Hayley and Matt - Bride & Groom - Greenwood Grange, Bockhampton, Dorchester
19 September 2018

Thank you for all your help regarding the marquee you have been very helpful. Should we or family/friends need a marquee in the future we will be in touch.

Louise - Show Secretary - Berwick St John Country Fayre - Shaftesbury
15 September 2018

Thank you and your friendly team for your fabulous continued support.

Jane - Mother of the bride - Hanford, Blandford Forum
8 September 2018

The marquee was fabulous...perfect layout; loved the carpet! And the bunting looked amazing - many thanks for getting that up in all the right places! Thank you also for all your patience with my little queries before the day!

We had a wonderful day - I didn't want it to end!! Charley & Ed were so happy & the marquee provided the perfect setting for a fabulous party.



Philomena - Bride - Stoke Abbott, Beaminster
18 August 2018

Thank you and David for your seamless service and absolutely beautiful marquee. It really was magic.
Good luck with everything in the future.

Lucy - Business Growth Enabler, Nat West - Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show, Motcombe
15 August 2018

Thank you very much for the excellent service that you have provided. We were so delighted when we turned up last Tuesday to ‘trim’ the marquee. Everything was of a high standard and looked professional and corporate. We had a successful show day and were able to entertain a high volume of clients most comfortably.   We will not hesitate to recommend your company (we already had an enquiry on the day).

Clare - Mother of the groom - Cranborne, Wimborne
5 August 2018

I really can't thank you enough for the wonderful marquee and everything else you provided with it. Amanda, one of the best things you said to me was "leave it with me now - we do this every day and we know what we're doing so from now on you don't need to worry" It was a huge relief!!   The marquee was the loveliest one I've ever seen, the loos were perfect, the generator was brilliant, the tables, chairs and table cloths exactly right, the caterers tent and tables..perfect! I'd be very very happy to recommend you to everyone.   Also thank you so much for your patience as the numbers attending the wedding grew and grew - so you were able to provide bigger marquee, bigger loo capacity, more tables etc. without any problem at all. I'm incredibly grateful for that.   We had a really amazing wedding weekend. Thank you again.

Nigel - Regional Secretary, SW TUC - Tolpuddle, Dorchester
21 July 2018

Big Thanks - The set-up this year was the smoothest yet - helped by the dry weather. David and his crew at Western Marquees got all the tents spot-on and in good time.

Mrs W - Organisor - Celebration of Life - Bockhampton, Dorchester
6 July 2018

Marquee is up and looks great. Fantastic group of lads a credit to your business!

Event Manager - The Tank Museum - Bovington, Dorset
30 June 2018

I would like to extend my thanks to David and team for supplying us with our marquee and furniture requirements at Tankfest 2018.

Mr & Mrs C - Parents of the bride - Upwey, Weymouth
15 June 2018

Thank you, David and all the team for helping to make our daughter's wedding so successful. The marquee was excellent - it looked really good and kept us all warm when the wind blew. Your team were very efficient and friendly and made everything much less stressful. We will happily recommend your services when we're asked.

Mr & Mrs R - Parents of the groom - Dorchester
8 June 2018

Thank you to you and David and all your team, we were delighted with the marquee and extras.  Everything went smoothly, the weather was beautiful, not too hot, but our beautiful view could be properly appreciated, especially as we were able to have the side of the marquee open.  Your team were very professional and David extremely helpful so we could not have been happier.  Western Marquees came highly recommended from many different people and we can see why.  Thank you again.

Outdoor Experience Ranger - National Trust, West Dorset
19 May 2018

Thanks again to all the team for your great service for this years Spring Tide event. We had another very successful weekend even with the Royal Wedding!

Mrs D - Mother of the bride - Hilton, Dorchester
7 April 2018

Yes, all went very well thank you and we were very pleased with the marquee, it all looked wonderful, everyone was commenting on it.  I think it must have been quite a challenge to put it up in the very wet field. The day went very well and the sun shone! 

Sue & Nigel - Party hosts - Milton Abbas, Dorchester
24 March 2018

The marquee was perfect. Many thanks to David and the team for a superb job. Many “very impressive” comments from our guests. It contributed very much to the success of the evening.   I think we have just set a new standard for parties in Milton Abbas!! Once again, many thanks.

Jordan - Organisor, Sport Event - Lulworth Cove, Wareham
2 December 2017

Just a quick email to say thanks. The set up team were all very professional and did a very quick job.

Steve - Host - 21st birthday party - Preston, Weymouth
4 November 2017

Thank you for the great efficient service. It was nice to meet David and Ed is a credit to your business.

Nick - Father of the bride - Horsington, Somerset
14 October 2017

Thank you again. Everyone thought the Marquee was excellent. Ed and the crew were also professional and excellent as well. Best wishes

Carla and Howard - Bride and Groom - Bradgate Manor, Netley , Southampton
23 September 2017

The event went incredibly well and the marquee had so many compliments! Your company did an amazing job and the owner of Bradgate was very impressed.   


The marquee was fantastic and we are so pleased that we chose you for the day.  Thank you so much to you and David for your help and answering all our many questions.

Steve and Malcolm - Birthday Party - Frampton, Dorchester
9 September 2017

Please pass on to your team our appreciation and thanks, they conducted themselves at all times in a highly professional and efficient manner which made the whole process entirely stress free.  


If we ever do something similar again - you’ll be our first call.

Jean - Exhibitor - Dorset County Show, Dorchester
2 September 2017

Just wanted to thank you for the excellent marquee and furniture all on site when I got to the showground yesterday   Also please thank those involved in getting the banner up in a good position - much appreciated.  

