We’ve hired our tents to hundreds of weddings and events since 2013 and worked alongside countless businesses. Here is a select pick of our most trusted and favoured suppliers. We have previous experience with each, and recommend them all highly as experts in their field.
- The PLANNING
- The PHOTOGRAPHY
- The FLOWERS
- The VENUE
- The FOOD & DRINK
- The DECORATION
- The STATIONERY
- The ENTERTAINMENT
- ROCKS & FROCKSThe Planning
- KATRINA OTTER WEDDINGSThe Planning
- KOOK EVENTSThe Planning
- MIRABELLA WEDDINGSThe Planning
- SONGBIRD WEDDINGSThe Planning
- VV RAVENThe Flowers
- DAISY ELLENThe Flowers
- FEATHER & FERNSThe Flowers
- WATERBABY FLOWERSThe Flowers
- WILLOW & WOLF FLOWERSThe Flowers
- THRIVE FLORISTRYThe Flowers
- MICHAEL HILBROWNThe Flowers
- BEN BULL PHOTOGRAPHYThe Photography
- JOHN WOODWARDThe Photography
- HUSHABYE FILMSThe Photography
- THE LETTER HIRE PEOPLEThe Decoration
- BESPOKE PARTY BANDSThe Entertainment
- 3D EVENTSThe Entertainment
- ONE PART LOVE BAKERYThe Food & Drink
- CAMBRIDGE WINE MERCHANTSThe Food & Drink
- THE LINTON KITCHENThe Food & Drink
- OH MY CAKERYThe Food & Drink
- BOXED EVENTSThe Food & Drink
- HELENE MILLOTThe Decoration
- BUMBLE BELLThe Decoration
- HALL&CO EVENT DESIGNThe Planning
- HALL&CO | DINEThe Food & Drink
- PROVENANCE KITCHENThe Food & Drink
- GRAPE & FIGThe Food & Drink
- ANTHOLOGY VINTAGE HIREThe Decoration
- ROSE & DANDYThe Decoration
- CMA HIREThe Decoration
- LUNA GLITTER BARThe Entertainment
- THE RURAL COFFEE PROJECTThe Food & Drink
- GATHER BARSThe Food & Drink
- FJS PHOTOGRAPHYThe Photography
- EMILY LITTLE PHOTOGRAPHYThe Photography
- CRAIG WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHYThe Photography
- SAFFRON CATERERSThe Food & Drink
- CROWN CATERINGThe Food & Drink
- LITTLE PIGGY CATERINGThe Food & Drink
- BRIDGE END GARDENSThe Venue
- THE BARNS AT LODGE FARMThe Venue
- HATFIELD FORESTThe Venue
- JACKLETTS MEADOWThe Venue
- PEN & FOLDThe Stationery
- OOPS A DOODLEThe Stationery
- RIVER NENE COTTAGESThe Venue
- HOLYWELL HALLThe Venue
- WEDHEADThe Decoration
- THE FIZZ BUSINESSThe Food & Drink
- BARN DRIFTThe Venue
- KINGSWATER LAKEThe Venue
- NICKI SHEAThe Photography
- BROLLY BUCKETThe Decoration
- FURTHO MANOR FARMThe Venue
- ANSTEY HALLThe Venue
ROCKS & FROCKS
@RandFweddings | firstname.lastname@example.org
Award winning Planners, Vanessa and Dom of R&F have fast become ‘The TIPI Wedding Planners’ – experts in all the behind-the-scenes details of hosting an outdoor wedding. From ceremonies of 20 to 200 there is nothing this super team can’t handle on your behalf. *They are also the team behind other LBB business, The Letter Hire People (see The Decoration)*
KATRINA OTTER WEDDINGS
@KatrinaOtterWed | Katrina@katrinaotterweddings.co.uk
Super-chic Planner of the Year 2017, Katrina is tip-top of her game when it comes to creating laidback-luxe weddings and parties. Planner at one of our recommended venues Holywell Hall (pictured) and Resident Planner at Coco Wedding Venues – we love her exquisite styling, and personable approach.
@KookEvents | email@example.com
Fun is at the heart of everything Kook do. April creates awesome, effortlessly cool, style-led weddings and events which totally reflect your unique personality. “Your big day really can be whatever you want it to be – nothing feels better than tearing up the rulebook!”
