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Wow With a Tented Winter Wedding

Tented Winter Wedding

Tented Winter Wedding

Winter is slowly but surely descending on the Southern Hemisphere, so we imagine the last thing you were expecting was an article outdoor tented weddings, right? Surely we must have completely misplaced our marbles? After all, tented weddings are summer affairs. Not so? Well, get ready to challenge a few of your preconceived notions on alfresco weddings, because we’re here to tell you that tented winter weddings are one of the emerging trends for 2018.

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Spellbinding Stargazing Spots in South Africa

Spellbinding Stargazing Spots in South Africa

Spellbinding Stargazing Spots in South Africa

Living in South Africa, we have the incredible privilege of being within striking distance of some of the world’s foremost stargazing destinations. This is mainly due to the fact that there are vast portion of our country that is still remote enough not to suffer from the light pollution that obscures our view of the stars in large metropolitan areas.

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Stretching Your Floorspace

Outdoor Venue Tents

Increase Your Venue’s Size with a Stretch Tent

Do you own a restaurant, coffee shop or eatery? Then the term “season” means something completely different to you than to the rest of the world, doesn’t it? None of this autumn, winter, spring, summer for you. You have only two seasons: hectic and dead. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to stop the cash freeze from eating into your fairweather profits? If only there was a way to expand your floor space when things are looking up and to cut away the dead wood when trade drops off… Tentickle can help you stretch (pun intended) your floor space and your profits.

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Tips for a Lovely Al Fresco Christmas in South Africa

Al Fresco Christmas in South Africa

Al Fresco Christmas in South Africa

When you think ‘Christmas’, chances are you’re thinking snow, reindeer, twinkling wreaths and roasted chestnuts. However, down in the southern hemisphere, things are a little different. By the time December 25th rolls around, families in South Africa and other African countries are in the midst of sweltering summer, breaking out the sunscreen and heading to the beach in droves.

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Pop Culture Wedding Themes to Inspire Your Big Day

Pop Culture Wedding Themes to Inspire Your Big Day

A Fairytale Wedding… Literally

Does the very idea of a white wedding with rose bouquets and neutral-yet-snazzy cumberbunds make you want to fall asleep in your soup from utter boredom? You are not alone. Around the globes, bridal parties are blazing the trail with all sorts of fun wedding themes that set the stage for a festive celebration, rather than just a run-of-the-mill ceremony and reception.

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5 Non-negotiable Outdoor Wedding Must-Haves

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5 Non-negotiable Outdoor Wedding Must-Haves

Getting ready to host an outdoor wedding in 2018? Listen up ladies and gents! Having the following five non-negotiable outdoor wedding must-haves in place will pave the way to a lovely al fresco event without any unnecessary hiccups.

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5 Novel Outdoor Wedding Venues in the Western Cape

Outdoor Wedding Venues in the Western Cape

Outdoor Wedding Venues in the Western Cape

The Western Cape is one of South Africa’s wedding meccas, and with good reason – it’s absolutely gorgeous and there is such a wide variety of venues to choose from. In spring and summer, outdoor weddings are extremely popular. The Western Cape is a winter-rainfall region, so the likelihood of inclement weather is very small. As such, many bridal parties choose to have al fresco events to celebrate their nuptials.

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Ideas for Outdoor Corporate Entertaining

Outdoor Corporate Entertaining

Outdoor Corporate Event Tents

Spring has sprung, and summer will soon be here. So, it’s time to get out of the office, swap the boardroom for the open air and make the most of the great outdoors.

For the last few months, thanks to the cold and sometimes wet weather, marketing managers and event planners will have been limited to creating corporate events inside. But with the weather changing, there is a whole new world open to creative and fun events that make the most of the great outdoors.
“But it rains in summer too?” we hear you say. Yes, it does. But thanks to our specially patented range of waterproof stretch tent fabrics a little bit of rain won’t dampen the spirits of the day.
Our stretch tents can be branded, come in a variety of colours, are made to any specific size and are easy to put up, take down and store.

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How to Throw the Perfect Vintage Wedding

Perfect Vintage Wedding

Create the Vintage Wedding of Your Dreams

It is hard to define vintage as a theme, but at the same time, it is very distinct. Vintage conjures up images of the 1920s, ’30s, and 40s. A throwback to times gone by, vintage themed weddings have become very popular today. Timeless, beautiful and romantic, a vintage wedding is the perfect setting in which to say “I do.” Soft. Pretty. Muted colours and textured fabrics. Antique. Lace. Simple and elegant without being formal. Natural and flowy.

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Winter Wonderland Wedding Ideas

Ten Winter Wedding Ideas

Ten Winter Wedding Ideas

While summer might be the traditional and more popular option when it comes to choosing a time to get married, winter weddings are becoming more and more popular. The availability of venues, the lower off-season costs, the uniqueness of a winter wedding. There is also something very romantic about winter. Perhaps it’s the sparkly imagery conjured up by snow and ice, or the idea of snuggling with the one you love in the cold weather to stay warm, or perhaps it’s the sweeping snowy mountain vistas, the deep rich colours, the images of roaring fires, hot chocolate with marshmallows or warm furry jackets. The list of winter wonders is endless.

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