Karen - Bride - The Old Manor House, Puddletown, Dorchester
12 August 2017

Thank you for all your help over the last year. It was a great day and everyone commented on how wonderful the marquee was.

Snippets from clients
9 August 2017

Thank you for all your help on this Amanda, dealing with yourself and David has been a lovely easy experience, clear testament of your years' of experience.


Amazing professionalism, will definitely call you next time


Thank you for making the hall look so beautiful and the set-up/ clear-up so painless.

Mr H - Wedding Party - Dorchester
29 July 2017

Many thanks for you and your team's (input) in the part you played in a very successful wedding party in our garden.


Your teams were as cheerful as always.

Antony - Father of the Bride - Wedding - Buckland Newton
22 July 2017

We were delighted with the Marquee and the service that we received from Western Marquees; I think that so far as our daughter and her new husband were concerned, they could not have expected more!


Thank you once again for everything.  



Paul - Organisor - Seafood Festival, Weymouth
8 July 2017

Please thank you to David and the team for their excellent service again.

Verity and Ben - Bride and Groom - Shillingstone House, Blandford Forum
1 July 2017

Verity and I would like to say thank you for the excellent service you and your team have provided.  The marquee and the equipment was all of excellent quality and worked flawlessly for the entire event, which contributed to making our wedding a truly memorable weekend!  


A particular thanks to Ed Uden, who was excellent during the build - he answered all my questions and was very accommodating.

Emma - PA to host's Christening and party - Harman's Cross, Corfe Castle, Wareham
1 July 2017

Great weekend, and thank you and your team for making it run so smoothly.

Paul - Groom - Stockbridge Farm, Sherborne
24 June 2017

Everything was perfect, thank you very much

Events Manager, TankFest - The Tank Museum, Bovington
23 June 2017

I just wanted to get in touch to thank you and the team for your services this week. I was especially grateful for how you dealt with our last minute requests!

Mark - 21st Birthday Party host - Bradford Peverell, Dorchester
17 June 2017

Great marquee....fantastic service....and great party...! Many thanks to all at Western Marquees 

Abby - Ball Event Organisor - Upton Country Park, Poole
3 June 2017

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your team for all your hard work toward the Ball at Upton yesterday. The Marquee looked amazing and our owners had a fabulous time we really appreciate you helping us make the event a success and a memorable evening to all.  

John - Groom - Kingston Country Courtyard, Corfe
27 May 2017

We were overwhelmed by how brilliant you and your team were and the marquees, tents, lighting everything exceeded our expectations…which were pretty high to begin with.

Nathan - Photographer - Kingston Country Courtyard, Corfe Castle
27 May 2017

I have to say I’ve never seen a marquee like that at Kingston Country Courtyard, it looked ace!

Martha and Chris - Party hosts - Puddletown Manor, Dorchester
29 October 2016

Thank you both so much for all your hard work in making the party such a success.

Harriet and James - Bride and Groom - Cheselbourne, Dorchester
22 October 2016

"Thank you so much for such a stunning marquee, we couldn't have wished for a more perfect setting for our wedding day.

Your team are fabulous too!

Many Thanks once again."

Sarah - Party Host - Weston Bampfylde, Yeovil
17 September 2016

I just wanted to thank you, David and your team for all the hard work in putting up such an amazing marquee for our party on Saturday 17 September.  Looking at the garden now its hard to believe that on Saturday night we had 110 guests for dinner plus a dance floor etc.


David was brilliant at coping with all our requests and made everything so easy for us.  We are very grateful to him and to the team for their efficient and pleasant attitude to their work.


It was all very much appreciated by us (and our guests).


Thank you all very much

Louise - Show Secretary - Berwick St John, Shaftesbury
17 September 2016

To your fantastic team,


Thank you so much for your incredible support and helpfulness it really has made such a difference to us in the days ahead. Thank you.

James - Secretary of Dorset County Show, Dorchester
4 September 2016

I would also like to thank Western Marquees for your help providing these marquees on the day before the Show to be put up on the same day I booked them. I honestly don’t know what I would have done without you and cannot thank you enough for your work.


Lisa - Exhibitor, Dorset County Show, Dorchester
3 September 2016

Thank you. Faultless service as always.

Until next year!

Emma & Philip - Bride & Groom - Shillingstone House, Blandford Forum
20 August 2016

We had a wonderful wedding day, thank you to you and your team for their efforts with the marquee. Myself and Emma found Western Marquees very easy to work with and very accommodating of our requests. We would certainly recommend you to anyone else planning their wedding.


Thank you once again for all of your hard work.

Katherine - Party host - Sandbanks, Poole
16 July 2016

Many thanks for such a fabulous looking marquee – The garden looked absolutely wonderful thanks to your great team  - Thank you so much.

Laura - Bride - Batcombe, Dorchester
25 June 2016

Yes it was brilliant!
And thankyou to you guys for making it look amazing, we were all so impressed. Thankyou very much

Jodie and Dan - Bride and Groom - Yarlington House, Wincanton, Somerset
11 June 2016

We had a wonderful day and everyone commented on how nice the marquee was. Thank you- it was lovely! We even had good feedback on the toilets and the music in them! 

Thanks again for everything

Lorna and David - Bride's parents - Swanage
4 June 2016

We wanted to thank you so much for all that you did for us to help Jess have a really special day. The marquee was just as we had hoped and with a team effort of simple decoration it was a truly beautiful venue and we are so pleased to have been able to do it at home. I know she and David will have fond memories.

The setting up/taking down was very professional and the layout worked well.