@MirabellaWeddings | firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel is one of the loveliest ladies in the game and her style is all about effortless sophistication. Whether it’s a one-day celebration or full weekend affair, she will help you plan it all. Creating a relaxed atmosphere for you and your guests to create long-lasting memories.
@Songbird_Weddings | email@example.com
Based in the same Essex/Cambridgeshire border as us, Katie at Songbird Weddings has been collaborating with us since her fab business began. Now a columnist for Festival Brides, and the founder of The Rustic Wedding Show, there’s little that she doesn’t know about creating festival weddings.
@VVRavenFloral | firstname.lastname@example.org
Stylist and floral designer VV Raven has been creating beautiful arrangements in our Tipis for a couple of years now. Working with a mixed medium of fresh and faux flowers, Jo likes to champion British flora and fauna whenever she can, preferring wild informal arrangements.
@DaisyEllenUK | email@example.com
We fell in love with Daisy’s work at a 2018 TIPI Wedding (pictured). But as a 3 times RHS Chelsea Flower Show Medallist and 2014 Best in Show(!) we hardly need to tell you how amazing this team is.
FEATHER & FERNS
@FeatherandFerns | firstname.lastname@example.org
Becky has been honing her craft since she was 14 years old, working in florist shops, creating bouquet designs for High St giants M&S and, in 2017 winning gold(!) at RHS Chelsea. She cites her favourite style as a combination of wild garden foliage and herbs with unusual flowers.
@WaterbabyFlowers | email@example.com
Since 2005, Claire has been creating Fine Art Floristry and running hugely popular floral workshops. We love her un-done style and we’re pretty sure she’s one of the smiliest people you’ll have the pleasure of meeting. This multi-talented lady is also the sparkle behind Luna Glitter Bar (see The Entertainment).
WILLOW & WOLF FLOWERS
@WillowAndWolfFlowers | firstname.lastname@example.org
Drawing on her background in art and jewellery design, Juliet’s passion is colour and texture and her creations are luxurious yet natural looking. Her business was formed in 2015 and is based in Cambridge. We love this shot, styled by fellow LBB Supplier Mirabella Weddings at recommended LBB Venue Anstey Hall.
@Thrive_Floristry | email@example.com
Starting in a flower shop in Bury St Edmunds, this 2nd generation business is a 3-time Gold Medal winner at RHS Chelsea, AND 3-time(!) published author of beautiful floristry books. Claire is truly passionate about the flowers she creates for all events. *new website coming soon*
@MichaelHilbrown | Michael@michaelhilbrown.co.uk
Heading his team, Michael has gone from strength-to-strength in his relatively young floristry business, established in 2015. But having presented an arrangement to HRH QE Herself AND been shortlists for position of Buckingham Palace Florist(!) it is undoubtable that he’ll keep making magic happen from his Essex studio. We love his slightly formal stylings.
BEN BULL PHOTOGRAPHY
@BenBullPhoto | firstname.lastname@example.org
Friend and neighbour to CambTentCo, Ben has long been responsible for some of our favourite shots of our tents and you’ll see his pics dotted around our website and brochures. He’s a delight to have around and you can tell this in his relaxed shots of perfectly happy couples.
@JohnWoodwardPhotography | email@example.com
John is best in John’s own words. Self-confessed ‘geek’, his bio is endearingly just like him; offbeat, quirky, different but contagiously likeable! In his words, “You will get me 100% on your day, invisible by being visible, discreet, helpful and there to capture the most important day of your life.”
@hushabyefilms | firstname.lastname@example.org
Working for over 15 years in broadcast television, as a shooting Producer/Director, Jade is a calm and highly experienced film maker. She beautifully captures all those amazing little instances, those funny and poignant moments, and all those details you’ve spent months planning, into short bespoke films for you to treasure.
THE LETTER HIRE PEOPLE
@theLetterHirePeople | email@example.com
With over 15 years Wedding Industry experience, Vanessa & Dom, (of R&F Weddings) started sister company, The Letter Hire People in 2015 at the demand of their clients. What started as satisfying the needs of a couple of planning couples quickly expanded into one of the largest letter hire providers in the UK today.
