Good lighting, when done right, in any setting will contribute to a harmonious, ambient, or rock n roll atmosphere. When considering your marquee theme, it is essential to think about the lighting as not only do they dictate the mood but make for beautiful decorations.
There is a good variety of lighting types that can be used within a marquee setting. Festoon, Pin Spots, Internal Up Lights, chandeliers and even fairy lights, can all be used in a way to enhance your marquee event. Combined with natural light and timings throughout the day, lighting can play a unique part in adding to the effectiveness of the occasion.
The most popular of marquee events, is usually that of a wedding. Weddings are celebratory occasions, but the afternoon transition to evening within a marquee can be further enhanced with complementary lighting. Lighting that dictates the mood for the first dance, to the long-awaited speeches, before the disco lights kick in. And another usually undervalued point of lighting, is the lighting that leads the way to the outdoor toilets which can be used to highlight beautiful trees or foliage.
Lighting can either aid the atmosphere or detract from it if done incorrectly. We are experts when it comes to marquee’s and with our experience, we will do our utmost to ensure you get the desired atmosphere to match the occasion.
Accent lighting aids lighting levels throughout the day, giving depth and focus to certain areas of the marquee. Spotlights, down lights, and table lamps are good ways to work the atmosphere with accent lighting.
Ambient lighting can be achieved through positioning soft lights in particular points of your marquee. Using reflective surfaces such as mirrors to bounce light around the marquee makes clever use of your space and is a great way to create an ambient effect.
Marquees will often have different zones, for a buffer, main table at a wedding or dance area. Enhance these areas with the correct light balance to ensure areas simply blend and yet give an air of difference. And do not overlook the chandelier, these are excellent focal points and look great above the formal seating area.