We wish you a lovely summer and many more happy events

Michelle and Si - Bride & Groom - Piddletrenthide, Dorchester
3 June 2016

Thank you so much for all your help and skill in turning the Barn into a wedding venue of our dreams. It truly looked amazing and so many people couldn't believe the transformation.


We had the most amazing day and just wanted to do it all over again. Many thanks.

Sarah - Organiser - Springtide Festival - Burton Bradstock, Bridport
21 May 2016

Thanks to you, David and the team for the great service and assistance you gave us for the event. It was much appreciated with all the extra challenges last week.

Ed - Groom - Toller Fratrum, Dorchester
14 May 2016

Thank you so much, it couldn't have gone any better the weather was amazing and the marquee was stunning. Everyone commented on the lighting on the trees and the side windows which were all up on the day, it was like a small green house, lovely. It was perfect we thank you very much for everything.

Sophie & Jamie - Bride & Groom - Stockbridge Farm Barn, Sherborne
14 May 2016

Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful marquee at our wedding at Stockbridge Farm Barn a few weeks ago. It was absolutely beautiful and David and the team were so efficient and a joy to have around before the wedding. Thank you for all your patience whilst I was deliberating over what 'type' of marquee to have, it looked just perfect and complimented the barn very well.

Many  thanks for all your help and guidance and if we are looking to use marquees in the future we will most definitely be in touch.

Sarah - Organisor - Biotrack, Wareham
5 May 2016

Dear Amanda, David and Colleagues,

Thank you so much for providing the marquee for our recent Biotrack Grand Opening. It was a professional set-up and everyone was impressed at how good it looked! We will certainly be recommending you.

Brian - Director - Biotrack, Wareham
5 May 2016

It was great to have a marquee that was big enough for everyone to move around freely - for a change! Thanks very much.

Janet - Organiser, Caravan Rally - Weston-Super-Mere, Somerset
30 April 2016

Many thanks for all your help over the Bank Holiday weekend. The rally was a great success and everyone passed comment on the marquee.

Nigel - Organisor, Dorset Knob Throwing & Food Festival - Cattistock, Dorchester
30 April 2016

Please could you convey our thanks on to David & the team for their excellent service once again.

Amy & Zoe - Brides - Nothe Fort, Weymouth
16 April 2016

Thank you so much for everything, it surpassed our expectations!!

Sarah - Mother of the bride - North Perrott, Crewkerne
12 September 2015

May I say how fabulous the marquee was - it was everything and more than we envisioned. Thank you so much.

Di - Fundraising Team Julia's House - Wizard of Oz Ball - Moreton, Dorchester
12 September 2015

David & Amanda: thank you so much for all the incredible hard work you put in to the Ball and for the wonderful support you have given to Julia’s House and the Moreton Charity Ball.


Nothing was too much trouble and, even in the week leading up to the event, numbers changed involving last minute tweaks to the plan which were undertaken in your usual efficient and professional way.  It was a fabulous night – the marquee looked amazing and many people commented on the decoration and lighting which, combined with the Wizard of Oz theme,  created a wonderful ambiance.


Everyone I’ve spoken to said they had the best time: wonderful food, great atmosphere and music.  A couple of guests, who hadn’t been before, said they would definitely book a couple of tables for next time.


It has been a delight working with you and I look forward to combining on more projects in the future.

Steve - Deputy Town Clerk, Dorchester Town Council - Festival, Maumbury Rings, Dorchester
29 August 2015

Thank you for all your help again this year.

Andy - Organisor Staff Fun Day - Redlands, Weymouth
28 August 2015

Great marquee, I'll be using you guys again :-)

Snippets of feedback from the last two weeks' work in Dorset
12 August 2015

"All went amazingly well and Marquee was just brilliant."


"Swimmingly as always!"


"Your chaps were most helpful and efficient."


"We had a fantastic day and were so pleased with the hall, it looked amazing so thank you all so much! "


"The event was a fantastic success. Your marquee and staging played a vital part in our entertainment."

Sue - Mother of the bride - Holnest, Sherborne
7 August 2015

I have to say it was all so lovely, like a dream, the lights at night were spectacular and the quality of the sound system first class.


So many people had such a fun time - thank you for playing a part in all the happiness that was created.

Katy and Ben - Bride and Groom - Holnest, Sherborne
7 August 2015

Many thanks for bringing so much magic to our special day!

Zilah and Chris - Bride and Groom - Portland Castle, Castletown, Isle of Portland
1 August 2015

Thank you so much for your service we were very happy with the marquee and I will definitely recommend you to others.

Zara - Mother of the bride - Leigh, Sherborne
25 July 2015

Thank you for all you did to make Katherine's wedding such a stressless and happy one. The marquee was a wonderful venue and absolutely perfect for all our needs. It looked even more stunning than I imagined. It was an inspiration to put one of my small trees inside the marquee and all the windows down one side facing the garden. Altogether it was a triumph! Above all, it was wonderful to have your calm expertise guiding me and to have your unquestioning help over the pulleys. How gorgeous the marquee looked when all the "elements" were put together!


P.S. I totally forgot to mention what a fabulous team you have - so charming and professional - it was a joy to have them "on site".

Julian - Event Organisor - Music in the Park - Child Okeford, Blandford Forum
25 July 2015

The event went extremely well thank you and the marquee and stage performed beautifully - so did the band!


Thanks again.

Lauren and Henry - Bride and Groom - Monkton Wyld, Charmouth
18 July 2015

Thank you so much to Amanda and the team for providing an incredible marquee for our wedding.


