About us

Western Marquees has been operating from our base in Dewlish, near Dorchester for over 17 years under the personal management of David Britton. Supported by full time, year-round experienced marquee riggers and office employees, Western Marquees can offer a quality marquee hire product and service for your bespoke marquee event in Dorset and surrounding counties.


Western Marquees strives to offer the complete personal service you need to help organise your special marquee hire event thanks to a total of over 60 years of cumulative experience in the marquee sector.


Meet our staff below...



David Britton Managing Director David started out his career in farming but soon the events industry beckoned leading to his acquisition of Western Marquees in 2002. He prides himself on a friendly personal service.

David britton - Managing Director Western Marquees

Amanda Britton Event Administration With over 200 marquee hire jobs per year Amanda deals with all the associated paperwork and adjustments for your event. She will usually be the friendly voice at the end of the phone ready to answer any queries you have in relation to your marquee hire event. Amanda Britton - Office Manager Western Marquees
The Team Marquee Erectors David, Amanda are ably assisted by their devoted team of marquee erectors. Damian, Ian, John and Piers are with Western Marquees all year round. When things get really busy in the summer the team grows. Many of our university students work for us year on year!



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2 October
A hand written thank you from the bride and groom
Positive feedback inspires the team
11 September
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What style of marquee should I choose?
11 June
Getting ready for the Season
Keeping up with the demand of our marquee customers
7 June
Food Festival Fever
Western Marquees preferred supplier for corporate events
31 May
New dancefloor
Our brand new oak dancefloor is making its first outing
11 May