But What If It’s Raining?

One concern with having an outdoor Tipi wedding is “What if it rains?”

Unfortunately this is always going to be a worry for those couples who get married in the UK thanks to our delightfully varied and unpredictable British weather. However, there are a few things that can help you feel at least a little prepared (other than doing a sun dance every day in the run up to your wedding!).

1. Hire an additional Tipi for extra space for you and your guests. This will give you more standing and mingling room. With a bar, large open fireplace and a relaxed lounge, it works perfectly as a reception tent.

2. Have a basket of umbrellas – you can either hire some from us or buy some wonderfully quirky ones which match your colour scheme. Or how about these fabulous heart shaped ones? They’re perfect for a wedding! Come rain or shine, they also make for great accessories for fabulous photos – you could even give these to your guests as wedding favours. You never know, if the sun is shining they may come in handy for some shade!

 

3. Get a few “cuddle blankets”. If anyone is feeling a bit chilly they can cosy up in one. Again, they can be hired in to save you buying them and are a wonderful feature if placed in a quirky wooden box or basket.

4. We recommend some little extras such as heaters, a large open fireplace or possibly even some warm, mulled cider behind the bar for an out of season wedding.

5. Have the sides of the Tipis down. If the forecast for the day is looking a little wet then we can fix the sides of the Tipis down. It’ll just add to the cosiness and intimacy of your wedding.

Finally, when you’ve checked the forecast and seen rain drops rather than a big sun – DO NOT PANIC! Breathe and move on – rain is something you may have to contend with when planning an outdoorsy Tipi wedding so embrace it! Nothing is going to ruin your big day so always bear that thought in mind.

And if you do all of the above, then no doubt the sun will be shining!

To learn more on how Tentario can help you plan your own Tipitastic event, contact us today.

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