You guys were so reliable, responsive and flexible to our needs. We were so happy with the result and your hard work, time, effort, care and attention to detail meant that our day was extra special. We would highly recommend you for any event, you were just fabulous and made our lives so much easier. Thank you

Steve - Promotions and Events Officer - Wellbeing & Beach Volley Ball - Weymouth Beach
14 July 2015

Great marquee and excellent service

Richard - Celebratory Luncheon - East Morden, Wareham
11 July 2015

Thank you again for your prompt and efficient service. The celebratory lunch was a great success.

Sarah and Mike - Parents of the bride
11 July 2015

Thank you all so much for everything.  We were totally thrilled with the Marquee and all your friendly and efficient service.  The whole day went brilliantly!!

Veronica and Andy - Birthday party - Stour Provost, Gillingham
11 July 2015

Well, what a night! A fantastic evening was had by all. We can't thank Western Marquees enough for all the organisation, ideas, efficiency and calmness throughout the planning and the ultimate quality of the equipment supplied. Just perfect. It all made for an amazing evening. And the fact that you were able to recommend so many other things to help make the evening go so well, such as the band (who were incredible!!) really helped turn it all into an utterly memorable event. You are most certainly not just a marquee company.   So a massive, massive thank you!!!

Richard - Exhibitor - Dorset Seafood Festival, Weymouth
11 July 2015

Marquee was brilliant and your lads did a brilliant job!

Emilie and James - Bride and Groom - Kingston Country Courtyard, Corfe Castle, Wareham
4 July 2015

Thanks for everything, the venue looked great with all the lights

Sophie and Andy - Bride and Groom - Osmington, Weymouth
4 July 2015

Thank you so much for your marquee and the great advice that you also provided. We both had a lovely day and many people complimented us on how beautiful the setting was.

Vicki - Events Manager - The Tank Museum, Bovington
27 June 2015

Please pass my thanks onto David & the team for a great set up and set down, everything went to plan and we appreciate all of your efforts.

Peter - Groom - Monkton Wyld Court, Bridport
20 June 2015

The wedding went brilliantly and the marquee and dance floor were both great. Thanks a million for both.

Judy - Mother - 21st Birthday Party - Dorchester
19 June 2015

We were so pleased with how Katharine’s party went on Friday, and in particular the focal point of the marquee – and its dance floor! At dusk it looked beautiful with the various fairy lights and uplighters and the blue floodlights on the house were spectacular.  The lavender growing in the beds under the windows were given a colour boost!


Thank you and the team for the professional way you dealt with the putting up and dismantling of the marquee and especially to David for coming to see us in the first instance.  It made such a difference to our enjoyment of the whole occasion.

Fiona - Bride - Poxwell, Dorchester
6 June 2015

Thank you very much for helping to make Saturday such a success for us all. The marquee was amazing, spacious and light and airy for what was a lovely sunny day. Sam and I were delighted with it, as were our families and guests. The bunting was especially appealing, and I felt the choice of green flooring helped match our relaxed rural theme. And many people commented on how comfortable the chairs were!


Thank you to you and the team for setting up and taking down the structure effectively and efficiently. From start to finish, we knew the process was in hand. My Dad and I felt fully informed about what was being provided and the service was highly professional.


Thank you again, it was a marvellous day for us, and the marquee made it extra special.

Richard - Father of the bride - Poxwell, Dorchester
6 June 2015

We were absolutely delighted with the way things went at the weekend and with your excellent service.  We couldn't be happier and you will come highly recommended to anyone interested in marquees that we come across in future.


Many thanks from us and particularly on behalf of Fiona and Sam

Vicky - Bride - Kingston Country Courtyard, Corfe Castle, Wareham
30 May 2015

The lights looked fantastic in the barn, we were so happy with them.

Caroline - Events Co-ordinator - Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, Bridport
16 May 2015

Just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to you and your team for supplying the marquee & generator for the Spring Tide Food Festival over the weekend of the 16 & 17 May. The event was a huge success and the services that Western Marquees delivered were spot on. I was particularly impressed with the electric set up which was very easy to connect the producers to and for being so flexible with changing the panels and running additional cables to producers situated a little way off from the main festival field.


I look forward to working with you again on other events in partnership with Dorset Food & Drink & NT.


Thank you again. Hope you have a great weekend and a successful 2015 events season!

Liz - Wedding - Arne, Wareham
16 May 2015

Thank you so much for everything, the day was fantastic and everyone had an incredible time.  The stress of preparing for the day, was made so much better by you and the whole team, all being so accommodating and friendly.


Many, many Thanks.



Helen - General Manager, National Trust - Coastal Festival - Stonebarrow, Golden Cap Estate, Dorset
11 May 2015

Please pass on my thanks to David and your wonderful team who have provided us with a fantastic venue for a truly memorable couple of days. The attention to detail and service has been outstanding. I hope to work with you again sometime in the future. Thanks again and best wishes

Nigel - Organisor - Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Fest, Cattistock, Dorset
3 May 2015

I just wanted to say a big ‘Thank you’ for your support in helping us make the Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Fest on Sunday 3rd May 2015 such an enjoyable and successful day. Please can you convey our thanks to all your team who do such a splendid job in ensuring that everything runs smoothly. It really is appreciated.


Your help & assistance has enabled us to raise funds for our local village organisations. Primarily these are the Cricket Club, the Football Club, the Playing Fields and the Savill Hall. The cost of keeping these amenities running is becoming more challenging for small communities. Your help therefore really is appreciated and we can only reiterate “Thank you so Much”


Looking forward to next year

Caroline - Luncheon - Bettiscombe, Bridport
11 April 2015

Our event went beautifully and everything worked perfectly, thank you so much. It looked really pretty with the chiavari chairs, white cloths, blue glasses and a mass of daffodils and primroses.

