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SAMI TIPI SPRING OPEN 2017 AT BAWDON LODGE FARM
Blog post designed and written by Victoria M B :)
A beautiful sunny tropical inspired Wedding Showcase for couples looking for outdoor wedding inspiration or alternative ideas and something a little unique.
The wedding showcase was held at the stunning Bawdon Lodge Farm that is in the heart of the Charnwood Forest near to Loughborough, Ashby de la Zouch, Birmingham and the counties of Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and the East Midlands and West Midlands.
The owners Lynn & Richard host Tipi Weddings and Marquee Weddings and celebrations for couples and clients looking at using their own unique concepts, or stylists ideas for their event. A wonderfully beautiful and stunningly picturesque countryside venue with super areas for photographs, ‘So much more than a field on a Farm!’
Bawdon Lodge Farm, Nanpantan Road, Loughborough, LE12 9YE
The fabulous Tipis that the Wedding Showcase was held in on the day were set up and provided by the fantastic company Sami Tipi.
Sami Tipi helps you create your ideal event, a superb corporate event or magical or alternative wedding. Sami Tipi offer happy stunning tipis with chill- out areas, nordic pine tables with benches and chairs, bamse indoor fire place, chill out furniture and magical fairy lights.
Old Hall Farm, Derby Road, Swarkestone, Derby, DE73 7JB
Just a few of the wonderful exhibitors there on the day offering unique, talented and professional services were:
Polly and Me offer unique stationary and wedding signage. Polly and Me specialise in bespoke handwritten modern calligraphy event signs & stationary.
We loved the tropical and greenery inspired theme, bringing the outdoors into the tipis and of course the peacock chairs too. See Tickety boo events website for lots of wedding inspiration and amazing wedding styling ideas.
For absolutely fabulous artistic wedding cakes, see Yummy Little Cakes, for something totally amazing!
The absolutely awesome vintage photo caravan booth was also in at Bawdon Lodge Farm for fun photos at the showcase.
Also entertaining the couples at the wedding Showcase were the amazing Flambe Circus Theatre, with fire shows, stilt walkers, table entertainers, living statues, bubbleologists, aerialists, dancers, glow/LED shows, walkabout characters, jugglers, living tables, balloon sculptures or acrobats.
Ed Brown Photography’s happy chilled team on the day, were Ed, Victoria and the sticker master Jonathan. It was a great day, fantastic atmosphere, lots of fun, laughter and ‘Good Vibes’.
There were lots of other amazing wedding suppliers there too, sorry if we have missed you off, just let us know and we will happily add you to our blog :)
Tipi Weddings and Festival Inspired Weddings-
Some possible things to think about for your fabulous Tipi Wedding or Festival Wedding
What is your budget
Find which venues regularly have Tipi Weddings
Decide on the style of your Tipi Wedding
Think about the space you will need and how many guests you are inviting
Consider the season and weather
Choose your lighting
Decide on your decor
Make arrangements for decorating the Tipi and the dates you can decorate it and take decorations down
Create a floor plan
Organise caterers and a catering tent or nearby building- see our suppliers page for wedding caterers
Battery powered lighting in jam jars or solar lights at night so guests can see their way to the toilets as it will get dark later in the evening
Look at photographers work who have photographed a Tipi Wedding previously
Styled shoot at Bawdon Lodge Farm with Sami Tipi
Ed at Ed Brown Photography, photographed a wonderful styled shoot on the Friday too with two models, a bride and a flower girl and also photographed lots of amazing images of the styled interior and exterior of the Tipi at Bawdon Lodge Farm.
The Ed Brown Photography team on the day of the showcase on Sunday had a happy chilled (but very busy), laughter filled day, it was a real pleasure to be part of the event and chat to so many lovely couples and suppliers.
The next Sami Tipi Showcase will be held at the wonderful Pipewell Hall in Northamptonshire on Sunday 4th June however unfortunately you won't be able to see us there this time but please contact us to find out more about our fabulous creative wedding photography services and to visit us at our welcoming office in the heart of the Midlands. We love Tipi Weddings and come and see some of our amazing luxury albums and have a chat with Ed about your wonderful wedding plans.
Happy days, Peace and love and Good times. We hope to hear from you soon :)