Bespoke. Traditional. Vintage. Whatever your celebration create your unique venue with one of our elegant canvas canopies.
Shades are based in Yorkshire and travel throughout the UK and Europe, specialising in hiring a variety of traditional canvas marquees and tents; our range includes a host of different styles from more traditional Indian Grand Pavilion and Raj marquees, to our Sailcloth tents which are brand new for 2016. Somewhere in between all of these is a fabulous Vintage Army Tent and a range of bars, furniture and accessories to add the finishing touches.
Our up-to-date range offers something to suit every occasion and we are happy to furnish the tents in the style of your choice, be it contemporary, traditional or something completely different. At Shades we pride ourselves on attention to detail, the quality and presentation of our marquees and tents, and all our equipment. With our years of experience in the events industry you can be assured that your Wedding, Celebration or Party will be perfect.
We would be delighted to work closely with you to personalise every detail of your tent. With just a little creativity and imagination, you will be amazed at what we can achieve.
If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, then give us a call or contact us by email. We are a rapidly expanding company and we’re always adding new and unique items to our stock. If you want it and we don’t have it, we’ll get it (even if we have to build it ourselves)!
'...just to say the most enormous heartfelt thank you for all your fabulous help for our wedding. Your Indian tent was more than beautiful, it was the most exquisite, gorgeous and incredible tent in the whole world, we can't thank you enough... you were the loveliest team to work with ever and we have so so much to thank you for, we really do...'
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Marquees and tents are an ever popular choice for a variety of celebrations and weddings – their flexibility and, in more recent years, huge choice of styles mean that they offer the ultimate blank canvas for any event. We understand that marquee events do require a bit more planning and are always more than happy to […]
Katherine Jenkins, Jonathan Antoine, the National Symphony Orchestra – all at Bolton Abbey for one magnificent evening…and even the sun shone! Saturday night really was one to remember and we were delighted to have been asked to provide the VIP tent for the evening. The views were of course magnificent, and our Aurora Sailcloth tent […]
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