Sally and Lee - Wedding - Winterborne Steepleton, Dorchester
28 March 2015

Thank you for all of your help. We had a superb day.

Mrs F - Birthday Party - Puddletown, Dorchester
14 March 2015

With thanks for the extremely good service you provided last week.

Jenny and Annette - Organisors - Eat Dorset Food Fair, Beaminster, Bridport
18 October 2014

A huge thank you from us both for all you and your team have done for us - and as always with a smile. We so appreciate all the hard work.

Sara - Facilitator - Dorset County Show, Dorchester
6 September 2014

The marquee was great, thank you so much. I've been extremely impressed by your company and ease of service.


I will definitely recommend your services to others.

Jean - Organisor - Dorset County Show, Dorchester
6 September 2014

Thank  you for a fantastic tent - much appreciated by all our helpers.


Thanks for all your help.

Natasha - Bride - Salway Ash, Bridport
30 August 2014

Thank you both for a wonderful marquee, we truly had the best day of our lives.


Thanks again.

Claire and Russell - Bride and Groom - Gillingham, Dorset
23 August 2014

We had a brilliant day and the marquee looked amazing.


Thanks for all of your help.

Zoe - Mother of the Bride - Cerne Abbas Village Hall, Dorchester
23 August 2014

Many thanks for all your help and advise. It was a great event and the lining looked just right.

Family C - Wedding - Dewlish, Dorchester
16 August 2014

Marquee looks fantastic - thanks to you, David and your team for all your hard work and help.

Ben - Centre Manager, Brewery Square, Dorchester
16 August 2014

Just a quick email to say thanks for all your help this weekend and hope to work with you again soon.

Kate - Bride - Coppleridge Inn, Motcombe
10 August 2014

Thank you for your service - the chairs made such a difference compared with standard covered chairs and your company was really easy and good to work with. Thank you!

Victoria and Philippe - Cerne Abbas VIllage Hall, Dorchester
9 August 2014

Thank you for making our day so memorable, the marquee looked beautiful.

Mr H - Golden Wedding Anniversary - Dorchester
2 August 2014

Our weekend celebration was a great success as the marquee was absolutely right for it.


Many thanks to you and the very cheerful team you have.

Kate and Nick - 50th birthday party - Holnest, Sherborne
12 July 2014

Many thanks - it was fantastic.

Nathalie - Birthday party - Piddletrenthide, Dorchester
5 July 2014

Thanks so much for all your work on the party. The marquee and the lights were great and David and his team were super efficient.

Sara and James - Bride and Groom - Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
21 June 2014

Our grateful thanks to you and your crew for rescuing us and for the hugely competent service. We are very happy clients (please feel free to use us as referees).

Joanne and Christian - Bride and Groom - Compton Valence, Dorchester
14 June 2014

Thank you so much for the marquee you provided for our wedding on 14th June. It was perfect and looked fantastic! Your team were lovely too. Thanks again.

Brian and Julie - Parents of the bride - Compton Valence, Dorchester
14 June 2014

Dear David, Amanda and "The Team",


Thank you all for providing us with such a beautiful marquee for Joanna and Christian's wedding 14/6/2014.


We truly appreciated your patience, help and advice, David and Amanda, the many phone calls all of which gave us reassurance, not forgetting the construction team who made everything look easy and on both visits were always jolly a great team "Western Marquees" and we certainly would  and have recommended you.



Mrs C - 21st birthday party - Netherbury, Bridport
14 June 2014

Many thanks to you and David and the rest of your team for another very happy experience. They are a great bunch.

Sadie and Ben - Bride and Groom - Upton House, Poole
13 June 2014

Your team were fantastic, hardworking and everything they did, the day before and after, was just perfect, along with the weather it was the most beautiful day and the 13th worked again haha


I would like to say a massive thank you for the outstanding service and help you and David gave to Ben and I, you are a fantastic business and I would recommend your service to anyone!


From start to finish it was fantastic, so easy to work with and nothing was too big or small for you to help with!   The guys working with David were amazing and such hard working, please thank them all from us, they even managed to keep the carpet clean ha ha which made my day.   Thank you once again and I am so pleased we hired you.   Best wishes to you, David and your family and Team


Lauren and Stef - Ashton Barn, Martinstown, Dorchester
7 June 2014

Just like to say a big thank to you and your team for all your help. Everything ran so smoothly I will definitely recommend your services to people in the future. Thanks again

Charlie and Andrew - Bride and Groom - Kingston Country Courtyard, Corfe
24 May 2014

We honestly couldn't have been any happier with the marquee, lighting and props and all the team were so friendly and professional. Every guest commented on how good the Western elements looked.


Thanks again to you and David for everything and we'll recommend whoever we can to you.

Nigel - Organisor - Dorset Knob Food Fest, Cattistock
4 May 2014

Please could you thank David and all the team for their excellent service

Sonia - Event Organisor - Rockley Park, Poole
19 April 2014

The event at Rockley Park went extremely well thank you – we had some lovely feedback on the event itself and we had some great photos too of the event taking place and the inside of the marquee looked fabulous. Thank you again for your help and assistance.



Nick & Jacky - Parents of the Bride - Frampton, Dorchester
29 March 2014

Thank you for making our daughter's wedding day so fantastic. Your marquees definitely had the 'wow' factor, with all our guests saying how fantastic they were. Your team of men were very efficient and please pass on our grateful thanks.

Claire - South Dorset Hunt Ball, Piddletrenthide, Dorchester
22 March 2014

Many thanks for all your help - the Ball was a great success!

