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19
Aug
2015

Are you a 2016 bride?

Enquiries and bookings for the 2016 wedding season are now rolling into our inbox thick and fast – and although it seems that couples get in touch earlier every year, it’s never to late to consider the range of packages we have to offer. Today we weigh up the differences of holding your wedding outdoors […]

6
Aug
2015

No job too large!

Late July meant the return of our biggest annual tent build, a behemoth structure in which a yearly military celebration is held. The photo above shows just how impressive a space our range of Clearspan marquee stock can produce. Entertaining over 600 people, the main structure was complemented by ancillary tents providing space for caterers, […]

30
Jun
2015

Insight into setbuilding at Sound Events

Although you’ll predominantly find Sound Events crews building structures and stages or operating lighting and sound systems, we’re lucky enough to have a raft of additional competencies that are particularly specialist. This post focuses on the building of set for music festivals. We’ve built set for Hijacked Festival, Beautiful Days, and Aeon Festival over the […]

9
Jun
2015

It’s a record! 40 tents erected across 10 days by Sound Events

“Our busiest ever week… ish” – famous last words from Sound Events MD James Keating. The ten days surrounding the end of May and beginning of June proved to be a perfect storm of activities and celebrations in the Exeter area, with 4 large Exeter University events, 2015’s Respect Festival, and a raft of private […]

29
Apr
2015

Marquee Hire for the 21st Century!

2015 has been a momentous year for the Sound Events office team. Aside from a quality phone line and a shiny new kettle for the crew being installed, we’ve made a couple of technical changes that we think both our regular and new customers will love! Firstly, those of you out there seeking  marquee hire […]

21
Apr
2015

Proud to be supplying structures to Oceanfest ’15! Check out the line up:

Taking place in arguably one of the most beautiful coastal locations in the British Isles, Oceanfest is back with a vengeance this year, and Sound Event’s are delighted to be supplying marquees and related services. With the line up now released, why not get involved? Tickets at: www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

9
Apr
2015

Does your wedding have a theme?

Billy Idol may think it’s a “nice day for a white wedding”, but here at Sound Events we know that some of our couples wish to buck the trend and “start again”. As the 2015 wedding season approaches, we’ve formulated some top tips for our brides and grooms to use as a jumping-off point. Why […]

17
Mar
2015

First build of the season underway!

The sun is out (mostly), the ground is firm (reasonably), and summer is on it’s way (pretty much). These three factors combined can mean only one thing… Rock Solid Race! Beautiful Escot Park is once again the setting for one of the UK’s toughest and muddiest obstacle course. Taking place this weekend, and with entry […]

5
Mar
2015

Happy Anniversary to The Turf Locks

This month one of Exeter’s finest public houses celebrates its 25th anniversary. Proprietors Clive and Ginny have been serving fine local food and beers for approaching a quarter of a century – and if you have not already spent a lazy summer afternoon at this establishment we recommend thoroughly that you do! The Turf is […]

3
Feb
2015

Buckland House

As any party privy to the inner workings of Sound Events will know, late January saw Managing Director James “Leo” Keating marry his long term partner Lex. In advance of the official ceremony, it was only right to find a location for Party of The Century – AKA the Pre-Nup Rave-Up. After scouring Devon’s selection […]

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