BESPOKE PARTY BANDS
@BespokePartyBands | firstname.lastname@example.org
Heloise heads up Bespoke Party Bands – a unique collective of experienced and dynamic musicians, who specialise in providing cool and contemporary live music performances for any event. All the musician’s requirements are taken care of on your behalf, with a mind to tailoring entertainment and a bespoke musical service just for you.
@3D-Events-Company | email@example.com
Started in 2006 by a group of experienced event managers, designers and technicians, 3D Events provide technical services across the UK from their Cambridgeshire base. From staging and sound to lighting and fireworks(!) they can tailor it all to suit any size or scale of event; from wedding ceremonies to large concert arenas.
ONE PART LOVE BAKERY
@OnePartLoveBakery | firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd generation, family business One Part Love was actually started by the youngest; grand-daughter, Jess. With recipes learnt from Grandma Anne, Nanna and Mum Sherryll, all their cakes are made with only the finest ingredients, (“and one part love”). We just think they’re stunning to look at and delicious to eat – and really, what more could you want?
CAMBRIDGE WINE MERCHANTS
@CambridgeWineMerchants | email@example.com
Award Winning wine merchants Cambridge Wines will be instantly familiar to you if you’ve ever taken a jaunt (or punt) across the city. With shops and bars dotted throughout Cambridge, we are really proud to be one of the first to introduce their newest bespoke bar venture. With more knowledge on wine than could be believed, James heads up a team whose aim is to design the most exceptional wine menu, tailored to you, for your event.
THE LINTON KITCHEN
@theLintonKitchen | firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in the chocolate-box pretty High St of Linton, Cambridgeshire, Gemma and her team bake and create cakes and desserts that are insanely good! This dessert-scape from our Open Day in 2017 is simply stunning.
OH MY CAKERY
@Oh.My.Cakery | *website coming soon*
Frosted cake specialist, Kirsty has created bright, pop-style cakes that took a passion for baking into a fab, sweet business. Cake-scapes, doughnut walls, and new (we predict a trend ..) hanging cake swings(!) from our AW18 Open Day – everything she makes is creative with a sense of fun and we think it’s brilliant.
@BoxedEventsCambs | email@example.com
James and his team have been making these amazing tasters for our Open Days for a couple of years now and there is never a morsel left! Catering for any style and size of event, Boxed Events can make food from barbeque or buffet to banquet and formal dining.
@HeleneMillot_decor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Timeless tableware in the shape of cutglass, unusual cutlery and elegant crockery. We love to see Katharine’s items in our tents as they dress our rustic tables fantastically. Shown here are her brand-new concrete plates which we predict will look amazing in modern designs, as well as rustic styling.
@BumbleBellTents | email@example.com
We’ve often been asked if we also provide tents for accommodation alongside our event tents. So we are extremely excited to announce that we have teamed with the brilliant Bumble Bell Tents who, we think you can see, furnish their tents to an exceptional standard and can create whole pop-up villages for your wedding or event. Be sure to tell Sam that you are booking through us for exclusive rates on bookings with her.
HALL&CO EVENT DESIGN
@HallandCoEventDesign | Elizabeth@hallandcoeventdesign.co.uk
We’ve thoroughly enjoyed having Elizabeth and her team decorating and planning with our tents for lots of weddings in Summer 2018. A full-service events company they cover everything from planning to decor, catering to logistics. Their styling is romantic but modern which we think is the perfect balance in any of our tent styles.
HALL&CO | DINE
@HallandCoEventDesign | DINE | Elizabeth@hallandcoeventdesign.co.uk
As well as expert wedding and event planners, stylists and decorators; Hall&Co also provide catering for their clients. Creating bespoke menu’s for every event, we can personally vouch for the deliciousness of the food and their presentation is simply stunning.
@ProvenanceKitchen | firstname.lastname@example.org
From their amazing original airstream, Kate and her team serve restaurant quality, modern British Food. Based in Cambridge, but serving the UK they also have a converted rice trailer horsebox serving seasonl British Tacos. We’ve had them parked alongside our Tipis and Stretch Tents on lots of weddings and events and can say, hand on heart, their food is DELICIOUS.
GRAPE & FIG
@GrapeandFig | email@example.com
Almost needing no introduction, Grape&Fig is the UK’s first luxe grazing caterer. We were blown away by the display created at our 2018 Open Day in our Tipis. Artfully arranged food combinations and florals take ‘buffet’ to a whole new level.