Clare - South Dorset Point to Point, Milborne St Andrew
2 February 2014

Just to say thank you for all your patience over the last few weeks.  I can't believe how lucky we were with the weather, it was an amazing day. Thank you again, and next year I'll be more "clued up"  

Jane - Mother of Bride - Minterne House, Dorchester
2 November 2013



The marquee was brilliant and absolutely fitted our requirements for Saturday evening. We had loads of positive comments about the bunting, and the noise from the band was well-contained with the speakers facing across the tent rather than down through the diners.


We were all very comfortable, and beautifully warm and dry (just as you said we would be!) despite the wind and rain. The loos were excellent and the walkway between tent and loos worked really well.


Thank you for all your attention to detail...we didn't need the umbrellas in the end, as the rain held off when we were outside...and your excellent service.

Sue - Mother of the bride - Blandford Forum
20 September 2013

Just a note to thank you and David for doing a brilliant job from start to finish, the marquee looked beautiful within the setting and your attention to detail was spot on.


Thank you so much, I will recommend your company whenever it's appropriate

Sarah - Bride - The George Inn, Portland
7 September 2013

May I take this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues for an outstanding service and stunning marquee that went towards creating our perfect wedding day. You have been an absolute pleasure to do business with.

Mary - Organisor - WPNSA
5 September 2013

On behalf of the British Dragon Association I would like to thank you all at Western Marquees for your help and assistance with the marquee at the World Championship. The marquee worked very well in all respects and was a very well received event centre and an elegant dinner venue. Your help, advice and assistance with this was much appreciated.

Catherine - 50th Moroccan Birthday Party - Melcombe Bingham, Dorchester
31 August 2013

Just to say that we have had a huge amount of feedback about the marquee, saying how beautiful it was and how smart and I have, of course, given everyone your name. Thank you and David for creating a wonderful evening - everything was just perfect and there was plenty of space for the 'chill out zone' and tables with room to move between them easily. I think the colour scheme worked very well and everyone loved the starlight and pin spots on the table decorations. You provided a very helpful, personal and efficient service and we will definitely be in touch for our next celebration (give us a year or two!!)


The garden lighting was also lovely, with the string lights leading down to the entrance giving a magical effect and the spots on the house and hedge particularly stunning. The Chinese Hat porch was a great idea and made a good introduction to the oriental theme and the loos were extremely smart. It was also wonderful that you were able to do a smaller marquee on Serena's 18th which was just the right size to create an exotic atmosphere and they all loved the bar!


Thank you again for all your help.

Catherine - 50th Moroccan Birthday Party - Melcombe Bingham, Dorchester
31 August 2013

Thank you very much for your excellent service in providing a superb marquee for Saturday night. The overall effect was fantastic, really dramatic and there was plenty of space! Many thanks again.

Mr & Mrs H - Golden Wedding Anniversary - Netherbury, Bridport
9 August 2013

Many thanks for an excellent job.

Kate & Finn - Bride and Groom - Swallows Rest, Wyke Regis
27 July 2013

Thank you so, so much for all your help, patience and support in choosing the marquee and meeting our requirements. The marquee was amazing and just what I pictured. We had lots of compliments about it and it provided a lovely setting for a perfect day and night.


Thank you for your time and excellent service, it was a real pleasure meeting you and chatting to you.

Paul - Father of the Bride - Wedding, Corscombe
27 July 2013

Could I just thank you and David for making the day an excellent day despite the rain!! We have received many compliments about the Marquee which looked so impressive. All went well. Many thanks for all that you did.

Lynne - Post wedding Luncheon Party, Piddletrenthide
21 July 2013

Please thank everyone for taking such care. We were very grateful.

Mark - Front of House Manager - Centenary Ball, Ferndown Golf Club
6 July 2013

Thanks very much for your services all went well.

Carolyn - Charity Event Host - Yarlington House, Wincanton
22 June 2013

May I take this opportunity to say Thank You for doing a really good job. Your marquee is absolutely fantastic, as mentioned by the Pavilion Opera Company.


Your men are really nice and so obliging AND so kind of you allowing us to pay the final instalment after the event. With a charity do this is always a great help.


See you anyway in two years and hopefully before then.

Elana - 25th Anniversary Silver Ball - Dumpton School, Wimborne
8 June 2013

Thank you for your input to make the evening a very successful event. We have had fantastic, positive feedback.

Amelia and Jonny - Wedding - Broadmayne, Dorchester
1 June 2013

I know that my father has already been in touch but now we're back from honeymoon, Jonny and I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you all for creating such a wonderful venue for our wedding reception!


The marquee looked absolutely spectacular - we loved everything, particularly the daisy light and the incredible dance floor! And we were so impressed with how quickly it went up! We had lots of lovely compliments from our friends and family who all thought the marquee looked amazing.


Thank you for patiently answering all our questions along the way too!

Miles - Father of the bride - Wedding - Broadmayne, Dorchester
1 June 2013

Very  many thanks for everything - exceptional service and attention to detail, cannot thank you enough.

Helen and Will - Wedding - Harry Warren House, Studland
18 May 2013

Having returned from our honeymoon and settling into married life, I wanted to get in touch to say a massive thank you to you, David and your team!


We had such a fantastic Wedding Day and the Marquee and service supplied by yourselves was fantastic.


Right from the start, when Amanda came to see us at home and discuss our requirements, you made it so easy and really listened to what we were looking for. The entire package you provided us was just right for us and we appreciated your honest advice throughout.


Amanda was great on the run up to the wedding, answering my many questions and queries I had and when the Marquee went up, it looked fantastic! You gave us professional yet personal service which we thank you for.


