown from Barcelona.  With Sophie being an avid and successful vlogger a fab wedding vid was a must have!

” I wanted someone who created more of a music video style wedding film that was edgy, fast-paced and fun to watch”

(Rock n Roll Bride)

 

Creative Wedding – The Lighting and Decor

We are soooo pleased Sophie approached us to take part in her day.  Her natural upbeat and cool personality was emanated on her wedding day with her emphasis on refreshing, original and lavish design .

“We were so happy we picked Dreamwave to create our lighting and DJ area for our wedding. They really listened to what we wanted to achieve and excelled in making it happen. They were a pleasure to work with and we can’t thank them enough for making our ideas come to life! Would 100% recommend to everyone!”

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The Barn – Creative Wedding Lighting

We wanted to create Sophie’s desired style and cool wedding vibe.  Seriously, when you see the end result it will make you want to get married all over again (to the same husband!).

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Go on; swoon over our Festoon belts used to hang Pendant Drops and larger Vintage Filament Lamps of different heights and sizes.  Additional Festoon strings were hung higher in the the barn to add further depth.  Further pendant drops were also added behind the top table as a mini festoon backdrop to create an ideal focal point.

Our “Naked” wire floor standing lampshades added to the overall theme.

The DJ Area – Creative Wedding Decor

Sophie knew exactly how she wanted her reception venue to look.  Captains Wood Barn lent itself to all her ideas.  Our Wooden DJ Booth and Lit studio signs truly complement.

This spectacular couple know how to put on a party.  They hired our top quality DJ Equipment and had additional special effects of Smoke Machines, Moving Heads, Pyrotechnic Confetti Blasts and Vintage Blaze effects on the dance floor.  We have it all at Dreamwave HQ!

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Outside the Barn – Creative Wedding Decor

The outdoor covered barn was the ideal place to feature some additional lighting and decor for guests to catch some fresh air in the evening.  A full festoon backdrop completely lit the back wall to illuminate the area and our Retro Lampshades hanging from the barn ceiling.

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Additional Outdoor Lighting

What wedding outdoor lighting doesn’t need a festoon walkway to guide the way?  The difference is, is that this pathway, in true wedfest style,  had a flame beacon at the end of it – yep a bonfire!

Dreamwave Lighting and Decor featured in Rock N Roll Bride

You can also see this wedding featured in “Rock n Roll Bride”

Sophie knew from the outset that her wedding would be anything but conventional – The Pastel Palm Springs inspired theme incorporating California and Cacti caught the attention of Rock n Roll Bride – the bible for the alternative bride!

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Sophie and Robin managed to balance their love of creativity and D.I.Y wedding along with choosing the right professionals who understood their vision.   With the help of Rock the Day Styling to co-ordinate their original concepts, Sophie saw all her ideas come together.

“I cant believe I managed to pull it off and create what had been in my brain for the last year”

(Rock n Roll Bride)

Get in Touch

If you want to be original, be ready to be copied:  This creative wedding is one for the history books when it comes to planning and design.  I know this will illustrate a lot of couple’s wedding goals!  Contact us to see what we can do for you to re-create the look.  Before your do check out what we need to know about your enquiry.

 

Sources:

Photography: Jess Soper Photography

Video: Alberto and Yago Videography

Lighting, Decor and DJ Equipment Hire: Dreamwave Events

Ceremony Venue: St Peters Ad Vincula, Coggeshall

Reception Venue: Captains Wood Barn

Brides Dress: Lazaro

Bride’s Shoes: Dolls Kill

Brides Head Piece: Beretkah

Brides Jacket: Isolated Heroes

Grooms Attire:  ASOS

Bridesmaid Dresses: Jarlo London

Cake: Blondi’s Bakery

Flowers: The Flower Arranger

Glitter Station:  Luna Glitter Bar

Coordinator:  Rock the Day Styling

Furniture: Anthology Vintage Hire

Transport: Whites Chauffeur

 

 

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