ANTHOLOGY VINTAGE HIRE
@AnthologyVintageHire | firstname.lastname@example.org
From bikes to books, trunks to tables Amy’s stock is some of the nicest around. You can often find her unique vintage props and furniture in our tents as they compliment each other so well. We especially love her rugs and ornate French sofas.
ROSE & DANDY
@Rose_and_Dandy | email@example.com
With furniture hire, prop house and floral styling, Rose & Dandy is a wedding design company that creates the PERFECT balance of modern rustic. Table-scaping, ceremony backdrops and commission builds amongst the many things Ellie can create, we just think she makes magic.
@CMAhire | firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1988, long established hire business CMA has ben looked after by the lovely, and incredibly knowledgeable Emily. From linen, crockery and glassware to tables and catering equipment; there is little that this company can’t hire to any size of event across East Anglia.
LUNA GLITTER BAR
@LunaGlitterBar | email@example.com
Bedeck guests with sparkle! Claire and her girls (complete with sequin outfits) are just so lovely and make everyone smile. Complete that picture by throwing a heck of a lot of [eco!] glitter at it and you’ll know it’s a good time. From detailed make-up designs to back and chest pieces, glitter beards (yup) and hair. A real talking point and injection of fun at weddings and parties.
THE RURAL COFFEE PROJECT
@RuralCoffeeProject | firstname.lastname@example.org
From their awesome Landrover 127 ‘Daisy’, Rural Coffee Project serve delicious coffee and tea. Not to be confused with a WI style effort, this is proper coffee-shop caffeine hits to present to guests – an evening pick-me-up or a day-after morning treat? Whatever you choose, Hannah and Andy are charming company to have around and we think they’re brilliant.
@GatherBars | email@example.com
Matt has been bringing his various bars to our tents over the last few years and it’s always great to see what new style he’s coming up with. Available to hire, fully stocked and serviced, Gather Bars own a host of mobile and pop-up bars to suit any size or style of event.
@FJSphotography.insta | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicki is a portrait and wedding photographer based in Bedfordshire. We agree with her glowing testimonials from clients – that she is delightful to get along with, which makes her the perfect person to invite into your most important day. We love these shots of a Tipi Wedding she captured for us in 2017.
EMILY LITTLE PHOTOGRAPHY
@EmilyLittlePhotography | email@example.com
Wedding Photographer and drone pilot(!) Emily shot our tents at both our 2018 Open Days and we LOVE her images. With a decade of capturing over 200 weddings, she’s pretty fantastic at what she does; which is to capture the atmosphere of a moment, exquisitely.
CRAIG WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHY
@CraigOWilliams | firstname.lastname@example.org
Craig is absolutely expert when it comes to capturing the atmosphere of the day, in informal shots where you look like you (and not ‘official photo’ you). We’re so proud to share our home stomping ground with Craig, who has become one of the UKs leading wedding photographers.
@SaffronCaterersandEvents | email@example.com
A team of Michelin Star trained chefs are available to cater to any size of wedding or corporate event. Kelly is a total joy to work with and will guide you through all stages of planning a bespoke menu to create exactly what you want – whatever your favourite thing to eat! Whether it’s a 5 course dinner or a grab-a-plate BBQ.
@CCCambridge | firstname.lastname@example.org
Newmarket based Crown Catering was established in 2007 and has provided a bespoke catering service to some very prestigious clients over the past decade. We’ve loved seeing them in our tents over the years.
LITTLE PIGGY CATERING
@LittlePiggyCateringCo | email@example.com
After perfecting the art of the perfect hogroast, Charlie and her team expanded into a full catering company and we think her food is so yummy! From grazing stations, to cheese towers, canapes to gala dinners, Little Piggy Catering specialise in making rustic, delicious homely food look fantastic for weddings and events.
BRIDGE END GARDENS
Council owned Bridge End gardens, in Saffron Walden is a hidden gem behind the impressive St Mary’s church in the oldest part of this picturesque Essex market town. Suitable for parties of 100 guests, we can fit either our 1-pole Sailcloth or 2 Kata Tipi’s on a single quadrant within the walled garden which can be privately hired. The rest of the gardens, including mazes, rose garden and fountains are walked through on the approach and in full summer are completely idyllic.