I would be happy to recommend you to others and please do use my email for any testimonials. I do have some fantastic pictures of the Marquee should you wish to have copies of these?


We hope the rest of the year goes well for you all.


Thank you again!

Tim - Opening of Butter Market, Poundbury, Dorchester
3 May 2013

Thank you very much for the arrangement of the marquee. It all went very well. The presentation was excellent.

Ginny and Carl - Wedding, Dewlish, Dorchester
6 April 2013

I also want to say a BIG Thank You to you and your team who made the whole marquee experience at home a great one - your guys were just so quick, friendly and helpful and when they came to take down the marquee it was like a troop of elves came and magicked it all away!!! :-)

  Thank you to you and David for the heater and the lighting - we had a really really lovely day and the marquee looked magical when finished...   Thank you so much for all you and your teams' help..
Emma - 'retiring' Humt Ball Event Organiser
26 March 2013

Many thanks for all your help with the South Dorset Hunt Ball both this year and all my previous years. You definitely make the process less stressful!


This is my last year but I leave it in capable hands. Many thanks.

Mrs W - Celebration of Life, Dorchester
15 January 2013

Thank you so much for your kindly and efficient service - your workforce were very nice and kind too.


We all enjoyed meeting you and thank you for recommending Rebecca Green Catering.

Jenny - Eat Dorset Organiser, Parnham House, Beaminster
13 October 2012

As always thank you for everything you did at the weekend. You always remain calm and positive no matter what is thrown at you last minute which makes it so much easier for us. Thank you to all your most helpful team.

Katrina - Golden Wedding Luncheon, Dorchester
13 October 2012

Thank you - it was all brilliant and the men were efficient and friendly.

Louise - Bride - Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth
14 September 2012

Thanks again for all your hard work, we couldn't have been happier with the Marquee, the lighting and the gobo…we had a magical day and you guys were fantastic in accommodating our requests! A pleasure to work with and we will bear you in mind for corporate events we are running! Thanks again!

Dave - Groom - Motcombe, Shaftesbury
25 August 2012

Thank you for your excellent job.

1 August 2012

I just wanted to thank you and your team for all your hard work on the sailing village. You have been great at responding quickly to get us out of a hole and it was much appreciated. Best wishes for the future.

Emilie and Chris - Bride and Groom - Lorton House, Weymouth
21 July 2012

We would just like to thank you for doing such a fabulous job with the marquee at our wedding. It looked absolutely perfect and was just how we imagined it would be.


We had an absolutely magical day so thank you (and your team) for helping us to create it.

Jennie - Son's wedding - Lorton House, Weymouth
21 July 2012

Yes, it was a wonderful wedding, and the sun shone! We appreciated all the hard work the team put in into making such a lovely marquee for Chris and Emilie, the view from the terrace was great, and probably better than being down on the lawn.

Mr & Mrs Elliott - Garden Party - Pulham, Dorchester
8 July 2012

With many thanks. You and it were so much appreciated by us and so many.

Martine - Daughter's 21st - Poole
7 July 2012

Thank you for everything.


 It was a lovely marquee and we have had a wonderful evening despite the rain. We shall have wonderful memories of the birthday celebrations. I would definitely recommend you.

Lizzie and Duncan - Wedding, Hilton, Blandford Forum
7 July 2012

Many thanks for a brilliant service, the wooden floor was a blessing!


Many thanks for all your help and perseverance in the rain and mud! The marquee was absolutely fantastic and stood up to the conditions admirably.

Tony & Shirley - 21st Birthday Party, Tarrant Keyneston, Blandford
30 June 2012

The party went very well indeed, much enjoyed by all. The marquee was perfect for the occasion and looked fabulous both by day and at night. The black and white theme was just right too. Many thanks to both of you for being so helpful and to your team for being so cheery and pleasant. You made it all very easy.


If anyone looks for recommendation we are more than happy to do that.

Janet - Family luncheon, Puddletown
23 June 2012

Many thanks for all your help.  Everything did go smoothly and it's so good to know that we can turn to you on these occasions with absolute confidence.

Simon - Event Organisor at Lillingston, 21st Birthday Party, Piddletrenthide, Dorchester
16 June 2012

A huge thank you to both you and David and the rest of the team for the marquee on Saturday.  It all looked stunning together. Sorry for the changes and the fact you had to come back on the Saturday but I think you’ll agree the end product was amazing.


 It was a pleasure working with you both.  Hopefully we can do it again soon!!

John & Rosemary - Daughter's wedding, Bridport Golf Club
9 June 2012

The day went very well, the marquee was delightful and created a wonderful light space. We were only sorry you had such awful weather while setting up but, as you know, we were extremely lucky on the day.

Ben - Diamond Jubille Party, Ilchester Estate, Melbury Sampford
4 June 2012

I write to thank you for all your help in making our Jubilee Party such a great success. We had nothing but praise from everyone who attended and all had a thoroughly enjoyable time.


Thank you once again, your help was much appreciated.

Nigel - Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Fest, Cattistock
6 May 2012

Many thanks indeed for all your help in making the Dorset Knob Throwing such a successful event.


Please convey our thanks to all your staff.  

Virginia - The Art of Sport Festival, Weymouth
4 May 2012

The event went well and the marquees looked great!

Pauline & Ray - Daughter's Wedding, Frome Vauchurch
14 April 2012

We were delighted with the two marquees. We would be very happy to recommend your services to any potential customers. Please feel free to ask them to phone us for a personal recommendation.


Apart from the hiccup with one of the heaters (which somehow got turned off - not sure what happened there) everything you provided was first class.



Ruth - BMI Hospitality South Dorset Point to Point
19 February 2012

The event went well, thank-you and I have to say the marquee was great.


 If we do it again we will stick with the blow heater as that was brilliant!

Athena - Handover Ceremony London2012.com
16 February 2012

It was very much a success in part to the wonderful service you provided (and brilliant heater!)


Thanks again.

Mrs R - Funeral Wake, Piddlehinton
21 October 2011

Thank you for the service you provided.  Although we were ‘cosy’ in the marquee, we all agreed that the smaller size was the most appropriate.  We were grateful that your staff removed everything so promptly on Monday and we were pleased with the way in which they carried out their work.  It was a professional operation.


Should I be asked to recommend a marquee company in the future I would have no hesitation in recommending you.

Jenny - Eat Dorset Food Fair, Parnham House, Beaminster
15 October 2011

As always a huge thank you from us for your patience and support with providing the marquee for Eat Dorset. Can't quite believe another year is over and the deer park looks like nothing has ever happened there!

Mrs G - Funeral Wake, Osmington
8 October 2011

I needn't have worried about the size of the marquee we filled it and it all went perfectly, even though it was a sad occasion. Thank you for your help and advice.

Liz - 90th birthday celebration, Marnhull
10 September 2011

Thank you so much for your part in a great day!

Lyn and Paul Wedding - Hooke Court, Nr Beaminster
27 August 2011

Just wanted to thank you both so much for your help and excellent service. The marquee was fantastic - the extra space made the venue just perfect.  We all had a wonderful time and even the sun shone!


Thank you all again for such a helpful, professional and caring service (and for your patience!)


Wishing you all the best.

Summer Ball
6 August 2011

Your crew are here now dismantling and have represented Western Marquees very well, efficient, courteous and discreet.

Cassandra and Steve Wedding – Nothe Fort, Weymouth
2 July 2011

Thank you for the lovely marquee it was wonderful and the weather perfect. We will definitely recommend you to others in the area.



Parents’/Teachers’ Ball – Dumpton School, Wimborne
11 June 2011

Thank you very much for the wonderful service and super Marquee! Everyone said how lovely it looked.


Once again, thank you for supplying us with the perfect marquee for our event.

Imogen Wedding – Morden Village Hall, Wareham
28 May 2011

We all wanted to thank you for the excellent service we received. The wedding went so well, and thank you also for providing last minute heating, saved it as the weather was chilly.


I saw you advertised through google, you were local and looked professional. The quotations were very clear and quick, you also made it easy for us the change certain things as we went along. I would definitely recommend your services. The men you had putting the marquee up were very helpful.


Thanks again.

May Day Rally – Borough Gardens, Dorchester – 2 May 2011
2 May 2011

Thank you for providing such a great stage and Marquee.


I heard about you through the production sound team Octopia and they suggested you would be the best for our May Day event.  I also heard a lot of praise during Trades Union Council meetings on the great service you had provided for private functions. The quotation was very clear and very prompt.  It was extremely helpful when needing to be clear on funds. You were extremely competitive on price.  I was delighted with the price, and felt like I received quality for the price. I would recommend Western Marquees to everyone and anyone, since the service, the marquees and the price were brilliant. There are no areas I would consider needing improving.  The whole service was professional, friendly and sensitive to client needs.

The Trades Union Council were very pleased with the Marquee and stage, and we would definitely use your services again.

Kelly and Mathew Wedding - Lorton House, Weymouth
24 April 2011

Following our wedding which took place on 24th April 2011, we would just like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in the erecting and organising of the marquee from the planning stages right the way through to dismantling it after the event.  We had a fabulous day and the feedback from the guests was that they thought the marquee look stunning.


The planing stage was very clear and the quotation easy to understand as well as being adaptable to suit our needs for our ever changing and increasing guest list.


We were reassured that due to previous visits to the site where our reception was being held we were in safe hands both with the size of marquee which was suitable for the level area and also the placement of the toilets etc.


The great organisation provided by Western Marquees and the reassurance of being just a phone call away helped our day to run smoothly.  We would not hesitate in recommending your services.


We would just like to thank you all once again for helping to make our day so special.

Wendy on behalf of the Social Committee
1 January 1970

Many thanks for your email and invoice, which will be settled by the club promptly.  I wished to thank you both personally for the attention and service I have received from you.  It is never easy putting on an event for the first time but you have both helped enormously, thank you.


I think I can say the 114 people that attended the Summer Party had a really good time, and despite some wet and windy weather the marquee kept us all warm and dry, and a good time was had by all.


Many people commented on the look of the marquee and in particular the starlight ceiling was a big success.  I am sure we will wish to book that again.


Many thanks again and best wishes for the rest of the summer season.

Steve Weymouth & Portland Borough Council Beach Kite Festival – Weymouth Beach – 1 May 2011
1 January 1970

How did you hear about us? Internet colleague Was the quotation clear? YES Were we competitive on price? YES Did you benefit from the site visit (if applicable)? YES IMPORTANT & HELPFUL Would you recommend Western Marquees? CERTAINLY Are there any areas you consider need to be improved?


Seona Wedding – 14 May 2011
1 January 1970

Robert and I would like to thank you and your men very much indeed for an excellent service that we cannot fault in any way.  The marquee was superb and enabled us and our families and friends to have a really wonderful wedding reception – thank you again. Please do publish our words of praise on your website; they are very sincere and delivered with the warmth that reflects our gratitude.  There are not many organisations today that can deliver a faultless service with a cheery smile in the way that you and your men did – thank you again.


Kind regards,

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