THE BARNS AT LODGE FARM
@LodgeFarmBarns | firstname.lastname@example.org
This brand new rural wedding venue just opened in Summer 2018. With C19th timber barn, modern industrial Granary Store, yard between the two and large open field to the side (a great space for our tents!) we really like Bryony (and Team’s) enthusiasm and passion for what they have created in this gorgeous space.
@HatfieldForestNationalTrust | email@example.com
National Trust owned Hatfield Forest is available to hire for weddings and we loved putting up Tipi’s here for a Summer 2017 wedding.
@JacklettsMeadow | firstname.lastname@example.org
This meadow, set in rural Essex countryside has a scenic fishing lake situated at the top and is surrounded by picturesque farmland and woodland. Available from May-Sept for up to 200 guests this is the perfect blank canvas for hosting any of our tent styles to create exactly what you want.
PEN & FOLD
@PenAndFold | email@example.com
Laser-cut and foil printed stationery by Pen&Fold is a brilliant way of introducing a modern touch to your wedding or event styling. Menu settings made for our Open Day sat beautifully in our modern-shaped Stretch Tent.
OOPS A DOODLE
@OopsaDoodle | firstname.lastname@example.org
Wedding Stationer Nicola loves creating elegant invitations but also items with a sense of humour. Her pre-designed invites are ace but she will happily create bespoke items too. And how about these painted pumpkins from our AW18 Open Day! Personalised, handwritten items are a fave.
RIVER NENE COTTAGES
@RiverNeneCottages | email@example.com
This riverside venue sits next to a beautiful C11th English church in idyllic Cambridgeshire countryside. A gorgeous English country garden setting with room to host up to 150 guests. (Stunning Tipi Wedding from summer 2017)
@HolywellHallWeddings | firstname.lastname@example.org
A Grade II* listed C17th country house set within rolling English countryside. With the house as the centrepiece, Holywell Hall also consists of stunningly maintained formal and wild flower gardens, fountains and lakes, an island, an Orangery, a Fishing Pavilion and ancillary cottages. We are proud to be recommended suppliers of tents for use in this picturesque landscape.
@Wedhead_London | email@example.com
Wedhead is based just down the road from us which we feel very lucky about. A rental studio that offers luxury, vintage and modern furniture available to hire for weddings, celebrations and corporate events – we LOVE their ghost chairs. Seen pictured here at another LBB supplier, Holywell Hall (see The Venue).
THE FIZZ BUSINESS
@TheFizzBusiness | firstname.lastname@example.org
*Brand New* The Fizz Business is a fab concept. Serving prosecco or champagne (cocktails or beer) from their adorable Piaggio Ape TukTuk.
@BarnDrift | email@example.com
Located within the Cley Marshes of Norfolk, Barn Drift is an idyllic spot. A C18th barn surrounded by private farm land with lots of room to host any of our tents with uninterrupted views of the sea.
This privately owned, lake-side spot, hidden from the road and backed by rolling Essex fields is available to hire via Cambridge Tent Company only. For further details please send us an enquiry directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
@NickiSheaPhotography | email@example.com
Super creative Nicki, loves anything a bit offbeat and quirky. We love the shots she captured from one of our 2018 Stretch Tent Weddings – loads of fun moments and bright colour!
@BrollyBucket | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Great British Summertime weather can be unpredictable, and chances are, if you are hiring with us, you have plans for as much of your day to be outside as possible. So whether it’s a little light rain or a slice of shade in uber hot weather, Brolly Bucket can hire umbrella and blanket packages to suit.
FURTHO MANOR FARM
@FurthoManorFarm | email@example.com
A couple of our Tipi’s were hosted at this beautiful spot, on the Northampton/Buckinghamshire border in Summer 2018. Boasting a lakeside field big enough to hold any numberof our tents, a large barn, and a church within walking distance; this charming, licenced venue is also host to a B&B – so lots of room for guests.
@AnsteyHall | firstname.lastname@example.org
A former country house built in the C17th, this Grade 1 listed mansion offers the perfect location for your wedding, whether you dream of an English afternoon tea with croquet on the lawn or a lavish weekend affair. Anstey Hall also provides gorgeous B&B accommodation, just 2 miles from Cambridge, furnished with antique furniture. These beautiful grounds have played host to our tents for a number of wedding fairs and we can’t get over the look inside the mansion!